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Apply for a 2024-25 JoElyn Wakefield-Wright Stage Director Fellowship!

JoElyn Wakefield-Wright
The National Opera Association's JoElyn Wakefield-Wright Stage Director Fellowship provides funding to aspiring opera stage directors as they begin their careers. This fellowship is open to music or theater graduate students, or early career post-academics, with an interest in opera stage direction.

The fellowship winner will receive the following:

  • A fellowship stipend towards application, tuition, travel, and/or housing to any opera stage director program between May 2024 and April 2025 (multiple awards of up to $1000 are possible)
  • If the applicant has not been offered a contract at a program, NOA will provide expedited application to one of the many such programs that are run by NOA members.
  • The winner may be offered the opportunity to present in a session at a subsequent NOA National Conference, detailing their experiences.

Read more and apply now!