[Theaterfacultystaff] FW: Lincoln Center Festival Internship Opportunities for LCF 2012

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From: Boo Froebel [mailto:bfroebel at lincolncenter.org]
Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2011 4:59 PM
To: Fiocchi, Barbara; Theater
Subject: Lincoln Center Festival Internship Opportunities for LCF 2012

Barbara Fiocchi
Administrator, School of the Arts
Ohio University

Dear Barbara,

I hope this finds you well. I am pleased to send you the annual announcement of internships available with Lincoln Center Festival 2012.

I would appreciate it if you would post and/or circulate this attached announcement among your students for their consideration when searching for internships. I have also pasted the text below for a quick glance-through.

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 internship 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<mailto:bfroebel at lincolncenter.org> .

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

Sincerely,

Boo Froebel

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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<mailto:bfroebel at lincolncenter.org>


LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL 2012
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Lincoln Center Festival, the annual international performing arts festival celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical & contemporary music, and inter-disciplinary arts, is now interviewing students for internships for Lincoln Center Festival 2012, which runs from July 5-29, 2012.  This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the hands-on process of producing a diverse, large-scale international festival, & to see world-class performances from around the globe. www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

7 Lincoln Center Festival internships, with varying start and end-dates, are described at http://new.lincolncenter.org/live/index.php/about-us-internships & on the following pages.

Immigration/Company Management:.........................approx dates Mid-Jan-Aug 3, 2012
Management:...............................................................approx dates Mid-Feb-Aug 10, 2012
Production:................................................approx dates Mid-to-late May-Aug 10, 2012
House Programs:...................................................approx dates April 23-Aug 3, 2012
Company Management /Artist Services:.......................approx dates May 7-Aug 10, 2012
House Seat Ticket (2) :.............................................approx dates May 7-Aug 10, 2012

About the overall Internship Program at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Summer Internship Program provides a unique learning opportunity for individuals interested in careers in performing arts administration and related fields. Volunteer interns are placed in one of the many departments of the world's leading performing arts center in the midst of its busy season of summer festivals.

The Program offers invaluable hands-on training and experience through participation in projects and assignments that allow for the practical application of academic knowledge and the development of business skills necessary for a career in the arts. Interns work side by side with arts professionals in areas such as production, public relations, financial management, marketing, arts education, visual arts, library sciences, and fundraising as they experience the day-to-day workings of a large, world-class performing arts center.

Designed to provide not only practical training but also encouragement, inspiration, and role models for a new generation, the Program offers significant opportunities for networking with senior-level administrators through educational workshops and informational meetings. Interaction with fellow interns and professionals on staff allow for the creation of valuable contacts for the future. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is committed to providing a quality learning and training experience for its interns.

To apply for a Summer Internship, please send your cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org> . In the subject line please note the name of the internship for which you would like to be considered.

Please note:
1) Internships are unpaid
2) Whenever possible, students should be earning school credit for their internship at Lincoln Center. If this is not possible, a letter of support from an academic advisor is required.
3) Most summer internships are full-time & may involve weekend and evening hours.
4) Interviews will be held by telephone & in-person. Only potential candidates will be contacted.




POSITION
Immigration / Company Management Intern - Lincoln Center Festival

DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland's Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary's Bela Pinter, and many more.  www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

"In some ways, Lincoln Center Festival is typical of New York itself. It embraces the high-art and the street smart, the traditional and the avant-garde, the techno-savvy and the exemplar of classical technique-sometimes, even, all in one package."
-Newsday

Lincoln Center's Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

During the first half of this internship, the LCF Immigration/Company Management Intern will work in conjunction with the Festival producer to coordinate and file all the applications for temporary work permits (visas) for the international artists and companies with the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  Intern will gather information from international companies and learn how to work with government offices in the US and multiple US embassies abroad to obtain temporary work permits for LCF's international artists. The second half of the internship will be spent side by side with the LCF Company Manager learning how to effectively perform artist hospitality and artist services. All LCF interns participate in the overall smooth running of the Festival, including house seat ticket distribution and attending Festival performances.

