Apply to the Fall BMP: Producer Academy

Apply to the Fall BMP: Producer Academy

CATEGORY: Classes/Schools

Beth Morrison Projects
Brooklyn, NY 11226

Job Details


Have you ever wondered what goes into producing new works? Learn the tricks of the trade from the experts at BMP: Producer Academy. BMP’s Producer Academy will demystify the production process. From having a great idea to opening night to touring and more, we’ll help you form concrete skills to develop and produce new performance works.

Taking place from October 20, 2020 - December 17, 2020, participants will meet weekly for a 120-minute lecture on Tuesdays at 4pm EDT and for a 75-minute breakout discussion group on Thursdays at 3pm EDT or 4:30pm EDT. Additionally, there will be recurring happy hours and working zoom rooms for the participants.

Faculty for the Academy include Beth Morrison Projects’ staff and senior leadership: Beth Morrison, Jecca Barry, Brian Freeland, Kim Whitener, Robert Smith, and Ashley Peters plus guest colleagues in the field.

This course provides opportunities for:
-Learning how to navigate the entire production process from conception to closing night
-Budgeting and building effective templates
-Fundraising planning and execution
-Learning production vocabulary and definitions
-One-on-one mentoring
-Interfacing with professional producers and presenters in the industry
-Feedback on pitch materials and projects by high level industry presenters

-Option 1: $2,500. 8-week course that includes seminars, discussion groups, Q&A sessions, budget templates, example grant applications, example pitching materials and more.
-Option 2: $3,500. Everything in Option 1 plus one private session with Beth & Jecca to get detailed feedback on a project or career aspirations, a pitch-session and feedback session with industry leaders, and a virtual networking event with BMP staff, colleagues and industry professionals. 

We have a payment plan if that is preferred.

Three scholarships will be offered to BIPOC aspiring artists and/or producers hoping to become our next generation of arts administrators.

Application closes October 12, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Application time: 20 minutes or less


October 20, 2020 - December 17, 2020