The AGE Theatre Collective

The AGE Theatre Collective, based in Portland, amplifies the resiliency of artists who identify as women of color, or trans and non-binary people of color (POC) who are active and supportive in theatre and performance. The Collective supports the artistic empowerment and professional development of our diverse communities. We do so through gatherings, workshops, info sessions, and an inter-generational mentorship program.

Consider joining our mentorship Program!

About the program:
For the second session of this mentorship program, The AGE Theatre Collective will provide a packet to mentors outlining a suggested structure of their four month long mentorship. From this structure, mentors will work with mentees to make the mentorship into something that serves the growth of both individual artists. Applications will be accepted now through August 31st, and you will be notified by September 10th if you have been accepted for this season of mentorship.

We hope to match all mentors and mentees who apply but in the event there is not a suitable pairing for you this season, we will reach out to suggest you re-apply in future seasons.

Applications window: August 1st – August 31, 2019

Duration: September 15, 2019 – December 15, 2019

Mentee Expectations:

  • Attendance at 2-4 of The AGE Theatre Collective’s “Monthly Mondays” events
  • Two hours per month spent meeting with mentor (phone or in person)
  • You will set three goals with your mentor to be completed by December 15, 2019.
  • Check in with collective facilitators monthly about your artistic work and goals.

Apply to be mentored

Mentor Expectations:

  • Attendance at 2-4 of The AGE Theatre Collective’s “Monthly Mondays” events
  • A total of 14 hours of additional work over the course of the program distributed as follows:
  • Two hours per month spent meeting with mentee (phone or in person)
  • Six additional hours spent on admin work: emails, editing, workshop planning etc.

Apply to mentor

Consider becoming a member of the collective!

Collective Membership Requirements:

  • Meet once with a facilitator to discuss your interest in supporting this community
  • Commitment to attend at least two “Monthly Mondays” between September, 2019 and April, 2020
  • Provide Headshot and Bio for our website
  • Commitment to re-posting or Emailing about AGE events once monthly
  • Reviewing and providing feedback to 2 submissions of new work for Hear Our Voice II

Collective Membership Perks:

  • First access to all AGE events and educational opportunities
  • Listing on our directory of artists
  • A voice in Collective Planning

Become a member

Upcoming events:

The AGE Theatre Collective “Monthly Mondays”

Monthly Mondays are events held once a month at AGE’s office space to foster community among women of color, and trans or non-binary artists of color. Each month there is a theme, of course food, and time dedicated to discussing the current issues facing our community. We encourage all collective members to attend and all artists who identify with our Collective are welcome to join us and hear more of what we’re about. These gatherings are a safe space to discuss our truths with only POC theatre artists. 

When: 6:00pm-8:00pm
September 16, 2019, October 7, 2019, November 4, 2019, December 2, 2019, January 13, 2020, February 3, 2020, March 2, 2020, April 6, 2020, May 4, 2020