Part-time Intern Positions at Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama
for Development and Marketing & Videographer/Media Production
at Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama to start immediately.
AL/DD offers stimulating internship opportunities for someone seeking experience in arts administration, development, media and marketing. The intern will gain experience in operations, marketing, public relations, archiving and production within a small yet very active professional dance company. The intern will directly assist Anabella Lenzu, Artistic Director, with producing events, marketing campaigns, grant research, database management and other pertinent work. Applicants should be available to commit for a minimum of 3 months, hours negotiable (12 hours/week preferred).
Internships can range from 3-12 month commitments, initially unpaid, with the opportunity to grow into a paid position.
Applications Due: March 2nd, 2012
Internship positions are available in two categories:
Development and Marketing & Videographer/Media Production
The Administration applicant must have excellent oral and written communications skills, be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines. The Media applicant must be proficient in editing time-based media (Final Cut preferred), for video production of performances, demo reels and events. Both candidates for the internship positions must work well independently, with exceptional attention to detail, outstanding communications and organizational skills, and a passion for the arts.
This is an unpaid internship. AL/DD will provide a diligent and reliable intern with excellent recommendation letters and free performance tickets and the opportunity to attend Anabella Lenzu's classes (for those with a dance background). This is a great opportunity to gain real life experience working closely with a small professional Arts Organization.
To be considered for the position, please write a cover letter (no longer than 1 page explaining:
a) Why you wish to intern at AL/DD
b) Your qualifications and interests
c) Your goals and expectations for the internship and dates and days of the week you are available
Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama is thought provoking and historically conscious dance-theater, breaking down the wall separating artist from audience. Based in New York, the mission of AL/DD is to establish and develop a cultural, educational and artistic exchange between the communities of the United States, Argentina & Italy.
Lenzu crosses sociopolitical and cultural barriers, promoting dance and art education through teaching and performing.
AL/DD explores themes of collective memory, individual identity, and social awareness by having dancers and audience fuse in a psychological and emotional experience.
Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama, had its premier New York season produced and presented by Dance New Amsterdam in October 2006. Since then, the company’s work has been seen in Baryshnikov Arts Center, Movement Research at Judson Church, 92nd Street Y, DUMBO Festival, Galapagos Art Space, WAXworks, Center for Remembering & Sharing (CRS), Chashama, The Embassy of Argentina, COOL New York Festival, La Mama, Hatch Series/TheWorks Studio, NYU Casa Zerilli Marimo, Merce Cunningham Studio, New Dance Group Art Center, University Settlement, Abrons Arts Center, Jewish Community Center, HERE Arts Center, and Charlotte Dance Festival/NC, among others.