This fellowship may be applied for by a bona fide student who has stage managed an associate or participating entry. For the purpose of the National Stage Management Fellowship, a bona fide student is:
- an undergraduate student registered for at least six semester or equivalent quarter hours;
- or a graduate student registered for at least three semester or equivalent quarter hours;
- or a continuing part-time student enrolled in a regular degree or certificate program.
Undergraduate, graduate, and continuing part-time students must be matriculating and pursuing a degree at the time of the KCACTF official response.
Student stage managers must be nominated by the director of the production they stage managed (or appropriate faculty mentor if the director is also a student).
- Deadline for Application is January 23rd, 2013
- Familiarize yourself with the National Guidelines at www.kcactf.org.
Link directly to the National Stage Manager Fellowship guidelines here.
- Get a recommendation from the director of the production they stage managed (or appropriate faculty mentor if the director is also a student).
Link to the online recommendation form here.
- Supply a letter of intent, written solely by the student, including: a short commentary of the
stage manager's approach statement about why the student believes he/she may gain a positive experience by participating in the reginal festival and his/her intention to practice stage management in the future.
- Supply a one page résumé.
The letter of intent and a one page résumé should be sent to the regional Stage Management Coordinator, Shiz Herrera. Please be sure to provide contact information, including email, for all student stage managers.
Materials must be received by January 23rd, 2012 to:
Complete Guidelines can be reviewed at www.kcactf.org. Link directly to the National Stage Manager Fellowship guidelines here.
Finalists will be selected from the nominees and informed prior to Festival. Each finalist will be interviewed at festival by a panel of regional judges, and each will be given a stage managing assignment at Festival. One student from Region VIII will be invited to the national festival, held at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, in Washington DC in April.
Additional information on the National Stage Management Fellowship can be found at www.kcactf.org. Click on the student link at the bottom of the page. And then click on the Design and Technology vertical links to the left.