ATPAM is pleased to announce that the Gatchell & Neufeld Manager Grant Program is now soliciting applications for this year’s cash award of $1,500. Established earlier this year to honor the legacy of Broadway General Managers R. Tyler Gatchell and Peter Neufeld, the program will, beginning this year, bestow an annual grant on a promising up and coming manager in the industry.
Applicants should submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 1, 2015:
A letter, not to exceed two pages, explaining why they are interested in pursuing a career as a Broadway manager. They should address what they see as their potential and what they have done to date in the business. The letter should include contact information.
One recommendation from a professional colleague who can speak to the applicant’s work to date. (recommendation form available under ‘useful forms’ from menu above right). Members of the grant selection committee may not write recommendations.
Be currently working with a theatre owner, general manager or producer on a Broadway, pre-Broadway or touring Broadway production.
Have passion and commitment to the industry and to the people working in it.
Be aware of industry trends and long term challenges.
Be committed to personal growth and professional development.
Be able to integrate personal and professional goals.
Note: The recipient may be a member of the ATPAM apprentice program but that is not a requirement.
Selection Committee and Process:
The 2015 selection committee will consist of Charlotte St. Martin, Nick Kaledin, Jeff Wilson, Florie Seery and Stephen Bogardus. Deliberations will take place in August and may involve an interview.
Contributions, which are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law, are still being accepted for the program. They may be made payable and sent to:
The Broadway League Foundation, Inc. 729 Seventh Avenue – 5th floor New York, NY 10019 attn: Accounting Department
Gatchell & Neufeld: