Over their residency, students work closely with one another on projects initiated
by themselves, members of the faculty and guest artists. The 24-month program culminates
in the presentation of a work in progress that is the exploration of a student’s personal
Through a core set of classes the students take together, the faculty supports each
individual student’s growth with consultation and feedback.
crossing the borders
Employing a variety of methodologies drawn from best practices in theatrical and other
art forms, students learn the skills and strategies to generate work.
local and global social practice
Students are encouraged to actively engage with the local community of Baltimore,
a mecca of DIY theatre, as well as the national and international communities as they
explore the relevancy of their work within the social contexts.
Artists as educators and entrepreneurs
Students acquire the thinking of an artist with the visions of entrepreneurs and educators
through training, internships, and teaching opportunities.