Broadway Artists Alliance
New York, NY 10018
US

CONTACT NAME

Michelle Lehrman

CATEGORY

Internship

TITLE

Broadway Artists Alliance Media, Music, and Administrative/Educational Summer Internships

DESCRIPTION

Broadway Artists Alliance provides professional level training for promising young musical theatre artists ages 8-21, right in the heart of New York City! These talented young students are selected from our 15-city audition tour throughout the year and have the opportunity to study voice, acting, and dance with Tony Award Winners and current Broadway performers, as well as NYC’s top casting directors, agents, coaches, and choreographers.

We are currently seeking three seasonal department interns to assist with our NYC summer programs, which include master classes and 6 Summer Intensives with Broadway professionals. Applicants should have a strong passion for the arts and be knowledgeable about musical theatre and the Broadway community. We are looking for college seniors, recent college graduates, Masters candidates, and young professionals with excellent communication skills and a sincere interest in cultivating talented young musical theatre artists! Candidates must be friendly and professional at all times as they will be working with, Tony Award winners, current Broadway stars, and top NYC industry members.  Past guests and Master Class instructors include: Laura Benanti, Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Jason Robert Brown, Norbert Leo Butz, Michael Cerveris, Sutton Foster, John Gallagher Jr., Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jonathan Groff, Lena Hall, Megan Hilty, Christopher Jackson, Gregory Jbara, Jeremy Jordan, Beth Leavel, Norm Lewis, Lea Michele, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jessie Mueller, Bebe Neuwirth, Kelli O’Hara, Alice Ripley, Will Roland, Lea Salonga, Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman, John Lloyd Young

Interviews will be conducted on April 30th and May 6th in New York City. All internships begin June 1st, 2017, and conclude on August 20th, 2017. Interns will work approximately 20 hours per week during prep weeks (June 1th to July 3rd) and the final week of the internship (August 14th to 20th) and full time during program weeks (July 5th to August 13th). During prep weeks, internship hours are set but somewhat flexible; during program weeks, interns should expect to work from 9am-7pm and may also be asked to chaperone evening activities, such as attending a Broadway show or special event. Full or part-time college credit can be arranged for variable credits. Priority will be given to applicants who are available to begin June 1st and have no scheduling conflicts for the duration of the internship.

All candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. A basic understanding of Word Press, FileMaker Pro, and Adobe Photoshop are also a plus, but not required for consideration. Good opportunity for growth and promotion within the company!

Available Internship Positions:

Social Media/Video Intern (1 position)- Candidates should be in pursuit of, or have completed a degree in media or a related field. Duties will include filming and editing promotional/tutorial videos, overseeing a video archive system, maintaining social media, photography assistance, marketing, ad placement and design, and other duties as assigned. Applicant should submit examples of their video filming/editing skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must. Additional web design, SEO, and social media experience a plus. Please list all editing/design programs you have knowledge of and your level of proficiency in those programs. If you have worked on or contributed to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or other social media campaigns, please reference them as examples.  Weekly stipend provided. Applicant must provide their own housing arrangements in or near NYC.  

Music Internship (1 position)- Candidates should be in pursuit of or have completed a degree in music and they must have excellent piano/accompaniment skills. Ability to sight read music and familiarity with musical theatre repertoire a must. Composition/Arranging skills a plus. Duties include playing/ accompanying for Master Classes with Broadway performers and final showcase performances, assisting our Music Department Head with the creation and upkeep of a database of cross-referenced song titles, research of song titles to be added to database, organization of sheet music, music studio booking and scheduling, music preparation, classroom monitoring, and other duties as assigned. Promotion within the company is likely for qualified accompanists. Weekly stipend provided with additional compensation for private coaching opportunities a possibility. Applicant must provide own housing arrangements in or near NYC.

Educational/Administrative Internship (1 position)- Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills, be familiar with Microsoft Office, and have at least a basic knowledge of web design and social media. A degree in theatre administration, arts education, or music/ theatre performance is highly preferred.  Knowledge of Word Press, FileMaker Pro, and Adobe Photoshop a plus. Duties include administrative assistance, general website upkeep, assisting with or leading theatre games and warm-ups, classroom note taking, possible student coaching (monologues, songs, etc.), student advising, personal assistance to high profile guests, studio booking and scheduling, press and marketing assistance, telephone correspondence with participants and industry, music and sides preparation, music and sides preparation, assisting at auditions and in master classes, video-taping and monitoring Broadway Master Classes for class archives, and other duties as assigned. Weekly stipend provided.  Applicant must provide own housing arrangements in or near NYC.  


If interested, please visit http://www.broadwayartistsalliance.org/internapplication/ and submit an application as soon as possible. We will contact you for an appointment if interested in your submission. If you are a BAA alumni, or you have previously applied for an internship with Broadway Artists Alliance, we welcome and encourage you to apply again with a statement of continued interest.    

DURATION

June 1, 2017 – August 20, 2017



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