Apply for the BMP: Producer Academy

October 20, 2020 - December 17, 2020

Participants will meet weekly for a 120-minute lecture on Tuesdays at 4pm EDT and for a 75-minute breakout discussion group on Thursdays at 3pm EDT or 4:30pm EDT. Additionally, there will be recurring happy hours and working zoom rooms for the participants.

Application closes October 12, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT


Faculty for the Academy include Beth Morrison Projects’ staff and senior leadership: Beth MorrisonJecca BarryBrian FreelandKim WhitenerRobert 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

  • One-on-one mentoring

  • 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.

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Which course option are you most interested in?
Financial Aid: Scholarship for BIPOC Artists & Producers

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.

By submitting your application, you certify that all the information provided is truthful and acknowledge the cost of the BMP: Producer Academy 8-week paid course. If you have any questions, please email us at

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138 South Oxford St, Suite 1C, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Phone: 646.389.7322


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