Theatre Internships (Multiple)
Company:
Life Jacket Theatre Co.
Location:
New York, NY, USA
Job Posted:
6 days ago

Theatre Internships (Multiple)

Artistic Intern
Spring 2020 / Summer 2020

Description:
Life Jacket Theatre Co. is looking for a highly motivated intern with a passion for theatre, research, and the undertold story. The artistic intern will work under Life Jacket’s Artistic Director. This position will include opportunities to learn about the daily responsibilities of an Artistic Director, from artistic (play development, casting, dramaturgy) to administrative (contract drafting, attendance at marketing meetings, assisting with the management of readings). This individual will shadow the AD during the office day as well as during rehearsals and performances.

Responsibilities:

*Completing administrative tasks that support the work of the Artistic Director
*Helping with other artistic events and short-term projects when necessary
*Confidentiality; will be working with high-level personnel and sensitive decision making

Dramaturgy Intern
Spring 2020 / Summer 2020

Description:
Life Jacket Theatre Co. is looking for a highly motivated intern with a passion for theatre, research, and the undertold story. The dramaturgy intern will work under Life Jacket’s Artistic Director. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about the development of the company’s shows – from research to research to production. Undergrads and recent graduates with an interest in dramaturgy and playwriting should apply.

Responsibilities:

*Assisting in the development of new works by attending new play development meetings with writers and directors, rehearsals, and readings
*Conducting research for current and future projects
*Helping with other artistic events and short-term projects when necessary
*Confidentiality; will be working with high-level personnel and sensitive decision making

Social Media Intern
Spring 2020/Summer 2020

Description:
Life Jacket Theatre Co. is looking for a highly motivated intern with exceptional social media skills and a passion for theatre, research, and the undertold story. The social media intern will play a key role in facilitating all aspects of social media marketing and will be able to learn the key tools needed to excel in the digital/social media industry.

Responsibilities:

*Research and create content for the company’s social media channels
*Brainstorm strategy and new creative ideas for content and campaigns
*Manage the company’s various social media platforms
*Provide administrative support as needed
*Assist with special projects as assigned

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS AND COMPENSATION FOR THE ABOVE INTERNSHIPS:

Requirements:

*Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree
*Strong written and verbal communication skills
*Strategic thinker willing to push the envelope and bring fresh, innovative ideas to life
*Exceptional organizational skills; detail-oriented
*Strong time management skills; ability to juggle priorities and multiple projects
*Personable and flexible with demands and changes in business
*Based in New York City

Compensation:

This individual will receive an unlimited monthly Metrocard during the internship. This individual will also receive free admission to all of Life Jacket’s special events and performances during the internship.

For consideration email cover letter and resume to bkeane6 [at] fordham [dot} edu. Apply to each intern position separately for consideration.

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