24 Mar 2020

Internship Summer Internship at FringeArts

FringeArts – Posted by PhillyFringe Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Production Intern

The Production Intern will be instrumental in all load-ins, load-outs, and running of shows in the 4 performances spaces throughout the building.  They will work closely with FringeArts’ Production staff.  Specialization within a department is possible dependent on our production schedule.

Responsibilities may include: set construction/installation, unloading trucks, hanging/focusing lights, and assisting audio set up. The Production Intern may also aid the production department with administrative tasks as required, such as advancing technical riders, creating and implementing show schedules, and organizing rentals.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will be a strong problem solver, with excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn new skills and abilities. The candidate should be experienced with general stagecraft, such as lighting/electrics, audio, set construction, and/or video. The candidate should also have general knowledge of Mac operating systems, and be comfortable with Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Lightwright, and Qlab3 are a plus. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are a plus. The Production Intern will have the following physical demands: lifting 50 lbs, climbing ladders, comfort with heights.

Position: 1 open, unpaid internship, available for college credit

Dates:  May-September

Hours: 12-20 hours per week preferred. Occasional weekend hours and evening hours may be required for promotional events.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to internship@fringearts.com  . Include internship title in email subject line and in cover letter. Production applicants should detail their technical experience in their cover letter.

 

Production Office Intern

The Production Office Intern will work closely with the Director of Production and the Associate Production Manager to help manage the production schedule and the use of the three performances spaces at FringeArts.  The Office Production Intern will help book and schedule over-hire, advance shows, and help out in the theater for load-ins/outs as needed.

Responsibilities may include: Help manage the use of the venue’s multiple spaces, and help manage multiple calendars and shows.  Tasks may include contacting artists for technical information, advancing technical riders, creating and implementing show schedules, and handling equipment rentals.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate is highly organized, good at multitasking, and a strong problem solver, with excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn new skills and abilities. The candidate should be experienced with general stagecraft. The candidate should also have general knowledge of Mac operating systems, and be comfortable with Excel and PowerPoint and Google Drive. Good sense of humor a plus.

Position: 1 open, unpaid internship, available for college credit

Dates: May-September

Hours: 12-20 hours per week preferred. Occasional weekend hours and evening hours may be required for promotional events.

To Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to internship@fringearts.com  . Include internship title in email subject line and in cover letter.

 

Photojournalism Fringe Festival Intern

The Fringe Festival Photojournalism Intern will support the Marketing & Communications and Fringe Festival Coordinator’s departments by documenting rehearsals and performances of Independent Artists leading up to and during the 2020 Fringe Festival. Working collaboratively with the Marketing & Communications team as well as the Fringe Festival Coordinator, they will engage with artists at various stages in the process and create written and visual content to support Independent Artists in their marketing, PR, and audience engagement efforts.

Responsibilities: Communicate with Independent Artists about their performances and rehearsal times. Attend and document FringeArts pre-Festival events. Travel to artists’ rehearsals and interview performers and producers. Create website, blog, and social media content for Independent Artists. Respond to artist invitations to attend and shoot performances during the Fringe Festival.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong photography skills, are self-motivated, and possess a sense of humor.

Position: 2 open, unpaid internship, available for college credit.

Dates: Aug 3–October 10

Hours: 20 hours per week preferred, includes remote evening hours

To Apply: Please email cover letter, resume, and writing/photography samples to

Internship@FringeArts.com. Include internship title in the email subject line and in cover letter.

Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Please note that we’re a dog friendly office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Apply

Please email cover letter and resume to internship@fringearts.com  

Job Categories: Internships. Job Types: Internship. Job Tags: Performing Arts, Presenting performance spaces, and theater. Salaries: Non-paying.

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