Apply for GreenRoom fellowship

This application is a 3-stage process which includes a written artistic statement, a skills review video submission, and an interview. After the written artistic statement, you will be notified via email if you have moved on to the additional stages of the process. Information has been included for the skills review video and the interview to help you plan ahead.

To ensure your application is eligible and will be considered, carefully review and and adhere to the requirements (i.e. do not go under or over stated requirements).

Notice about financial obligation

All payments made to fellows will be reported on a 1099-MISC and may be subject to tax. Fellows should consult with their tax advisor.

COVID Statement

Fellows will follow the same COVID-19 protocols as our production team. These protocols continue to be monitored for reevaluation and are subject to change.

Written artistic statement

Due April 7, 2023 by 11:59 PM CST

Please fill out the form to submit your written artistic statement.

Questions about the form?

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Additional application stages

Only the written application is due by April 7. Information for these stages are included here in advance to help you plan ahead.

Skills review

Due April 20

You will be notified via email by April 13 if you have moved forward to this stage in the application process. A Dropbox link for submissions will be provided in the email.

The skills review video is to help us see how we can best help you in this fellowship. So do your best and be yourself!

Video instructions

Video submission should be at least 1:30 minutes, and no longer than 2:00 minutes.

In your video submission, please demonstrate all of the following:
  • Sing 30 seconds of your favorite song, or sing "Happy Birthday" twice (without music)

  • Speak 10–12 lines from your favorite poem/book/monologue, or speak the excerpt of "Where the Sidewalk Ends" by Shel Silverstein (included in 'Submission materials' section)

  • Perform eight counts of eight of your own dancing/movement, or the choreography in the example choreography video (included in 'Submission materials' section) (with or without music)

Please see instructions in Ordway Education Self Video Guide to record.

Ordway Education Self Video Guide
A resource for filming self videos


Scheduled via email by April 28

This interview helps us get to know you better and gives you a chance to have a conversation with the faculty! You will be notified via email by April 28 if you are requested for an interview.

The interviews will take place via Zoom on May 15 and May 16, 2023, between 3:00–5:30 p.m.

We invite applicants to share any accommodations support requests at any point during the application and interview process.

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