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Micro-Fest Fellowship Program

Posted: Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012 at 5:48 pm in Opportunities

As part of the Micro-Fest USA initiative, the Network of Ensemble Theaters is inviting applications for the inaugural Micro-Fest Fellowship Program, a leadership development opportunity targeting artists and their community peers/collaborators who are collectively engaging in community development and creative placemaking.

The Fellowship opportunity is only available to artists and community members in Detroit, Appalachia (Knoxville, TN/Harlan, KY), New Orleans and Honolulu.

Over a 10-month period, a cohort of eight (8) Fellows will come together five times to discuss and explore the dynamics of arts-driven, cross sector collaborations (i.e. artists/arts organizations and other sectors). Activities will include explorations of collaboration models, intimate conversations with leaders in these practices, skill building, reflection and study of cross sector collaboration practices/challenges, support for individual projects, facilitation and organizing skills. NET will cover travel and lodging expenses during the Fellowship period to attend Fellowship events/meetings.

Three things to know about the application process:

  1. Deadline: Applications are due July 20, 2012 at 9pm PST
  2. Interviews: A short list of finalists will be invited to a phone interview.
  3. Decision: Candidates will be notified of their acceptance by August 1, 2012

Download a full description of the program and application MicroFest Fellowship App.

If you have questions about the program or application, please contact Mark Valdez at  Please send your completed application materials to

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