Paul A. Kaplan Theatre Management Program

Hours per week

Winter/Spring Term

Published

10/02/2018

Application Deadline

11/02/2018

Address

311 W. 43rd Street, 8th Floor
New York
NY
10036
United States

Description

Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC), a Tony Award-winning nonprofit theatre dedicated to producing innovative theatre of the highest quality by American and international playwrights, with a focus on presenting New York, American, and world premieres, invites individuals to apply for Paul A. Kaplan Theatre Management Program full-time winter/spring internships. For almost 50 years, MTC has been the creative and artistic home for America’s most gifted theatrical artists, producing works of the highest quality by contemporary American and international playwrights. MTC produces eight plays annually in Broadway's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre and off-Broadway at the historic New York City Center complex. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of our work both on and off the stage.


The Paul A. Kaplan Theatre Management Program is an intensive internship that provides a unique opportunity to learn about producing not-for-profit theatre both on and off-Broadway. Manhattan Theatre Club winter/spring interns will work on productions including Choir Boy, The Cake, and Ink.


Interns are assigned projects and responsibilities that are vital to the day-to-day running of the company. Additionally, interns’ relationships with their supervisor and mentor ensure that they are not only gaining valuable skills but also receiving support and feedback. Winter/Spring internships are available in Artistic, Business, Casting, Company Management, Development-Individual Giving, Development-Institutional Giving, Development-Special Events, Education, Literary, Marketing, Marketing-Analytics, Production Management. Business and Education internships are part-time, 20-25 hours/week. All other positions are full-time, 35 hours/week.


To learn more about internship positions, please visit http://manhattantheatreclub.com/education/internships/positions-descriptions/

Full-Time Interns at MTC:

• receive a $525 weekly stipend/ $15 hourly for part-time positions

• have the opportunity to apply for a limited number of living allowances to be used as an additional supplement to weekly compensation (For more information, visit: www.manhattantheatreclub.com/education/internships/living-allowance)

• are offered optional weekend and evening work which pays $15/hr

• attend weekly educational seminars led by MTC Department Heads


HOW TO APPLY:

The application deadline for the Winter/Spring 2019 semester is Friday, November 2 at 11:59pm EST. All components of the application must be received by this deadline in order for the application to be considered complete.


A completed application includes:

  1. professional work resume that lists: education and training, work history, theatre/arts experience, and computer skills.
  2. Cover Letter: Our mission at MTC is to produce innovative theatre of the highest quality by American and International playwrights, with a focus on presenting New York, American, and world premieres. We are committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of our work both on stage and off. Please write a cover letter of not more than 750 words responding to the questions below: 
  • Why are you interested in each department you selected?
  • What specifically about MTC’s mission and history speaks to you?
  • Given your background and life experiences, how do your ideas and attitudes towards diversity and inclusion inform your aspirations as an arts administrator?

3. Two references (professors, employers, etc.)


MTC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with diverse backgrounds, experiences, ability and perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Benefits

Full-Time Interns at MTC:

• receive a $525 weekly stipend/ $15 hourly for part-time positions

• have the opportunity to apply for a limited number of living allowances to be used as an additional supplement to weekly compensation (For more information, visit: www.manhattantheatreclub.com/education/internships/living-allowance)

• are offered optional weekend and evening work which pays $15/hr

• attend weekly educational seminars led by MTC Department Heads


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