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Multidisciplinary Stage Management

Apply NowB.F.A. in Multidisciplinary Stage Management

Your Training
Curriculum information
Your Teachers
NEW! Q&A with Faculty Member Bozkurt Karasu
Application Requirements 

Your Training

The Conservatory College's B.F.A. in Multidisciplinary Stage Management places students at the heart of the school's robust performance environment, allowing them to train in a variety of disciplines and experience all aspects of performance creation. By studying and working on theater, opera and dance productions, as well as with music ensembles, students will build a diverse professional portfolio and be fully prepared to enter any performing arts discipline.

First Year Guest Aritsts
Abbie H. Katz, Program Director
Darby Smotherman,
The Boston Conservatory
Winston Limauge, The Boston Conservatory
James Bernhardt, Suffolk University
Bozkurt Karasu, MIT
Chelsea Antrim, Boston Lyric Opera
Jason Kaiser, Pomegranate Arts
Larry Geddes, The Juilliard School
Anthony Schiaro
Frances McSherry, Northeastern University

Q&A with Bozkurt Karasu

(Basic Stage Craft and Design, Projection and Second Year Lighting)

Q: What or where the most inspiring place(s) you’ve worked at? 
A: Royal Shakespeare Company, De Singel Antwerp and The Performing Garage.

Q: Why theater? What inspired you?
A: Companies—After working as a technical director with so many famous companies and ensembles at a very young age I realized that I wanted to be a part of one. So I quit studying chemical engineering and started to study dramaturgy.

Q: What are you most passionate about?
A: Knowledge.

Q: If you had to choose one word to describe your teaching style/philosophy, what would it be?
A: "Performing"

Q: What skills will your students master in your class?
A: How to funnel everything they know about art and making art into their personal work.

Q: What kind of student do you want to work with?
A: Students from whom I can learn as well.

Q: What kind of work are you interested in exploring?
A: Work which students can build with their own interests and knowledge, instead of mine.

Application Requirements

Applicants of the B.F.A. in multidisciplinary stage management program are required to interview for admissions.

To schedule your interview, first submit an online application and follow the steps in the confirmation email.

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