AJT Theatremachers

In 2014, AJT introduced the Theatremachers, a fellowship for young theatre makers ages 18-36. Seven attended and actively participated in the 2014 conference, expecting to continue to be active contributors to the Alliance longer after everyone flies home.

Have you been curious about AJT’s Theatremacher Program? Are you or someone you know interested in applying? The program is a fellowship for theatre makers ages 18 – 36 years old to collaborate, gather for monthly labs, work together as a cohort, get access to network opportunities, and the chance to showcase their work!

Theatremacher Program Application NOW OPEN!

Apply here to join the AJT Theatremacher Program

Theatremacher Program Application Closes: October 9, 2022 at 11:59pm Pacific Time (2:59am EDT)

Prospective Theatremacher Event

September 18th, 7 PM – 8 PM EDT

Please RSVP for the Prospective Theatremacher event here by September 18th at 6 PM EDT!
This event is free for all to attend.
Registration closes one hour before the event.

Join current Program Director, Illana Stein, and current Machers to hear about the program and ask questions! AJT’s Theatremacher Program is open to all Jewish identifying artists between the ages of 18 to 36. To learn more about the program, processes, application details, join us!


Cohort Six (2021): Casey Adler, William King Barnett, Hershel Blatt, Mindy Escobar-Leanse*, Shara Feit*, Evalena Friedman, Lauriel Friedman, Yael Gezentsvey, Lisa Kenner Grissom, Molly Rose Heller, Tyler Herman, Dylan Seders Hoffman, India Kotis, Jake Krakovsky, Eitan Markowitz, Ariel Martz-Oberlander*, Makena Metz, Panka Paskkuj, Alix Rosenfeld*, Lauren Schaffel, Marissa Shadburn, Madeleine Snow, Brendan Sokler, Ariana Starkman, Rory Michelle Sullivan*, Elyssa Nicole Trust, Catherine Weingarten, Lauren Wolanski

*Returning Theatremachers

Cohort Five (2020): Abigail Weaver, Adam Yellen, Alisa Ungar-Sargon, Alix Rosenfeld, Andrea Neiman, Annie Reznik, Ariel Martz-Oberlander, Audrey Lang, Avi Aharoni, Conrad Cohen, Elliot Lazar, Emma Jude Harris, Jen Sloan, Jenny Weisz, Josh Hershfield, Kendrick Weingast, Kiah Stern, Maya Michal Sherer, Mel Rivkin, Mindy (Shoshana) Escobar-Leanse, Mindy Pfeffer, Orian Israelsohn, Rachel Zake, Rebecca Keeshin, Roneet Rahamim, Rory Michelle Sullivan, Rosie Glen-Lambert, Ruth Geye, Sara Bogomolny, Shara Feit, Stephanie LeBolt, Tal Shulman, Tara Steinberg, Yaakov Bressler

Cohort Four (2019): Shara Feit, Danielle Levsky, Ariel Martz-Oberlander, Sophia Pietrkowski

Cohort Three (2018): Jeremy Aluma, Ariane Barrie-Stern, Michaela Schuchman, Illana Stein, Yoni Vendriger, Deborah Yarchun

Cohort Two (2017): Julie Hammond, E. James Kris, Josh Luckens, Amy Oestreicher, Abi Oshins, Arianna Soloway, Danielle Wirsansky

Cohort One (2016): Sara Brookner, Joanna Caplan, Melanie Gall, Ted Malawer, Yoni Oppenheimer, Grace Overbeke, Michelle Slonim

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