Open Stage 

Project

Introducing young women to backstage theatrical careers

Our Mission

Open Stage Project aims to achieve gender parity in the backstage theatrical arts by educating, mentoring, and empowering under-served high school girls.* 

*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.

 
 

Program Overview

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..

Upcoming Events

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 Kinky Boots Watch Party 

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 Virtual Career Fair 

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 Virtual Fall Panel 

 

Student Testimonials

OPEN STAGE PROJECT
Act 2 Student

Tida

"Open Stage Project taught me how to network, which translated through to school as well. It’s important to build the skills to reach out and to not be afraid.”

 
 
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Contact Us
Open Stage Project

526 West 26th Street, Studio 522
New York, NY 10001​

Tel:( 917) 969-9102

info@openstageproject.org

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