In partnership with Yale School of Drama and East Los Angeles College, Center Theatre Group will host “Graduate School Training for Design/Tech/Stage Management: Through the Lens of Yale School of Drama,” a free panel discussion followed by a reception and workshops from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at East Los Angeles College Theatre Arts Department. The panel and reception are open to current undergraduates, early-career field professionals and college educators. Workshops are for prospective graduate students only.
The panel discussion begins at 1 p.m. and will feature Yale representatives describing the school’s conservatory training focusing on the design, technical design and production and stage management disciplines. The panel is followed by a reception where prospective students will have the opportunity to chat with faculty and alumni of the school. From 3 to 3:30 p.m., educators will meet with Yale representatives to discuss pathways from local schools into Yale School of Drama. From 3 to 4:30 p.m., prospective students will participate in brief workshops focused on resume building, personal statements and references and portfolio creation.