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BIPOC Committee Mentorship Program 2024 – DEADLINE TO APPLY

May 17

UBCP/ACTRA is offering its professional mentoring program to all members who identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Colour (BIPOC).

The program:

  • is offered to BIPOC performers engaged in all areas of recorded media;
  • is for continued self-development towards defined tangible objectives;
  • lasts for a 6 month duration – July 1 through December 31, 2024;
  • matches protégés with experienced mentors who have faced and can relate to specific challenges;
  • is conducted with a regularly agreed upon schedule, with structured on-purpose meetings;
  • requires both parties to meet a minimum of 2 hours per month;
  • is flexible and can be coordinated at mutual convenience.

Eligibility – all applicants must:

  • identify as Black, Indigenous, or Person of Colour
  • be a Full or Apprentice member
  • must be 18 years of age or older
  • include a performing resume with their application
  • include a headshot with their application

We are seeking members to be protégés who are new to the industry or have faced challenges and barriers in their careers and are looking for mentorship from an experienced member.

Apply as a Protégé
We are looking for experienced members who wish to give back to the performing arts community by mentoring a protégé who is facing obstacles in their career.
Apply as a Mentor
The deadline to apply is May 17, 2024.

We hope to have all proteges matched by June 19, 2024. While best efforts will be made to match you with the most suitable mentor, there is no guarantee that we will be able to accommodate specific requests.

We will be holding an orientation and launch event on June 25, please mark your calendars and more details to come.

If you encounter any problems or have any questions, please email [email protected] or call 604-679-0727 ext. 2248


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