Performers in Transition Arts Management Fellowship

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For release on: Mar 8, 2012

Performers in Transition Arts Management Fellowship

Location: New York City

Application Deadline: March 15, 2012

Program length: 14 months


The Performers in Transition Arts Management Fellowship is a program of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Center, in collaboration between the Brooklyn Academy of Music, designed to train professional performing artists with a proven dedication to transition into arts management. A structured blend of formal and hands-on training, the Fellowship combines arts management training with applied experience in producing a performance with a Brooklyn based organization.  The 2012 Fellowship is open to Professional Dancers working in New York City.  Participation is free of charge for successful applicants.


The Fellowship includes:

·         Opportunity to shadow an Executive Director of an assigned dance organization and participate in the producing process for a performance in the Judith R. and Alan H. Fishman Theater Space.

·         Nine three-hour workshops with DVIAM and BAM leadership in key management areas including Artistic Planning, Fundraising, Marketing, Financial Management, Public Relations, IT, Production Management and Strategic Planning.

·         Ongoing access to an online resource library

·         Ongoing access to a DeVos Institute alumni community.


Applicant Criteria:

·         Minimum of six years professional dance experience where performing was your primary source of employment. Please provide a letter from your current or previous employer in dance to support this criterion.

·         Reside within commuting distance to New York City

·         Able to attend all program seminars* (See approximate dates below)

·         Able to commit 40 training hours with the producing organization over the course of the 14 month program to support the planning and production of the organization's culminating performance.


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