Company: New Dance Alliance
Location: New York, NY
Compensation: Internship credit is available. A stipend will be considered dependent on the level and quality of work generated.

INTERNS WILL ASSIST WITH TWO PROJECTS: SHOWGIRLS + THE PERFORMANCE MIX FESTIVAL: 31

Submit cover letter and resume: newdancelliance@gmail.com

For more information about New Dance Alliance: www.newdancealliance.org

SHOWGIRLS is an interdisciplinary dance work in development that will have showings at NDA studio in Tribeca on the evenings of April 22, April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16.

The PERFORMANCE MIX FESITVAL:31 (MIX) production at University Settlement on the Lower East Side (central office at NDA in Tribeca) Flexible hours leading up to the festival can begin as early as March 15, 2017, however there has to be a full commitment for the festival week beginning June 4 through June 11, 2017. 

The internship is designed for students and recent graduates looking to get hands-on production experience in a fast-paced setting. All interns have the chance to participate in structured dialogues with industry professionals. Interns have regular check-in sessions with their supervisors and receive feedback throughout the festival. Interns are encouraged to see dress rehearsals and performances of all festival productions.

Production

Reporting to and working closely with the Producer/Curator, Production Manager and technical team.  Interns will assist in various aspects of production throughout the run of the showings and festival. Interns have the opportunity to work with professional choreographers, performers, designers, stage managers, production managers, lighting, sound and video technicians. Production activities include:

Assist during load in and strike with electrics, sound, video and scenery set up and dismantling
Assist in preparation of dressing rooms and gallery space for special events.
Perform run crew duties, including but not limited to follow spot operation, deck crew, run projector and wardrobe
Assist production stage managers, lighting supervisors and sound supervisors with changeovers between performances in a repertory schedule
Act as ASMs to Production Stage Managers for individual productions
Work with festival artists on production-specific projects
Interact with local production vendors

Administration

Reporting to and working closely with the Producer/Curator, Production Manager, Publicist and Web Manager. Interns will facilitate the presenter, press and public audience experience. Interns can express specific focus of interest within these tasks, and will have the opportunity to work with professional choreographers, performers, managers and artistic presenters.  Administrative activities include:

Press/Presenter Relations

Assisting in the creation of press and presenter packets
Working with the Abrons Arts Center box office staff to ensure a positive ticket pickup experience for presenters and press
Assisting Web Manager in keeping website up to date with press

Audience Services

Assisting in presenter and press ticket processing
Tracking press and presenter attendance
Staffing the welcome table

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