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Diversity and Inclusion in TYA Leadership Fellowship

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About Diversity and Inclusion in TYA Leadership Fellowship

The NYCCT TYA Leadership Fellowship offers an opportunity for mid-career professionals who are building towards a leadership position in the TYA field to gain executive-level mentorship and experience at a thriving TYA company. The goal of the Fellowship is to is to offer individuals of diverse backgrounds that are underrepresented in the Theater for Young Audiences industry the opportunity to work alongside our leadership staff and grow their skills, insights, and knowledge of the TYA field to prepare them for leadership roles in the future.

Through continued support of this fellowship, NYCCT aims to develop a more diverse population of leaders in the field of TYA. Leadership fellows will be invited to participate in a range of executive-level activities based upon their availability and aligned with their interests. They will work in conjunction with the Executive Director and staff on a project that that relates to the field, and will attend monthly mentorship meetings with the Executive Director. Fellows will have the agency to set their own schedule. Fellows are asked to join the regular staff review of current NYCCT work and future plans and offer honest, critical responses to the same.

Application Deadline:

  • Applications will be accepted through January 31, 2023.

Additional Perks of this Fellowship Program:

  • The position comes with a stipend of $2,500.

Diversity and Inclusion in TYA Leadership Fellowship Application


NYCCT is committed to making all positions accessible for all applicants, so if you have any questions, concerns or know of any specific accommodations we can prepare for you during the application or interview process, please email

Please submit a resume and the following application in either written or video form. Videos should be no longer than 6 minutes.

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