Apply today for Open Stage Project's 2021-2022 Act 2 Program! This FREE program is for NYC public high school girls* interested in behind-the-scenes careers in theater, film, and TV.
Selected students attend Broadway shows with post-show talkbacks, tour physical production shops, and connect directly with industry mentors. The program runs September 2021-May 2022 and continues virtually during COVID-19.
Application Deadline: Saturday, July 31st, 2021 @11:59pm ET
Cost to participate: $0
Group interviews will be held after your application has been reviewed, and students will be notified no later than September 1st, 2021.
*We use an inclusive definition of "girls," “women,” and “female” and welcome trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people.
A free after school program designed to introduce young women* to the backstage theatrical arts. This program aims to create a revolution in the arts by empowering women's voices in all areas of theatrical storytelling.
*We use an inclusive definition of "girls," “women,” and “female,” and we welcome trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people. We believe in supporting the many intersections of our members’ identities, such as but not limited to race, sexual orientation, gender expression, socioeconomic class, and immigrant/indigenous status.
Open Stage Project teaches job-readiness with an eye toward workforce development in our Act 1, Act 2, and Act 3 programs. We focus on resume-building and job training to close the gender gap backstage. Our events include performances, career conversation, studio tours, panels, and mentorship opportunities.
OPEN STAGE PROJECT
Act 2 Student