The first three weeks of the internship will focus on the Center’s Five Days of Broadway Summer Camp. Five Days of Broadway is a five day long intensive where students are introduced to musical theater technique and other aspects of the performing arts by some of the industry's leading professional artists and educators. The program includes two, five day sessions - one for junior high students and one for high school students.
The final four weeks of the internship will focus on the Summer at the Center program. Entering its 29th year, Summer at the Center has been designed to empower high-risk high school students through active participation in a rigorous two-week program of musical theatre classes conducted by professional artists. Summer at the Center is a collaborations between Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Education Department and the Orange County Department of Education. Internship runs from June 15—August 6, 2020.
Duties and responsibilities will include prepping and organizing camp materials, monitoring classes and lunches, setting up and serving meals, and other administrative duties as may be assigned.
Seeking an enthusiastic student who wants to learn about arts administration and arts education. Must have a positive attitude, love working with young people and be able to learn and adapt quickly. Additionally:
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be enrolling in college, currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate
Must be available to work all hours listed below
Must have basic word processing and computer skills
Ability to speak Spanish and past experience working with young people is a plus
SCHEDULE (subject to change)
Week 1: June 15 from 1pm-5pm & June 17 – June 19 from 9am-5pm Weeks 2: June 22 - June 25 from 8:30am-4:30pm & June 26 from 8:30am-6:00pm Week 3: June 29 - July 2 from 8:30am-4:30pm & July 3 from 8:30am-6:00pm Week 4: No hours Week 5: July 14 – July 17 from 9am-5pm Week 6: July 20 – July 24 from 8:30am-4pm Week 7: July 27 – July 30 from 8:30am-4pm; July 31 from 10am-9:30pm & Aug 1 from 12:00pm-9pm Week 8: August 4 - August 6 from 9am-5pm
Visit www.scfta.org/interns and click on "Apply." Deadline is April 17, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion both in our organization and in the performing arts community at large. To that end, our Summer Internship Program is designed to provide opportunities to individuals from diverse backgrounds and/or those who are members of a group that is underrepresented in our industry. While these internships are inclusive of all people, we strongly encourage candidates from diverse or underrepresented groups to apply.
The following documents will be required in order to apply:
A business professional resume (please do not submit a performer, stage manager or any other artistic style resume).
A personal statement addressing your specific interest in interning at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, how this internship would further your professional goals and highlighting any skills or experiences that make you a good candidate for this internship. Please do not use your personal statement to reiterate your resume. Applicants are also encouraged to use their personal statement to express what diversity and inclusion means to them and why it is important in our industry.
Acceptable file formats for these documents are: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .jpg, .jpeg, .png.
About Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an acclaimed arts institution as well as a beautiful multi-disciplinary cultural campus. It is committed to supporting artistic excellence on all of its stages, offering unsurpassed experiences, and to engaging the entire community in new and exciting ways through the unique power of live performance and a diverse array of inspiring programs. Previously called the Orange County Performing Arts Center, Segerstrom Center is Orange County’s largest non-profit arts organization. In addition to its six performance venues, Segerstrom Center is also home to the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School. The Center presents a broad range of programming for audiences of all ages, including international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, intimate performances of jazz and cabaret, contemporary artists, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming, free performances open to the public from outdoor movie screenings to dancing on the plaza and many other special events. The Center’s education programs are designed to inspire young people through the arts and reach hundreds of thousands of students each year.