Ping Chong

47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10012
T: 212 529 1557 F: 212 529 1703
info@pingchong.org

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CALL FOR SPRING 2018 INTERNS

Ping Chong + Company, a nationally recognized not-for-profit downtown theater company, is seeking self-motivated and organized interns for Spring 2018. The interns will support all administrative aspects of the organization. Additional areas of focus, depending on interest and experience, may include Marketing, Arts Management, Arts Education, Social Media and/or Web Development. The interns will gain insight into the workings of a community engaged, social justice oriented non-profit theater, and will have the opportunity to engage with Ping Chong and the rest of the staff in mentorship and career guidance.

Undergraduate students are encouraged to seek college credit. The interns will also receive a small stipend.

Requirements:
-exceptional communication and organization skills
-general knowledge of computer software--graphic design and web development skills are a plus!
-ability to work both independently and collaboratively with others
-enthusiasm about devised and community-engaged theater

While previous administrative office experience is preferred, professional theater experience is not required. POC, LGBTQ individuals, and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Commitment:
12-20 hours per week, end of January – May. Some evening and weekend hours may be required. Exact start and end dates are flexible.

To apply:
Email sara@pingchong.org by November 30, 2017 with:
1) an attached resume
2) in the body of your email, two paragraphs about yourself and why you’re interested in interning at Ping Chong + Company

We look forward to receiving your application!

About the company:
Ping Chong + Company produces theatrical works addressing the important cultural and civic issues of our times, striving to reach the widest audiences with the greatest level of artistic innovation and social integrity. The company was founded in 1975 by leading theatrical innovator Ping Chong with a mission to create works of theater and art that explore the intersections of race, culture, history, art, media and technology in the modern world. Today, Ping Chong + Company produces original works by a close-knit ensemble of affiliated artists, under the artistic leadership of Ping Chong. Productions range from intimate oral history projects to grand scale cinematic multidisciplinary productions featuring puppets, performers, and full music and projection scores. The art reveals beauty, precision, and a commitment to social justice. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@pingchongco).