2020/2021 FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Submissions EXTENDED TO MAY 15

Now accepting submissions for the 2020/2021 Fellowship Program!

Description of the Fellowship:

Single Carrot Theatre’s fellowship program is designed to provide hands on experience to emerging theater artists, as well as an opportunity to have a working understanding of Baltimore’s premier ensemble theatre. The fellowship is a season-long program that includes administrative and artistic responsibilities. Single Carrot is dedicated to the growth of artists, and the fellowship has been created to introduce emerging theatre artists and administrators to the exciting and demanding world of ensemble theatre.

Next year, Single Carrot Theatre will be entering its thirteenth season as a company. Fellows work to fulfill SCT’s mission and support the SCT Ensemble. A fellow manages individual projects to support the operations of both the business and artistic workings of Single Carrot Theatre. Artistic assistantships or shadowing opportunities may be offered.

Single Carrot Theatre creates site-specific, community driven theatre. Single Carrot’s season includes three mainstage productions a year, three-five one-night only engagement events, and numerous education programs. Single Carrot also creates cross-sector partnerships along with every mainstage production. These partnerships allow our audiences to engage with communities and organization that connect our work to their lives in Baltimore.

Expectations:

  • Successful candidates should have a willingness to listen, explore and grow with regards to both the artistic and administrative aspects of non-profit ensemble theatre
  • SCT Fellows must commit to a full year at Single Carrot Theatre from August 1st, 2020 through July 31st, 2021.
  • Fellows should be able to commit to10-20 hours of work per week. Administrative work will take place during a typical weekday workday schedule. Additional evenings and weekends will be required. SCT respects religious and national holidays.
  • Fellow will participate in all events and initiatives as a part of SCT’s 13th season.
  • Fellow is expected to attend company meetings and ensemble trainings.
  • Fellows will assist ensemble members with their work, and assist in company-wide duties (including Front of House shifts, Strike Calls, and Marketing and Development events and campaigns).
  • Fellow will Participate in artistic assistantships and/or shadowing opportunities as assigned, complete individual administrative projects, and complete other duties as assigned.
  • Fellow should to have a positive attitude, and be willing and eager to try new things and learn new skills. They must be able to handle a demanding schedule and perform well under pressure
  • Fellow should be skilled at working independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Fellow should reflect positively on SCT at all times in the community.

Requirements:

  • Some prior artistic experience in theater (performance, directing, design, stage management)
  • Ideal candidate is a recent college graduate with a degree in theater, a current college student studying theater, or anyone looking for more experience working at an ensemble theatre.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Other administrative skills and experience are a plus
  • Ideal candidate is a self-starter and takes initiative
  • Desire to learn, get your hands dirty, and grow as an artist and administrator

Fellowship Benefits:

  • Season-long intensive experience with a growing ensemble theatre
  • Possible artistic opportunities in design, building, stage management, dramaturgy and performing at Single Carrot Theatre
  • Administrative opportunities including public relations, marketing, development, education, audience development, production management, and technical direction.

Evaluation:

  • Fellows have an evaluation 90 days after their arrival, and again at the end of the fellowship. These meetings provide the Fellows and supervisors with a formal framework within which progress can be discussed, goals identified and mutual expectations articulated.

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