BMP: Producer Academy Announces 2022 Cohort

By Chris Ruel

Beth Morrison Projects has announced the participants for the 2022 BMP: Producer Academy. After reviewing nearly 350 applications, BMP accepted 25 arts professionals into the program, which kicks off on Oct. 18, 2022.

The Mellon Foundation awarded the program a $485,000 grant, eliminating tuition, and funding the addition of a fellowship to further the growth, experience, and careers of participants. The grant will support the development of the Academy for the next three years.

The 2022 cohort members are Theodore “Teddy” Alexander, Troy Anthony, Spencer Armstrong, Carla Chambers, Kai Song Chan, November Christine, Estrellx, Noah Bo Fang, Jerome Joseph Gentes, Evan Kassof, Adin Lenahan, Anthony Madonna, Jonathan McCoullough, T.D. Mitchell, Roxanna Myhrum, Ekamba Odey, Yahzarah Oduro, Emma O’Halloran, Michael Spencer Phillips, Betsy Podsiadlo, Samantha Rose, Molly Schenck, Lea Luka Tiziana Sikau, Katherine Syer, and Gabriel Torres.

Cohort members represent a wide swath of artistic disciplines, from dance and poetry to opera and drama. The Academy served over 900 students in 17 countries in its first season. The academy aims to identify and nurture the next generation of creative producers and administrators.