[Theaterfacultystaff] FW: Lincoln Center Festival 2011 - Internships Announcement

Fiocchi, Barbara fiocchib at ohio.edu
Mon Oct 18 16:37:54 EDT 2010



From: Boo Froebel [mailto:bfroebel at lincolncenter.org]
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2010 4:22 PM
To: Fiocchi, Barbara
Cc: theater at ohio.edu
Subject: Lincoln Center Festival 2011 - Internships Announcement

Dear Barbara,

Hello, I hope this finds you well.  I am pleased to send you the annual announcement of internships available with Lincoln Center Festival 2011.

I would appreciate it if you would post and/or circulate this announcement among your students for their consideration when searching for internships. I have included a PDF of the announcement, as well as pasted it below.

As you know, each summer at Lincoln Center Festival we present and produce the finest artists and companies in all disciplines of the performing arts from around the world -- from opera, theater, classical and contemporary music and dance to the interdisciplinary arts. Our internships offer a tremendous opportunity for students to experience a fast-paced, intensive festival atmosphere and get hands-on experience in what it takes to produce a large-scale international performing arts festival.

If you would like to discuss a particular student, or if you would like to discuss our program further, please feel free to give me a call at 212-875-5196. I may also be reached by email at bfroebel at lincolncenter.org.

I look forward to speaking with you and your interested students.

All best wishes,
Boo

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Boo Froebel
Producer, Lincoln Center Festival
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Ph: +1-212-875-5196
F: +1-212-875-5192
bfroebel at lincolncenter.org<blocked::blocked::mailto:bfroebel at lincolncenter.org>


Lincoln Center Festival
July 6 - August 14, 2011
www.lincolncenterfestival.org<blocked::blocked::http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>
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LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL 2011
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Lincoln Center Festival, the annual international performing arts festival celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and inter-disciplinary arts is now accepting internship applications for Lincoln Center Festival 2011, which runs from
July 6 - August 14, 2011 and includes engagements by the Cleveland Orchestra and the Royal Shakespeare Company, among other companies and artists.  This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the hands-on process of producing a diverse, large-scale international festival, and to see world-class performances by companies from the United States, Britain, Europe, South America, and Asia.

Seven internships, with varying start and end-dates (approximate), are described in the following pages.  Please read the entire document before calling or emailing with questions.

 Immigration / Company Management...................February 7 through August 14, 2011
Production...........................................................April 18 through August 26, 2011
 Management......................................................April 25 through August 26, 2011
House Programs .................................................................April 25 through August 14, 2011
Company Management /Artist Services............................... May 9 through August 19, 2011
House Seat Ticket (2)................................................ May 9 through August 19, 2011

REQUIREMENTS for ALL INTERNSHIPS:

*         Candidates must have a passion for the arts, interest in an arts management career, and experience in administrative support
*         Excellent communication, organizational, and office skills are a must
*         Computer knowledge essential (Microsoft Windows XP, Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
*         Theater, Dance, Music, Arts Administration, or Production majors preferred but not required
*         Must be detail oriented, capable of working under pressure, and on multiple jobs simultaneously
*         Must have initiative, a sense of humor, and enthusiasm
*         Candidates must still be enrolled in school at the time of the internship.  Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to apply.

In addition to the responsibilities outlined in each position, ALL interns are required to assist Festival staff with administrative support as needed, including the day-to-day operations of the Festival, artist hospitality and artist services, house seat ticket distribution, and attending Festival performances.

Internships are unpaid.

LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL 2011
INTERNSHIPS

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

IMMIGRATION / COMPANY MANAGEMENT INTERN:  Responsible for coordinating and filing all the applications for temporary work permits (visas) for the international artists and support staff with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services. Assist Company Manager as time permits.  Must be extremely detail oriented. Knowledge of Microsoft Access is preferred.  See also Requirements For All Internships. Send resume/cover letter to festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org
Approximate dates of immigration internship:  February 7, 2011 through August 14, 2011


production Office intern: Responsible for communicating with Festival artists about technical requirements, relaying technical specifications of Festival venues and resources to Festival artists, researching production rentals and purchases, and monitoring and reconciling petty cash accounts and outside vendor purchase orders.  Candidates must have a strong background in production management; with stage management experience a plus. Candidates will work directly with the production staff on all aspects of coordinating the Festival.  The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to understand technical specifications, reliability, attention to detail and a sense of humor; technical drafting ability and knowledge of Vectorworks a plus.  Late nights and weekends are necessary. See also Requirements For All Internships.  Send resume/cover letter to festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org
Approximate dates of production internship:  April 18, 2011 through August 26, 2011


MANAGEMENT INTERN:  Responsible for processing all invoices and bills, artists' payments, and artists' per diem for the Festival season. Will be responsible for reviewing updated expense printouts on a regular basis, inputting data, and advance marketing, PR and company management materials.  Intern is the Festival's liaison with the Accounting department.  Also works on long-lead festival planning with the staff, including creating event reports and other festival-related materials.  Knowledge of Microsoft Access is preferred.   See also Requirements For All Internships. Send resume/cover letter to festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org
Approximate dates of management internship:  April 25, 2011 through August 26, 2011


HOUSE PROGRAMS INTERN:  Responsible for researching, gathering, editing and/or supplementing artists' program notes, formatting program layout, creating individual house program books for Playbill venues, proofreading galleys, coordinating approval of final program notes with Festival producers, artists, Development department; producing any program inserts, coordinating delivery of programs to venues, gathering all program books for archives.  Intern will interface with in-house design team for the production of the program books and will work directly with a professional editor in this position.  Familiarity with Microsoft Publisher a plus.  Experience in journalism research and interest in the creative process is preferred. See also Requirements For All Internships. Send resume/cover letter to festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org
Approximate dates of house programs internship:  April 25, 2011 through August 14, 2011


COMPANY MANAGEMENT/ARTIST SERVICES INTERN:  Responsible for coordinating all the local transportation needs for the visiting artists, assisting with coordination of artist and backstage hospitality, including parties, hotel rooming lists and travel arrangements, coordinate meeting and greeting artists at the airport, and hotel check-ins and check-outs, produce Festival backstage lists, id cards, artist guide and welcome packages.  Knowledge of Microsoft Access is preferred.  Position requires data entry into Festival Company Management database.  Intern will work with seasonal company manager.  See also Requirements For All Internships. Send resume/cover letter to festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org
Approximate dates of co. management internship: May 9, 2011 through August 19, 2011


HOUSE SEAT TICKETS INTERN (2 positions available):  Two interns work as a team to coordinate, manage and process the ticket requests and orders for Festival's house seats.  This includes advance preparation of seating charts, ticket forms and paperwork, fielding telephone/email requests for tickets, processing ticket orders with box office, managing ticket distribution of orders, coordinating tickets to community outreach programs, artist comp tickets, monitoring house tickets on performance nights, completing ticket reconciliation and box office reports.  The two interns are the liaison with the Festival box office staff.  See also Requirements For All Internships.  Send resume/cover letter to festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org
Approximate dates of house seat ticket internships: May 9, 2011 through August 19, 2011


TO APPLY:
Send resume, with cover letter specifying which internship you are applying for, your reasons for applying for this Festival internship, and names/contact info of three references to:

Festival Internships
Lincoln Center Festival
70 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY  10023-6583
Fax:  212-875-5192
E-mail: festivalinternships at lincolncenter.org

Please note:  Interviews will be held via telephone and in person.  Only potential candidates will be contacted.

For additional information on the Lincoln Center Festival and our internship program, visit www.LincolnCenterFestival.org<blocked::blocked::http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/> .

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