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Donate Today

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 Inc.

2248 Broadway #1240
New York, NY 10024


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

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$5,000 - Paid Internship

Support the launch of Open Stage Project’s “Act 3” program, which places 3 young women in paid backstage internships each summer.

Seeking 3 donors

Choose Your Level

$1,000 - Student in Act 2*

$500 - Virtual Watch Party*

Give a high school girl 1 year of exclusive access to industry mentors, job shadowing, and monthly skill building in our advanced “Act 2 program that admits 12 girls annually.

Seeking 12 donors

$200 - New Partner School

Increase the number of students we serve by covering onboarding costs of 1 new partner public high school.

Seeking 10 donors

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$2,000 - Industry Panel*

Reach ~200 students who attend our fall and spring panels. Past panelists include Tony winner Rachel Chavkin, Local 1's Eileen Macdonald, and IATSE's Carin Ford.

Seeking 2 donors

Give 70 students the gift of seeing a show for free plus an exclusive career conversation with female backstage crew.

Seeking 4 donors

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
Dan Cayre
Diana DiMenna
Lily Fan
Carson & Joseph Gleberman
Naomi Grabel
Jenny Kane
Sharon Karmazin
Abby Leigh
Patricia Meadow
Ogden Capital Properties
Daryl & Steven Roth

Fiona Howe Rudin
Jenna Segal
Jayne Baron Sherman
Antonio Soddu
Dan Sternberg and Debbie Cooper
Valerie Tootle
Stephanie Vardavas
Elsa Ward
Katherine Weller
Barbara Whitman


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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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