August 4, 2020 - October 1, 2020
Participants will meet weekly on Tuesdays with a 90-minute lecture 4:00-5:30pm EDT and on Thursdays for a 90-minute breakout discussion group between 3:00-6:00pm EDT.
Application closes July 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Phone interviews will begin July 20, 2020
Faculty for the Academy include Beth Morrison Projects’ staff and senior leadership: Beth Morrison, Jecca Barry, Brian Freeland, Kim Whitener, Robert Smith, and Ashley Peters plus guest colleagues in the field.
This course provides opportunities for:
Learning how to navigate the entire production process from conception to closing night
Budgeting and building effective templates
Fundraising planning and execution
Learning production vocabulary and definitions
Interfacing with professional producers and presenters in the industry
Feedback on pitch materials and projects
Option 1: $2,500. 8-week course that includes seminars, discussion groups, Q&A sessions, budget templates, example grant applications, example pitching materials and more.
Option 2: $3,500. Everything in Option 1 plus one private session with Beth & Jecca to get detailed feedback on a project or career aspirations, a pitch-session and feedback session with industry leaders, and a virtual networking event with BMP staff, colleagues and industry professionals.
We have a payment plan if that is preferred.
Three scholarships will be offered to BIPOC aspiring artists and/or producers hoping to become our next generation of arts administrators.
Applications for the scholarship will close July 25, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT.
At BMP, we are committed to fostering the next generation of producers. We are also committed to helping the fields of opera, music, and theatre become more equitable and inclusive of all voices. In recognition of the need for these voices in our spaces, BMP will be awarding 3 scholarships to BIPOC artists and/or aspiring producers hoping to become our next generation of arts administrators.
We are no longer accepting applications for financial aid.