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ARTISTIC ENGAGEMENT INTERNSHIP

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ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

National Queer Theater is an innovative theater collective dedicated to celebrating the brilliance of generations of LGBTQ artists and providing a home for unheard storytellers and activists. By serving our elders, youth, and working professionals, NQT creates a more just future through radical and evocative theater experiences and free community classes.

 

The Artistic Engagement Intern will assist the Artistic Director and Marketing Coordinator with the daily tasks of running the theater, including public programming and community initiatives. Our robust queer programming demands a creative and self driven Intern to support our annual mainstage productions, free education programs and new play development.

DUTIES INCLUDE
  • Support overall marketing strategy by implementing marketing activities such as e-newsletters and social media.

  • Assist in the production of both in-person and online staged readings and productions, including casting, producing, and evaluation of programs.

  • Attend NQT events, fundraisers, meetings, and performances.

  • Assist in organizing activities and community engagement with the Theater’s partners and audiences, and work closely with our body of volunteers.

  • Assist Managing Director implementing fundraising strategy to meet annual goals.

  • Support the Artistic Collective in the selection of plays for the annual theater season.

  • Support marketing and fundraising activities for productions and programs.

  • Coordinate free education and community initiatives with the Artistic Director and Managing Director.

WHY APPLY?
  • Interns will gain skills and mentorship in artistic theater production, literary management, non-profit organizational management, fundraising experience, events management, theater education and applied theater and marketing.

  • Excellent theater industry networking opportunities for professional growth and career advancement. 

  • Interns can obtain school credit for completing this internship.

SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Google G Suite (docs, drive, gmail), strong writing, communication, and organizational skills, creative acumen, and the ability to work well independently and collaborate with others.

AN IDEAL CANDIDATE HAS...
  • Experience and passion for LGBTQ issues, community organizing, and the performing arts are strongly preferred.

  • An experience with theater production and/or an affinity for theater education and theater-making.

  • Experience utilizing major social media sites (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn).

Applicants from underrepresented communities, women, and people of color are especially encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact us at info@nationalqueertheater.org.