Do you know a student who loves theater but isn’t sure where they fit in? We are pleased to partner with Design Action to officially launch SPRINGBOARD TO DESIGN 2022 – a program that explores the process of theatrical collaboration and the many opportunities and career paths in the field of American theatre design for public high school students from historically underrepresented populations in the theatre industry. 

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by Tuesday, May 31 at 11:59PM ET

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ABOUT SPRINGBOARD TO DESIGN

Led by renowned members of the contemporary theatre in the heart of NYC, the Springboard to Design curriculum includes workshops, seminars, and attending performances –  on Broadway and off. Instructors will consist of award-winning artists who will create a collaborative environment for students, as they explore costume, set, lighting, projection, and sound design.

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WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Springboard to Design aims to provide students with access to theatre education they may not otherwise receive. Therefore, no prior experience is required to participate. Applicants with an interest in any of the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Sewing
  • Fashion
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Building
  • Creating
  • Storytelling
  • ..and more!

IT’S EASY TO APPLY

The application process is simple and designed to be easy and straightforward. In addition to basic contact information that can be filled out in a matter of minutes, submissions require the following simple materials: 

  • An Introduction Video
    • Does not have to be professionally recorded
  • An original piece of visual or aural art
    • This can be anything the student has created – no guidelines!

QUESTIONS?

Ask away! Please reach out to Zoë Lewis at zmlewis8@gmail.com or Janae Beaver at jbeaver1@fordham.edu.

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