3805 Los Feliz Blvd. #5, Los Angeles, California, 90027

Status

Filled

Description

The Producing Intern will work closely with our artistic and programming staff to plan for and assemble the presenting program for the 2021 Los Angeles Exchange [LAX] Festival. Working closely with key staff, the Producing Intern will contribute toward overall festival planning, marketing, artist communication, and venue coordination and planning. Our annual LAX Festival serves as a highly visible platform for contemporary theater, dance, and interdisciplinary performance projects, and reaches thousands of audience members in the greater Los Angeles area. This position will work approximately 20 hours a week June through October.  

Qualifications

Competitive candidates for our Producing Internship will have:   Passion for supporting contemporary dance and/or experimental theater An interest in producing new work and/or working with a multidisciplinary presenter Knowledge of contemporary performance aesthetics, history, and forms Experience and/or strong interest in marketing for the arts Interest in writing for or about performance Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular) Proficiency in Google Office Suite (gmail, google sheets, drive, calendar, meet apps) Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work Attention to detail and problem solving skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task Positive attitude and willingness to do tasks that are both large and small

Background

Los Angeles Performance Practice is devoted to the production and presentation of contemporary performance by artists whose work advances multi-disciplinary artistic practices. Our mission is to support a diverse constellation of artists and audiences through the active creation and presentation of groundbreaking experiences that use innovative approaches to collaboration, technology and social engagement. Our most significant program is our annual LAX Festival for contemporary dance & theater. 

How to Apply

Please submit a thoughtful letter of interest, along with a current resume, to hello@performancepractice.org