Recognized nationally as a powerhouse of new play development, Skylight Theatre Company expands the boundaries of mainstream theatre through the telling of relevant and more inclusive stories. Dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and the people we work with, Skylight discovers, develops and produces acclaimed and award-winning world premiere plays that are produced nationwide providing rising artists opportunities beyond Los Angeles.
This internship is offered through the LA County Arts Commission. Applicants must meet their requirements to apply. About Arts Internship Program
Skylight's Production and Community Engagement Intern will work beside professional producers, the artistic team and executive staff to engage the community throughout the process of mounting the world premiere play, "Driven," by Boni B. Alvarez which explores Filipino American identity. As a key member of the staff, you'll help to create an open dialogue with groups that the play's themes address. You'll be integral to fostering community, while informing creative decisions, and helping to create communications (including video, social media), as well as improving audience experience.
Ideally, the Intern must be enthusiastic about community outreach and participation, comfortable interacting with people with different experiences and points of view, have the ability to multi-task, and an aptitude for coordinating, organizing and researching with an attention to detail. They must be an effective communicator (written and oral), possess solid time-management skills, be flexible, collaborative, a problem-solver, and a self-starter, love theatre and have a basic understanding of the production process and project support. They should have general office/administrative experience, and be comfortable with Microsoft Office programs. Video production and editing skills a definite plus. Evening and weekend hours are required. Must have reliable transportation
To apply, please email resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letter should be addressed to Sandra Grossman, Executive Director. The cover letter must include the title of the job you're interested in, why you are interested in working with Skylight Theatre Company, and why this job appeals to you. Please point out the skills or experience that would make the Production and Community Engagement internship a successful experience.
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