Howard U

“CTC has recruited talented performers from Howard for decades. With the HU Arts Administration Fellowship, talented students are placed into roles in production, management, and administration. The Howard fellow is encouraged to grow, take risks, and gain experience working side by side with seasoned professionals behind the scenes of a major theatre company.”
–Peter Brosius, CTC Artistic Director

The leading theatre for young audiences in North America, Children’s Theatre Company, and Howard University, one of the top historically black universities (HBCU's) in the U.S., have partnered to create a year-long Fellowship for students and emerging graduates of Howard’s Theatre Arts Administration program to establish a pathway for future African American arts leaders to launch their professional theatre careers. Howard University's Department of Theatre Arts is an internationally acclaimed leader and producer of artistic merit. Fellows are hand-picked by Howard’s Theatre Arts Administration program for placement at Children’s Theatre Company. Howard University is notable for the versatility of theatre arts training, professional standard of production and the legacy of its influential alumni, faculty and staff. Some of the world’s leading African American artists in the theatre and entertainment industry have trained under the expertise of current and former esteemed Fine Arts faculty. Well-known alum include Phylicia Rashad, Taraji P. Henson, Anthony Anderson, Chadwick Boseman and Amber Iman.

Howard University Theatre Arts Administration Fellowship: The Howard Fellow is employed Full Time at Children’s Theatre Company for a full season, working with Senior Staff leaders in departments throughout the company to gain hands-on professional theatre management experience with access to mentorship, professional, and leadership development opportunities.  

Adarra Davis

2015-2016 Howard University Fellow: Adarra Davis  
Adarra started her year as a Production Assistant for the world premiere of Akeelah and the Bee, then stepped into a hands-on production management role for CTC's largest fundraiser of the year, the Curtain Call Ball. Gaining exposure to CTC's Theatre Arts Training program, Adarra stage managed a high school student show, Laramie Project, and attended professional development trainings on topics such as gender inclusion and the impacts of trauma on brain development.  Continuing to focus on events, Adarra coordinated a Howard Alumni reception, mentored by CTC's Development Director, and is currently teaming up with CTC's Associate Production Manager to plan a 50th Anniversary Open House community event in February 2016. This winter, Adarra will be observing CTC's teaching artist residencies in the schools and in the community, and continuing to work with CTC's producer and company manager on casting and contracting local, national, and international artists. With regular mentorship check-ins with CTC's Director of Access and Inclusion, Adarra will continue to be placed with opportunities that meet her goals. Her fellowship will conclude in June 2016.



Tevin Giddens

2014-2015 Howard University Fellow: Tevin Giddens
The first fellow in the program, Tevin broke new ground and gained experience by joining the Marketing team for hands-on experience and strategic planning for CTC's season-long community outreach and partnership development. Sharing his talents developed at Howard, Tevin assistant directed a CTC show for very young audiences, mentored by CTC's Artistic Director, Peter Brosius. Tevin received additional professional development and leadership skills through workshops on-site at CTC and off-site at YWCA's racial justice program and at Minnesota Council on Nonprofit's Leadership conference. With additional mentorship from CTC's Director of Access and Inclusion, Tevin joined Staff Diversity committee sessions to address and discuss biases in stories and productions for young audiences. Towards the end of his fellowship, Tevin created a two part presentation for CTC staff on the intersectionality, the experiences people of color in the arts and on institutional change and became a strong advocate for equity and inclusion on the artistic side as well as in outreach and education programming. 


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CTC’s Howard University Theatre Arts Administration Fellowship is a dedicated program of Children’s Theatre Company’s ACT One initiative, made possible with generous support from:

Cornell Moore
Wenda Weekes Moore
Women’s Foundation

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