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INTERNSHIPS

We are currently seeking applications for Winter/Spring 2018 internships.Theatre for a New Audience offers internships in several areas for college students, graduate students, and students between terms. Please see below for a description of internships offered at Theatre for a New Audience.  

To apply for an internship, please fill out the INTERNSHIP APPLICATION 2018 FORM and send with a professional resume (rather than an actor resume) and a cover letter specifying the internship for which you are applying. Some internships may require additional materials, as indicated in their description. Email materials to Soriya Chum at schum@tfana.org with the subject line “Internship.” You may also contact Soriya Chum via email with any questions related to your application. No phone calls please! Applications that do not follow these guidelines will not be considered.

EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

Materials required: Application form, professional resume, cover letter, and two references.

Theatre for a New Audience’s Education Department provides a challenging and rigorous educational experience designed to support and advance students’ learning in grades 4-12, in both English Language Arts and Theatre. We offer the largest in-depth programs in the New York City Public Schools to introduce Shakespeare and other classics. Since 1984 our programs have served nearly 130,000 students, ages 9 through 18, in New York City Public Schools city-wide. The Education Department seeks an energetic, self-motivated individual, with interest in theatre education administration. This position will be an average of 10-15 hours a week in mid-April through mid-June with the possibility to continue and/or increase hours in the summer through August. Tasks include:

  • Support in program implementation, including school recruitment and research.
  • Support in World Theatre Project and New Voices Project culminating events.
  • Assist with the Department of Education’s Summer Arts Institute.
  • Prepare materials for summer teacher training institute, Scholarship and Performance: Teaching Shakespeare’s Plays.
  • Various other administrative duties.

Candidates should possess excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, proficiency with computers, a strong interest in education, and attention to detail. The position may require attending meetings and/or observing teaching artists in classrooms around New York City, and therefore candidates should feel comfortable navigating public transit. The candidate will gain valuable hands-on experience in the arts education world, and it is an ideal position for individuals pursuing careers in arts education as administrators. Previous administrative experience preferred.

 

 

Pictured above: Kathryn Hunter and cast members of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, photo by Joan Marcus.