CGDC MENTEE PROGRAM
This program will create industry connections between CGDC mentors and artists on their path towards becoming a director or choreographer in theatre. Program goals include building networks, developing strategies for career advancement, and expanding knowledge from industry leaders.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
To become a CGDC mentee, fill out the application form below. You will need to:
Include 2 reference letters from professional directors and/or choreographers
Attach your resume
Answer a few short form questions
Applications will be processed in rounds, with the facilitation of up to 20 mentor/ mentee connections
September 6, 2022 - October 6, 2022 - Applications will be open
October 7, 2022 - November 7, 2022 - CGDC will work to facilitate connections
November 8, 2022 - January 8, 2023 - Program round 1
*If you are a successful applicant, but we do not find you a suitable pairing, your application will be rolled over into the next round.
Professional experience in the industry a plus
Credits in the relevant area you are pursuing a plus
Strong conflict resolution skills
Strong collaborative and teamwork skills
Willingness to listen and learn
Applications are now closed.
WHY I STAND WITH CGDC
"I support CGDC because it strives to bring equity and opportunity to artists. I have a personal mission to “lift the veil” of secrecy that can sometimes permeate this industry. I feel nourished by helping young-in-craft artists examine their career paths and develop strategies for success. CGDC is a tangible way for me to help!"