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Competition Details

Allen Lee Hughes BIPOC Fellowship

Be sure to consult the Fellowship Website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.

About this Fellowship

This program is crafted for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students aiming at a career in professional theater.

The goal of Arena Stage's fellowship program is to cultivate the next generation of BIPOC theater professionals by providing the highest standard of training through immersion in the art and business of producing theater. Successful candidates are highly motivated individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the arts.

Seasonal fellowships are full time and require a dedication of 35-38 weeks.

Deadlines are typically in February, but be sure to check the competition website for the current cycle’s deadline.

Award Value

All fellows receive a weekly stipend of $600 in addition to mentorship from Arena Stage staff members, professional development workshops, and monthly meetings with directors, designers, and senior staff administrators.

Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
Year(s) of Application Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters

Minimum Grade Point Average



US Citizen, Green Card Holder
Campus Nomination Required No

Last updated: July 12, 2022

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