Company: Mark Morris Dance Group
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: See Benefits
Position: Education Intern
Reports to: School Director and Education Programs Manager
Commitment Period: Mid-January through May or June
The Mark Morris Dance Group Education Department provides people of all ages and abilities access to meaningful artistic experiences. Through The School and Community Education Programs, there are unique opportunities for over 3,800 students annually to explore, create, and celebrate dance and music with professional and diverse faculty throughout Brooklyn and New York City.
As Education Intern, you have an imperative role that assists day to day operations, participates in strategic planning, and communicates the mission of Mark Morris Dance Group to our families, teachers, and community members. From observing class to representing the company, the Education Internship is a comprehensive opportunity for those invested in exploring a career in dance education.
Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Support day-to-day management of School Programs both on and off-site
Assist Director of Education on master classes and outreach programs
Staff Education events both on and off-site as needed
Work with School Director and Education Programs Manager with database management and reporting as well maintenance of teacher and musician rosters and folders
Field inquiries about The School’s programming
Provide support in the studio to faculty, musicians, and teaching assistants as needed
Superb attention to detail and time management skills
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills (English)
Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and general internet proficiency
Ability to act responsibly, reliably, and efficiently within an office environment
Interest in working in the dance, music, theater, or performing arts industry
High school diploma or equivalent
Unlimited dance classes at the Mark Morris Dance Center
Access to Wellness Center fitness equipment and mat area
Discounted Master Classes, workshops, and pre-professional intensives (subject to availability)
$10/hour subsidized studio rental rate
Discount on premium dancewear and MMDG merchandise in The Store
Discount at neighborhood Community Perks partners
The following is required as part of your application:
Resume including education and work experience
Cover letter detailing what you would like to gain from your internship, how you would contribute to the efforts of Mark Morris Dance Group and your availability
One recommendation letter
Three references (no family members please)
Indicate Internship – Education on the subject line of email AND in your cover letter
Applications in electronic format preferred, and accepted at email@example.com.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
General Mark Morris Dance Group Internship information is available on the main internships landing page.
Mark Morris Dance Group
3 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, Brooklyn, 11217