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About Theatre for a New Audience
Founded in 1979, Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) is an award-winning off-Broadway LORT C theatre whose mission is to develop and vitalize the performance and study of Shakespeare and classic drama alongside other new work. TFANA is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from underrepresented populations. Positions will remain open until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified.
Values and Strategies:
We are guided in our work by five core values: a reverence for language, a spirit of adventure, a commitment to diversity, a dedication to learning, and a spirit of service. These values inform what we do with artists, how we interact with audiences, and how we manage our organization. Language is at the heart of all we do. We focus on the language and ideas of writers. We believe that hearing great language powerfully expressed improves our listening skills, opens our eyes, and deepens our perception and understanding of the world around us. We infuse our work with adventure—provocative ideas, visual boldness, and a sense that we are on a lifelong journey with Shakespeare and classic drama. We are committed to diversity—diverse approaches to dramatic material, diversity on our staff, in our casting and audiences, and multifaceted relationships with uniquely different communities. Learning is a fundamental principle of the Theatre, and we value learning as a process that takes place over time—a process that depends on our ability to promote curiosity, reflection, study, research and dialogue in all our work. We are dedicated to service. Inspired by our civic role, we seek to create broad public access and to bond the diverse New York community through the language, pleasure and ideas of classical drama. To advance our mission and values, Theatre for a New Audience:
We are currently seeking applications for Spring 2019 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 2019 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
DEVELOPMENT/SPECIAL EVENT INTERNSHIP
Materials required: Application form, professional resume, cover letter, and a writing sample (preferably a fundraising-related letter or proposal).
Interns in the Development Department receive well-rounded, hands-on experience in raising contributions for a major New York City classical non-profit theatre. Interns report to the Development Manager but have direct access and regular contact with the Director of Institutional Advancement and Development Associate.
Interns will have opportunity to:
Development Interns are also included in department and staff meetings and will have an exit interview with the Director of Institutional Advancement and Development Manager upon
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Raiser’s Edge, Constant Contact and WealthEngine preferred but not required. Preferred availability January through May-June 2019. Must be available the entire day on May 14. Stipend and class credit available.
Pictured above: Kathryn Hunter and cast members of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, photo by Joan Marcus.