STLFringe FEST 2022 - August 15 - August 21, 2022

St Lou Fringe

 STLFringe Professional Development Opportunities 

St Lou Fringe Leaders in the Arts Certification Program


The Leaders in the Arts Certification Program is designed for dedicated career artists and arts adminstrators interested in pursuing systemic change across our sector. This 8-month-long commitment will address in-depth personalized instruction and mentorship while creating a solid & lifelong nationwide cohort.


Who Should Apply

If you’re an arts professional who wants to gain a better understanding of yourself as a leader, of the overall arts sector, and how you make an indebibile imprint on our creative community, you are perfect fit for this thought leadership cohort.


St Lou Fringe welcomes leadership applicants from all backgrounds, artistic disciplines, and teaching artists from across the arts sector.


What to Expect

The eight-month program is held October through May and led by an award winning roster of leaders from across the nation, all hosted by St Lou Fringe, President and Arstic Director, Matthew R. Kerns, MFA. The program includes:


  • An opening ritual

  • Monthly cohort congress held on Mondays

  • Complimentary one-year membership to St Lou Fringe

  • Tickets discounts from across the nation
  • An opportunity to be together to make the arts a better place to be for all


Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to explore your leadership style, examine sector issues from different perspectives, strengthen your communication skills, and build lasting connections with other leaders.





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