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PROTOTYPE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


PROTOTYPE January Intern
Term: January 2–24, 2020

PROTOTYPE: Opera | Theatre | Now, the annual Festival of global opera-theatre and music-theatre works, co-produced by HERE and Beth Morrison Projects, is seeking interns to assist with all areas of this world-renowned Festival.

PROTOTYPE interns play an active role in production, marketing, event planning, development, company management, house management, box office and membership, and Festival operations. Duties range from assisting with marketing and media initiatives, producing responsibilities, being present at technical rehearsals, theater load-ins and strikes, house and company management/artist relations responsibilities, cultivation event planning, donor stewardship/relations, and could include serving as run crew during performances. Interns may also assist with basic office and Festival administration duties, such as running errands, generating or updating paperwork, etc.

PROTOTYPE interns will work directly under the Festival producers, Festival production staff, or Festival development manager. With six events taking place in five different venues, this internship offers a great opportunity for hands-on experience in all areas of performing arts production and management. The intern experience is tailored to suit an individual’s interests and strengths based on availability and experience.

The PROTOTYPE internship takes place from January 2 – January 24. An extended internship starting December 1 and ending on January 24 is also available which often involves working directly under a specific member of the PROTOTYPE staff for the duration. Please list your preference and availability in your message.

This internship is unpaid, but PROTOTYPE will provide an unlimited NYC MetroCard.

Please send resumé as pdf labelled “YourName_Res” and cover letter detailing experience and areas of primary interest as pdf labelled “YourName_Cover” to Associate Producer Drew Weinstein at drew@prototypefestival.org. Areas of interest can range from a production element or stage management to general or specific aspects of arts administration. If you do not have a specific area of interest, please say so in your cover letter. We will begin interviews for interns in early October.