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Applications Now Open For ‘A Transparent Musical’ Observerships Program

Early-career individuals who identify as trans, nonbinary, or as gender-expansive that are curious about pursuing a career in live theatre are encouraged to apply for Center Theatre Group’s Observership program. The Spring 2023 Observership cycle will run from April 11 to May 21, 2023 where the selected individuals will attend weekly rehearsals for the world premiere of “A Transparent Musical” playing at the Mark Taper Forum May 20 to June 25, 2023.

Over the course of the program, a small group of selected observers will learn what goes on in a professional rehearsal room, guided by a teaching artist. Then, the group will spend time in rehearsals, observing the process at several different phases. At the end of the Observership, each participant will provide written feedback about the production to the “A Transparent Musical” creative team. Those interested in learning more or applying should visit The deadline for applications is Monday, April 10, 2023.

“At Center Theatre Group our Observership program meets our value of nurturing a lifelong passion for theatre in our current and future generations,” said Center Theatre Group Creative Workforce Initiatives Director Nico Rosario. “This program allows us to bring in new and emerging artists as we center human connection through collaboration, inclusion, and imagination, united in the power of storytelling.”

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