East West Players, the nation's
premier Asian American theatre
is offering three summer internships: Development Assistant, Technical
Production Assistant and Arts Education Assistant.
Funded by the Los
County Arts Commission, each internship is 40 hours per week for 10
and students earn $350 per week. The internship period is June -
with specific start and end dates based on student availability. In
to the responsibilities of the position, interns must attend four
events coordinated by the Arts ommission.
Student eligibility for internship positions is limited to currently
enrolled undergraduates who either reside in and/or attend college in
Angeles County, will have completed at least one semester of college
2006, and will not graduate before December 2006. Candidates are
from all areas of undergraduate study and are not required to have
demonstrated a previous commitment to the arts.
To apply for an internship, send a resume and cover letter to:
Mr. Trent Steelman, Managing Director
120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625-7111 FAX
For more information about East West Players, visit
For more information about the Los Angeles
County Arts Commission, visit
Will provide support for the Asian American Theatre conference to take
in the summer of 2006. Will be highly involved in logistical
aspects of the conference including the creation of delegate materials
information dissemination. Preferred: computer proficient (Word, Excel,
internet) with excellent and accurate spelling, grammar, organizational
interpersonal skills; enthusiasm for the arts, community relations, and
stamina to multitask in a fast-paced environment; flexibility to work
occasional nights/weekends during special events; pleasant
skills (in person and on the phone) for dealing with organization
Technical Production Assistant
Will provide technical and production related support for a 240-seat
and a separate warehouse site by aiding in prop and set construction,
theatre maintenance and other related activities. Will also assist
Production Manager during pre-production. Required: skilled in
possess basic electrical knowledge and have the ability and willingness
lift and carry heavy items, such as props; design or theatre experience
plus; able to do "hands on" jobs.
Arts Education Assistant
The Arts Education Assistant will develop an excel database and
system to track the sales of our touring theatre for youth program and
then use the database to begin outreach to new Southern California
elementary schools. The intern will play an integral role in developing
strategic plan to increase bookings at Southern California schools.
Required: proficient in Word and Excel; display excellent
skills. Preferred: enthusiasm for arts education; highly motivated and
self-starter; able to multi-task in a fast paced work environment;
flexibility to work occasional nights/weekends for special events;
interpersonal communication skills to deal with organization patrons,
members and school administrators.