Production Intern

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Poetic Theater Productions
East Village
New York, NY
Application Deadline: July 31, 2014
Position: 2 Part-time, Paid

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Description

Poetic Theater Productions is an NYC theater company working with poets & playwrights to create a visceral, poetic theater.

PTP seeks to define the modern genre of “poetic theater” by connecting and fostering a community of artists who are passionately creating relevant and accessible work and reinvigorating a conscious theater of language. Through a multi-runged platform of developmental programming, Poetic Theater Productions offers resources and opportunities for poets, playwrights, and theater artists to develop new work and see it through to production. PTP seeks out and creates opportunities to connect with communities affected by the issues of topic within our productions, in NYC and nationwide, through collaborative projects and exchanges of art and ideas.

We are currently seeking two production interns with responsibilities including assisting the Artistic Directors, Associate Producer, and Reading Series Coordinator in catering to the needs of our artists during tech, readings and performance runs, be it running the box office, vetting scripts, rehearsal assistance, videography, lighting/sound, property management, etc...10-15 hours/week.We currently have an internship available for the Fall and/or Full Year. Academic credit may be available. Small stipend provided.

PTP works with a diverse population of artists. Candidates need to be conscious of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental health, and physical ability references when discussing these areas effectively so as not to appear insensitive or inappropriately ignorant. All interns must be to be available to help on the day of PTP events with front of house and production-related needs. Interns should be flexible and open to incorporating all kinds of feedback into new drafts and future projects. They need to be comfortable working with a group and individually, as well as being very accessible and responsive via email. Preferred software familiarity with and access to: Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Spreadsheets, and Google Docs.

Finally, candidates must be passionate about poetic theater!


Requirements

Available to start in August or September.

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