LCF Interns have an excellent opportunity to learn by doing, 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, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Besides gaining skills in the particular area of their internship, the LCF administrative interns will attend a series of intern meetings with Senior Staff of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), where they will learn the overall administrative structure of the largest performing arts center in the United States.

Graduate or undergraduate students may apply. Theater, Dance, Music, Arts Administration, or Production majors preferred. Those with a passion for the arts, interest in an arts management career, and who possess administrative support experience, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor strongly preferred.

Internship is unpaid, credit is available

APPROXIMATE DATES: Mid-January through August 3, 2012

TO APPLY
Please send résumé, cover letter, and 3 references to internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org>, with "Immigration / Company Management Intern - Lincoln Center Festival" in the subject line.


POSITION
Management Intern - Lincoln Center Festival

DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland's Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary's Bela Pinter, and many more.  www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

"In some ways, Lincoln Center Festival is typical of New York itself. It embraces the high-art and the street smart, the traditional and the avant-garde, the techno-savvy and the exemplar of classical technique-sometimes, even, all in one package."
-Newsday

Lincoln Center's Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

The LCF Management Intern will work closely with Lincoln Center Festival General Manager to process all invoices and bills, artists' payments, and artists' per diem for the LCF season.  Responsible for reviewing updated expense printouts on a regular basis, inputting data, and generating advance marketing, PR, and company management materials. Management Intern is LCF's liaison with the Accounting department, and also works on long-lead festival planning with the staff, including creating event reports and other festival-related materials. All LCF interns participate in the overall smooth running of the Festival, including house seat ticket distribution and attending Festival performances.

LCF Interns have an excellent opportunity to learn by doing, 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, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Besides gaining skills in the particular area of their internship, the LCF administrative interns will attend a series of intern meetings with Senior Staff of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), where they will learn the overall administrative structure of the largest performing arts center in the United States.

Graduate or undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Theater, Dance, Music, Arts Administration, or Production majors preferred. Those with a passion for the arts, interest in an arts management career, and who possess administrative support experience, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor strongly preferred.

Internship is unpaid, credit is available

APPROXIMATE DATES: Mid-February through August 10, 2012

TO APPLY
Please send résumé, cover letter, and three references to internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org>, with "Management Intern - Lincoln Center Festival" in the subject line.




POSITION
Production Intern - Lincoln Center Festival

DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland's Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary's Bela Pinter, and many more.  www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

"In some ways, Lincoln Center Festival is typical of New York itself. It embraces the high-art and the street smart, the traditional and the avant-garde, the techno-savvy and the exemplar of classical technique-sometimes, even, all in one package."
-Newsday

Lincoln Center's Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

The LCF Production Intern will work in conjunction with the Production Manager and the Production Office Administrator to communicate with LCF artists about technical requirements, relaying technical specifications of LCF venues and resources to Festival artists, researching production rentals and purchases, and monitoring and reconciling petty cash accounts and outside vendor purchases. All LCF interns participate in the overall smooth running of the Festival, including attending Festival performances.

LCF Interns have an excellent opportunity to learn by doing, 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, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Besides gaining skills in the particular area of their internship, the LCF administrative interns will attend a series of intern meetings with Senior Staff of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), where they will learn the overall administrative structure of the largest performing arts center in the United States.

Graduate or undergraduate students may apply. Technical Production majors preferred. Those with a strong background in production management (with stage management experience a plus), and who possess administrative support experience, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor strongly preferred.

Internship is unpaid, credit is available

APPROXIMATE DATES: mid-to-late-May through August 10, 2012

TO APPLY
Please send résumé, cover letter, and three references to internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org>, with "Production Intern - Lincoln Center Festival" in the subject line.






POSITION
House Programs Intern - Lincoln Center Festival

DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland's Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary's Bela Pinter, and many more.  www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

"In some ways, Lincoln Center Festival is typical of New York itself. It embraces the high-art and the street smart, the traditional and the avant-garde, the techno-savvy and the exemplar of classical technique-sometimes, even, all in one package."
-Newsday

Lincoln Center's Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

The LCF House Programs Intern will work closely with the House Program Editor to research, gather, edit and/or supplement artists' program notes, format program layout, create individual house program books for Playbill venues, proofread galleys, coordinate approval of final program notes with LCF producers, artists, and Development department; producing any program inserts, coordinating delivery of programs to venues, and gathering all program books for archives. All LCF interns participate in the overall smooth running of the Festival, including house seat ticket distribution and attending LCF performances.

