NEW YORK CITY: The T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, has announced the 2016 T. Fellow. Christopher Maring will receive the one-year fellowship, which is designed for new creative producers.
“Christopher Maring is bright, creative, and a do-er,” said founder and mentor Harold Prince, who will work with Maring. “We anticipate a first-rate and courageous new musical from him.”
Maring will receive a stipend of $10,000, as well as a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. Additionally, he will receive mentoring from Prince and mentor producers Margo Lion, Gregory Mosher, Tom Schumacher, Jeffrey Seller, and David Stone.
Christohper Maring recently founded CM Stage Productions, a production company that develops, produces, and manages new musicals. He previously spent nine years in the office of producers Tom Hulce and Ira Pittelman.
Named for the Broadway producer T. Edward Hambleton, the T. Fellowship was founded in the mid-1990s to support the development of gifted emerging theatrical producers.