And the winner of The Spring Awakening Associate Producer Scholarship is . . .
Ladies and Gentle-Blog-Readers . . . it is my pleasure to introduce the newest Associate Producer on Broadway . . . Alice Rix! Let me hear a woo-hoo!
And boy am I glad that decision is done.
Picking a winner of this thing was hard! First, we sorted through several hundred applicants, and narrowed it down to 12. Then we threw them all in a conference room to battle it out with marketing ideas and producing conundrums (one applicant jokingly referred to it as Ken Davenport’s “Hunger Games”).
And then a few of those folks made it to a one-on-one interview with me.
Alice herself can tell you how tough it was to pick a winner because one of my interview questions was, “If you didn’t get the job, which of the other candidates would you hire?” It took her a good minute and a half to make her choice.
But when the interview was over, I knew that she was the one for the job.
And now, that job begins! Alice will be helping me and the entire Spring Awakening team on a whole bunch of projects, from Tony Voter invitations to Spring social media . . . and yes, you can bet your bippy she’ll be blogging.
In fact, her first blog is live right now!
Alice will be blogging on a daily basis on all things Spring Awakening . . . from her take on the meet and greet to an inside peek at an ad meeting, and all things right up until opening night (which is only 6.5 weeks away!).
And you can follow along on her journey . . . guess where?
Duh . . . at www.TheAssociateProducersPerspective.com! 🙂
Click over to read her Day #1 blog, and make sure you subscribe to get her daily updates.
And once again, a big thank you to everyone that applied. As I told all of the applicants, this process not only makes me feel that the future of the theater is in safe hands, it makes me excited for that future.
Oh, and for those of you who didn’t get a chance to apply, or who didn’t make it all the way this time, I have this feeling I’ll be producing a few more Broadway shows in my lifetime, and they are all going to need Associate Producers. So keep watching for the next Associate Producer Scholarship.
And congratulations, Alice!
Click here to read TheAssociateProducersPerspective.com.
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