LCF Interns have an excellent opportunity to learn by doing, 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, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Besides gaining skills in the particular area of their internship, the LCF administrative interns will attend a series of intern meetings with Senior Staff of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), where they will learn the overall administrative structure of the largest performing arts center in the United States.

Graduate or undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Theater, Dance, Music, Arts Administration, English, or Journalism majors preferred. Those with a passion for the arts, interest in an arts management career, and who possess administrative support experience, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor strongly preferred.

Internship is unpaid, credit is available

APPROXIMATE DATES: April 23 through August 3, 2012

TO APPLY
Please send résumé, cover letter, and three references to internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org>, with "House Programs Intern - Lincoln Center Festival" in the subject line.




POSITION
Company Management/Artist Services Intern - Lincoln Center Festival

DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland's Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary's Bela Pinter, and many more.  www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

"In some ways, Lincoln Center Festival is typical of New York itself. It embraces the high-art and the street smart, the traditional and the avant-garde, the techno-savvy and the exemplar of classical technique-sometimes, even, all in one package."
-Newsday

Lincoln Center's Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

The LCF Company Management/Artist Services Intern will work closely with the LCF Company Manager to coordinate all the local transportation needs for the visiting artists, assist with coordination of artist hospitality (including travel arrangements, hotel rooming lists, backstage hospitality, and parties), coordinate meeting and greeting artists at the airport, hotel check-ins and check-outs, and produce Festival backstage lists, ID cards, artist guide and welcome packages. All LCF interns participate in the overall smooth running of the Festival, including house seat ticket distribution and attending Festival performances.

LCF Interns have an excellent opportunity to learn by doing, 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, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Besides gaining skills in the particular area of their internship, the LCF administrative interns will attend a series of intern meetings with Senior Staff of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), where they will learn the overall administrative structure of the largest performing arts center in the United States.

Graduate or undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Theater, Dance, Music, Arts Administration, or Production majors preferred. Those with a passion for the arts, interest in an arts management career, and who possess administrative support experience, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor strongly preferred.

Internship is unpaid, credit is available

APPROXIMATE DATES: May 7 through August 10, 2012

TO APPLY
Please send résumé, cover letter, and three references to internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org>, with "Company Management/Artist Services Intern - Lincoln Center Festival" in the subject line.




POSITION
House Seat Ticket Interns (2) - Lincoln Center Festival

DEPARTMENT
Lincoln Center Festival

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland's Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary's Bela Pinter, and many more.  www.lincolncenterfestival.org<http://www.lincolncenterfestival.org/>

"In some ways, Lincoln Center Festival is typical of New York itself. It embraces the high-art and the street smart, the traditional and the avant-garde, the techno-savvy and the exemplar of classical technique-sometimes, even, all in one package."
-Newsday

Lincoln Center's Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

A team of two interns work closely with the LCF Producers to coordinate, manage, and process the ticket requests and orders for LCF'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 contractual comp tickets, monitoring house tickets on performance nights, completing ticket reconciliation and box office reports. The two interns are the liaison with the Festival's box office staff.  All LCF interns participate in the overall smooth running of the Festival, including house seat ticket distribution and attending Festival performances.

LCF Interns have an excellent opportunity to learn by doing, 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, Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia. Besides gaining skills in the particular area of their internship, the LCF administrative interns will attend a series of intern meetings with Senior Staff of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA), where they will learn the overall administrative structure of the largest performing arts center in the United States.

Graduate or undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Theater, Dance, Music, Arts Administration, or Production majors preferred. Those with a passion for the arts, interest in an arts management career, and who possess administrative support experience, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor strongly preferred.

Internship is unpaid, credit is available

APPROXIMATE DATES: May 7 through August 10, 2012

TO APPLY
Please send résumé, cover letter, and three references to internships at lincolncenter.org<mailto:internships at lincolncenter.org>, with "House Seat Ticket Intern - Lincoln Center Festival" in the subject line.

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