Internship Opportunity: Page 73 Productions Production Associate Internship
Location: New York, NY
About The Internship Position:
Page 73 Productions (www.p73.org), a non-profit theater company dedicated to developing and producing the works of early-career playwrights, seeks a part-time intern to support all of our initiatives during the summer of 2011 (June through August) with the possibility of continuing on through December 2011.
During this time, Page 73 will be working with our 2011 P73 Playwriting Fellow, Janine Nabers, and continuing the selection process for the 2012 P73 Playwriting Fellow and other development programs. In July we will be running our annual week-long summer residency on the Yale Campus. We will also be in pre-production for our next full-scale production, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s LIDLESS, to be presented at Walkerspace in the fall of 2011, directed by Tea Alagic.
Page 73 seeks to hire an intern with the title of “Producing Associate” who will work closely with Page 73’s leadership to provide support for the artistic projects described above, as well as to help develop and maintain organizational systems for Page 73’s office. We are particularly interested in candidates with a strong interest in and prior experience with both marketing and development / fundraising. The Producing Associate will be tasked with a variety of responsibilities including website maintenance, database management, event planning, and research related to institutional giving, as well as general administrative responsibilities. Strong computer skills including word, excel, mail merge, etc. are required as are strong writing skills. Experience with graphic design as well as website design and programming is a major plus. Candidates must be self-starters who are able to work independently on a variety of projects.
Hours are flexible but candidates must be available for a minimum 20-hour-per-week commitment during business hours. There is a $50-a-week stipend. Page 73’s office is located at ART/NY’s South Oxford Space in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, near BAM. This is an excellent opportunity for a student or young professional with an interest in learning about new play development and production as well as all aspects of running a non-profit theatre company. Page 73 is committed to developing new talent for the theatre and looks forward to creating opportunities for this new member of our team to grow as a theatre professional.
About The Company:
Page 73 Productions is a thirteen-year-old company with a strong track record of presenting important work by some of the country’s most exciting emerging playwrights. Our most recent production was Eliza Clark’s EDGEWISE, produced in late 2010 in collaboration with The Play Company. Prior to that, we produced Samuel D. Hunter’s JACK’S PRECIOUS MOMENT at 59E59 Theatres, Dan LeFranc’s SIXTY MILES TO SILVER LAKE (winner of the 2010 New York Times Outstanding Playwright Award) in co-production with Soho Rep and Heidi Schreck’s CREATURE in co-production with New Georges. Our 2007 production of 1001 by Jason Grote was recognized as one of the top ten theater events of the year by TIME OUT NEW YORK, and in 2006 Page 73 presented the world premiere of ELLIOT, A SOLDIER’S FUGUE by Quiara Alegría Hudes, which became a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Drama. We also host four other programs each year geared at supporting the development of new work by unproduced playwrights.
How To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.