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Fellowships, Artist Sponsorships, Mentorships, & Prizes

The Kurt Weill Foundation administers a collection of programs designed to nurture the careers of emerging performers, conductors and directors, along with prizes for important new scholarship. In facilitating these programs, we seek to embody the Foundation's commitment to principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Kurt Weill Mentors

Performing arts organizations and educational institutions may request support to engage conductors, directors, coaches, and coach/performers who have been designated “Kurt Weill Mentors” by the Kurt Weill Foundation. The purpose of a Kurt Weill Mentor’s involvement is to enhance the performance of Weill’s or Blitzstein’s stage or concert work.

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Kurt Weill Prizes for Scholarship

The Kurt Weill Prizes are awarded biennially to one book and one article to recognize distinguished scholarship in the disciplines of music, theater, dance, literary criticism and history addressing music theater since 1900 (including opera).

Kurt Weill Prize
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