Tectonic Theater Project
New York, NY 10018
Tectonic Theater Project Administrative/Dramaturgical Internship
Tectonic Theater Project is looking for an Administrative/Dramaturgical intern who is able to commit 16-32 hours a week, with a flexible start date in January 2020 and a flexible end date in May 2020. Tectonic Theater Project (Moisés Kaufman, Artistic Director) is an NYC based theater company established in 1991 and best known for creating The Laramie Project, I Am My Own Wife, Gross Indecency, and 33 Variations.
Administrative/Dramaturgical Internship (Spring 2020)
This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain experience in all aspects of small nonprofit theater management. This intern will be wearing two hats: One will be supporting the Company Dramaturg with research, organization, script supervision, and development of new work. The administrative side of the internship includes supporting and assisting with daily logistics, event planning, specific department initiatives, and clerical and organizational tasks. Our small, dynamic staff develops theater that is produced all over the country. This intern will work closely with the entire staff to support the administrative initiatives of the company.
Potential activities include:
Having a full working knowledge of Tectonic’s plays in development.
Filing and digital archiving.
Writing script coverage.
Maintaining and adjusting administrative and production calendars.
Planning and arranging off-site meetings.
Preparing workshop materials & scripts.
Assisting with preparations for special events.
Light office cleaning and organizing.
Miscellaneous office emails and phone calls.
For all positions, Tectonic seeks friendly, motivated, and detail-oriented interns that meet the following requirements:
Excellent general office skills (phone, filing, and e-mail)
Computer skills and experience with Mac (fluency in Google Suite, Word, Excel, and experience with PowerPoint, Keynote, and NationBuilder a plus).
Ability to multitask and prioritize projects.
Excellent communication skills.
Reliable and responsible.
Knowledge of basic theater history and the professional theater field.
Strong researcher and problem-solver.
Interest in learning and working in a number of different areas to support Tectonic’s production, development, and education initiatives.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
A sense of humor and a “can-do” attitude!
To be considered, email the following materials to email@example.com, with “Internship Submission” in the Subject Line:
1. Cover Letter, explaining your interest in Tectonic and qualifications for the internship.
3. List of references with contact information (1 Business, 1 Academic, 1 Personal)
4. Estimated start date & weekly availability
While this is an unpaid internship, we do provide a modest travel and meal stipend. College credit is also available for current students.
Hours: 16-32 hrs/week during our regular office hours (10am-6pm), with occasional evening or weekend events.