Avenue Winter Fellowship 2020-21
LOCATION: 780 Joseph Avenue (Fully accessible. Inclusive for all abilities.)
WINTER 2020-21 PROGRAM DATES:
Begins Tuesday, January 19th (Ages 15 and up)
Mandatory 1/12 - 1/15 Fellowship orientation/training/audition week for those applying to be an Avenue Youth Fellow for Winter 2020-21. Past Fellows are expected to attend and share their experiences, progress toward goals and assist with the orientation process to re-qualify.
Avenue Fellows (Ages 15 and up) in good standing are eligible to earn a stipend of up to $750 per semester.
The Avenue Blackbox Theatre is a safe, bold, inclusive space that seeks to disrupt, dismantle and destroy systems of racism, oppression, and hate. We expect and lovingly insist that our collaborators, participants, fellows, interns and volunteers join this effort whole heartedly.
• No Sexism
• No Racism
• No Ageism
• No Homophobia
• No Fatphobia
• No Transphobia
• No Hate
....will be tolerated on the premises or by those representing The Avenue in the community.
SPECIAL NOTE: Thanks to the generous support of private donors, The Field, Rochester Area Community Foundation, in-kind contributions and our dedicated mentors & volunteers; The Avenue Children's Theatre Project is TUITION-FREE for city youth who are unable to pay. The Avenue Fellowship costs are covered by grants and private donations to include John F. Wegman Fund, Feinbloom Foundation and The Leah Lozzano Memorial Endowment to The Avenue Children's Theatre Project. Thank you!
**We ask families who can to also consider donating a little something extra to the Avenue Children's Theatre Project so that we can continue to offer TUITION & ADMISSION FREE programing for our youth that need it the most.
Tuition costs for all others are: $165 Ages 9 and under/$330 Ages 10 and up. Avenue Fellows can earn a stipend of up to $750 per semester. Consider sponsoring a youth!
Tax deductible options and more info on how to make gifts can be found at:
, directly to
. Or in person or by mail to: 780 Joseph Avenue, Rochester, NY 14621.
QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS? Please call 585-491-6730 or email
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AVENUE Fellows/Apprenticeship program is for young adults interested in learning and developing skills in performing arts, theater production and community organizing. Varying hours, stipends and other paid opportunities are available.) Tell us which production areas you are interested in working and learning in! (choose all that apply)
noDrama club (Performing arts development and opportunities for actors and performers. Direct mentorship and workshops included.)
AVENUE S.T.E.A.M. 2 STAGE Apprentice (Technical and creative development for young creatives interested in set design and theatre tech. Direct mentorship included.)
AVENUE COOL KIDS Apprentice (Working with younger children as a teaching assistant, workshop leader and more especially our Saturday/Sunday performing arts programs for community youth. Direct mentorship included.))
AVENUE YOUNG ORGANIZER TRAINING (Opportunities for creative community organizing, social justice and civic engagement. Direct mentorship and workshops included.
Program Cost Waiver
We are TUITION-FREE for city youth who are unable to pay. Please select a tuition waiver below.
Teen Avenue Fellows or Apprentice Applicants - NO TUITION (If accepted you will receive a stipend.)
Urban Fellowship: Please select this option if you are affiliated with a college or university internship.
Please select this option if you are affiliated with a City of Rochester internship.
Are you able to pay $20 registration fee to cover the program t-shirt and bag?
(No worries if you can't. We can help!)
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Healthy Snacks provided daily. No junk food or outside drinks will be allowed in the space. Water bottles are allowed and encouraged but must be filled on site. Water fountain onsite.
No dietary restrictions
Please list any allergies, health restrictions, special needs. The Avenue is for everyone, so we would like to prepare for any special accommodations we haven't thought of!
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I am over 18, emancipated or the parent or guardian and give my consent and pledge to:
fully participate in the 2020-21 Avenue fellowship.
uphold the Avenue Fellowship agreement
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adhere to all COVID-19 safety and hygiene expectations
contribute to the No Shade, All Shine safe space expectations
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