Allen Lee Hughes BIPOC Fellowship Program

$21,600 yearly
  • Arena Stage
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Mar 13, 2023
Seasonal Other-Not Specified

Job Description

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023

The Allen Lee Hughes BIPOC Fellowship Program restarted with the 2022/23 season, reclaiming its roots as a professional training program for individuals who are interested in contributing to a fuller representation of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) individuals in the arts.

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.

The program offers personalized training and in-depth, hands-on experience with top-tier professionals in artistic and technical production, arts administration, arts education and community outreach. Additionally, all fellows receive:

  • Mentorship from Arena Stage staff members, including senior staff
  • Professional development workshops
  • Monthly meetings with directors, designers, and senior staff administrators who provide insight into the overall management of the theater
  • A fellowship stipend


Each fellowship has its own set of requirements. For more information, go to:

Application Deadline: March 24, 2023

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Salary Information

All fellows receive a $600 weekly stipend, before taxes. Weekly take home pay, depending on your state, rounds out to between $480 and $540. Healthcare package through Arena Stage is an option.