Harold Prince is a the founder of T. Fellowship, which is designed to educate and empower new creative producers.
Harold Prince is a the founder of T. Fellowship, which is designed to educate and empower new creative producers.
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T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, has announced the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring. As the fifth fellow in the one-year program, which is designed to educate and empower new creative producers, Maring will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production.

The T. Fellowship mentors are founder Harold Prince, Margo Lion, Gregory Mosher, Tom Schumacher, Jeffrey Seller, and David Stone. The T. Fellowship Committee Members will serve as mentors to the selected Fellow. The program is managed by Columbia University School of the Arts.

Other advisors and staff for the T. Fellowship program include Victoria Bailey (executive director, Theatre Development Fund), director Orin Wolf (president of NETworks), codirector Steven Chaikelson (head of the MFA Theatre Management & Producing Concentration at the School of the Arts), assistant director Laura Bennegadi, Ed Wilson (cofounder), and Allen Greenberg (director of the Geraldine Stutz Trust).

The T. Fellowship was established to honor the legacy of Broadway producer T. Edward Hambleton by "supporting and developing a new generation of gifted, emerging creative theatrical producers, who initiate work from the ground up, following a path all their own."