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A donation to Open Stage Project is an actionable way to help ensure equal representation in the entertainment community. Open Stage Project students are the future of Broadway and the faces of a more inclusive backstage space.

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Ways to Give

By Check

Make check out to "Open Stage Project Inc." and mail to:

Open Stage Project

526 W. 26th St.

Studio 522

New York, NY 10001


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Shape a student's life with the gift of your time.

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$10,000 - Executive Producer

Sponsor full Act 2* Class including...

  • Tickets to 5 shows for Act 2 members & OpenStage Project chaperones.

  • Food for students prior to shows.

  • Honoraria for all Open Stage Project talkback attendees at performance.

  • Transportation to & from all events.

Choose Your Level

Sponsor Act 2* Capstone Project including...

  • A/V equipment for student vlogging.

  • Video/podcast hosting platform.

  • Outing for students & professional mentors.

  • Transportation needs.

  • All final presentation needs (hors d'oeuvres, venue, etc.)

$1,500 - Benefactor

Sponsor one full performance experience for Act 2* including...

  • Tickets to show for Act 2* students & OpenStage Project chaperone(s).

  • Food for students prior to show.

  • Honoraria for all Open Stage Project talkback attendees at performance.

  • Transportation to & from event.

$1,000 - Inaugural Mentors Circle

Sponsor one student throughout the Act 2* process including...

  • Tickets to all five performances for Act 2 students.

  • Food prior to all five performances.

  • Transportation to & from performances & events.

$100 - Sponsor a Mentor/Mentee Outing

Sponsor an outing for an Act 2* student & their mentor including...

  • Coffee/lunch for both the student and mentor.

  • Transportation to & from outing.

$5,000 - Co-Producer

Inaugural Mentor's Circle

We're thrilled to celebrate the members of our Inaugural Mentor's Circle. It is through their dedication and support that we've been able to further grow our organization during these uncertain times.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids

Lily Fan

Naomi Grabel

Sharon Karmazin

Abby Leigh

Ogden Capital Properties

Daryl & Steven Roth

Jayne Baron Sherman

Antonio Soddu

Valerie Tootle

Elsa Ward



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*Act 2 is a full year, application-only program for female high school students entering their Junior or Senior year.  This group of 8-10 students attend Broadway shows with post-show talkbacks, tour scenic/props studios, and are each paired with a mentor to guide them as they pursue secondary education.  The program runs September-May and is completely free for students.
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Open Stage Project

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

Tel: (917) 969-9102

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