INTERNSHIPS « The Performing Arts Project


 
The Performing Arts Project will select a maximum of five outstanding candidates per intensive to serve as administrative interns. Working in The Performing Arts Project administration is a unique and valuable experience because it is like working at a school, production office, casting office and artist management office all at the same time. Our administrative staff is small and because of this, our interns are an integral part of our successful team.
 
As an administrative intern, you will gain training in the unique skills necessary to run this intensive program. You will also have the opportunity to meet and assist some of today’s most respected theater and film professionals. Interns will gain experience in the areas of nonprofit and arts management including scheduling, marketing, development, public relations, casting, student and parent relations, show production, student activities, artist support, and more.
 
The Performing Arts Project is happy to work with your school to help you receive academic credit for your administrative internship. We will ensure that the specifics of the job fit the requirements of your programs for college credit, independent study, work study and/or community service. This will be worked out in advance and completed upon your acceptance as an administrative intern.
 
The Performing Arts Project is a not-for-profit organization and is not able to offer compensation. We will however, offer room and board to all out-of-town interns.

 

AT A GLANCE

 

    Dates: When applying for an administrative internship, please specify if you would like to be considered for a two-week, three-week, or five-week position.
    Two-week Intensive Internship: June 23-July 8, 2017
    Three-week Intensive Internship: July 8-30, 2017
    Five-week Intensive Internship: June 23-July 30, 2017
    Location: Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC
    Hours: full-time, seven days a week, from 8:30am to 11pm.
    Ages: applicants should be at least 18 years old and have completed one year of college.
    Deadline: Applications should be received by March 15th. After March 15th, please contact us at info[at]performingartsproject.com to find out if all positions have been filled.
     

  • A maximum of five applicants will be selected per intensive to serve as administrative interns.
  • Applicants should be able to work in a fast-paced environment, have knowledge of current professionals working in the theater and film industries, be technologically savvy and be willing to work for three weeks straight with no time off.
  • Interns will gain experience in the areas of scheduling, marketing, development, public relations, casting, student and parent relations, show production, student activities and artist support.
  • We consider our interns to be an integral part of our team and aim to make their experience productive and educational.
  • To apply, applicants should email the following to info[at]performingartsproject.com:

 
- a cover letter *include which internship you are applying for (two-week, three-week, or five-week), list goals, why you want to work with us, and what makes you a good candidate
 
- a resume that includes at least two work-related references
 
- a letter of recommendation from a professor, director or other instructor
 

  • Applicants will receive a confirmation email once their materials have been received. Once all applications have been reviewed, we will conduct phone interviews with our top applicants to make final selections.
  • For additional information, please send an email from the contact page, or call us at 347-778-1012.

 
 

 
The Performing Arts Project will select a number of outstanding candidates each summer to serve as artistic interns. These interns will participate in the program as students and will also have the opportunity to assist The Performing Arts Project resident and guest artists in classes and rehearsals throughout the program. Students applying for these internships must have completed high school by the summer of 2016 and must have attended a prior Performing Arts Project Summer Intensive as a student. Students chosen as artistic interns will be given a tuition scholarship and will only be responsible for their room-and-board payment in the amount of $1,500. All artistic interns will be given the opportunity to work closely with The Performing Arts Project resident artists in their particular area of interest. This includes choreography, directing, music direction and more. Please note: Students applying for this position must also audition in the regular audition process.

 

AT A GLANCE

 

    Dates: July 9-July 30, 2017
    Location: Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC
    Ages: All applicants must have completed high school by the summer of 2016.
    Deadline: Applications should be received by February 15. After this date, please contact us to find out if all positions have been filled.
     

  • The number of applicants chosen will be fluid and will be based on program needs.
  • Interns will attend classes and participate in performances.
  • They will be given the opportunity to work closely with faculty members in both the classroom and rehearsals.
  • Students chosen as Artistic Interns will be given tuition scholarships. They will only be responsible for their room and board payment in the amount of $1,500.
  • To apply for an Artistic Internship with The Performing Arts Project you must attend a live audition or submit an online audition, as well as e-mail the following to info[at]performingartsproject.com:

 
- a cover letter (we want to know why you want to work with us, what goals you would like to achieve during your internship and what makes you the best candidate for the job)
 
- a letter of recommendation from a professor, director or other instructor
 

  • Applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail once their materials have been received. When all applications have been reviewed, we will make final selections. We reserve the right to conduct phone interviews if deemed necessary.
  • For additional information, please send an email from the contact page, or call us at 347-778-1012.

 



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