John Gore Organization Pledges 100K to the T. Fellowship with Columbia University
BY Paola Alexandra Soto, September 28, 2018
Steven Chaikelson, full time faculty and head of the MFA Theatre Management and Producing concentration for the School of the Arts, is also the co-director of the T. Fellowship. Victoria Bailey, adjunct faculty at the School of the Arts, serves as a program advisor for the fellowship program. Bailey is also the Executive Director of the Theatre Development Fund.
The T. Fellowship is dedicated to fostering new creative producers, the fellowship runs in connection with Columbia University School of the Arts and provides a $10,000 stipend. The program also includes a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. The fellow will have access to courses in Columbia's MFA Theatre Management & Producing Program. It was recently announced on Broadway News that The John Gore Organization has pledged $100,000 in funds for the fellowship program beginning in 2018.
The application process for the T. Fellowship program is now open and ends on October 15, 2018. Visit the T. Fellowship website for more information and to apply. Final candidates will go through an interview process with the fellowship committee, the program will begin in January of 2019.