ALAS Theatre Intern

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SAY Sí
1518 S Alamo St
San Antonio, TX
Posted: July 14 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

To Apply: Submit PDFs of resume, cover letter and letter of recommendation from instructor
or supervisor to nicole@saysi.org Theatre Arts or other portfolio/work samples (optional)
Email Subject line- Theatre Arts Internship
Letters - ATTN: Nicole Amri, Program Director
Submissions will be accepted until position is filled. No phone calls please.

About SAY Sí’s theatre arts program: ALAS (Activating Leadership, Art and Service) is committed to
the creation of new and original work by middle and high school youth. The program challenges
students to draw from their own experiences and those of their communities to devise, develop and
produce original performance work for their peers and the general public.

Summary Description: The ALAS Theatre Intern will provide assistance and support to SAY Sí’s ALAS program by fulfilling administrative needs, procedures and policies as they apply to the program and supporting studio and instructional needs. Intern will gain valuable experience in program management, specifically: perfomance planning, execution and production.

ALAS Intern Job Duties: Performs support activities for Theatre Arts staff. Duties may include
assistance with demonstrations/workshops, black box and backstage maintenance, student
mentoring & engagement, documentation of process and production and stage management.

Responsibilities

ALAS Intern is responsible for:
• Administrative support for program materials, supplies, props, video and documentation
including but not limited to archiving and organizing.
• Operating, maintaining and safeguarding the technical assets of the theatre, including
the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment and the use and maintenance of
Black Box Theatre.
• Supervising and assisting with set and stage construction and management.
• Monitors the condition of equipment including lighting, sound and rigging equipment and
performs preventive maintenance on equipment. Works with staff to arrange for the
repair and replacement of equipment within budgetary constraints.
• Attends technical Week rehearsals, in order to supervise and assist in the technical
aspects of mounting the show.

Requirements

Qualifications: Variety of performing arts experience such as performing, writing, directing,
technical theatre. Must have good organization, management and communication skills.
Should demonstrate ability to adapt to and reprioritize multiple projects. Undergraduate or
graduate program and enrolled for the current school year encouraged to apply. Students
enrolled in the following programs should consider applying: Theatre/Performing Arts,
Technical Theatre, Art Management, or related field. 1+ year experience working with youth
preferred.

Requirements:
• Must be a high school graduate. Bachelors or pursuing degree or work-equivalent. (Please
include a copy of schedule of classes for next term.)
• Must submit at least 1 letter of recommendation from an instructor or supervisor (cannot be
relative).

Schedule: Flexible minimum-part-time to part-time schedule. School/courses and job schedule
will be considered. Spring/Fall hours: Monday –Thursday, 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. Saturday 9 - 5
p.m. Schedule subject to change, may include First Friday and other special events. Guideline
commitment of 100 - 150 trimester/semester hours or 10 - 30 hrs/week to be discussed prior to
acceptance.

Skills

Required - Theatre
Preferred - Communication Skills, Organization Skills, Management Skills

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