Arts Administration Internships, Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield, MA

ABOUT DOUBLE EDGE THEATRE (doubleedgetheatre.org):

Double Edge Theatre is an artist-owned organization, founded in 1982 by Stacy Klein. The ensemble applies vigorous physical training and the principle of an artist’s autonomy to create work intimately woven with the community. In 1994, Double Edge moved from Boston to a 105-acre former dairy farm in rural Ashfield, MA, to create a sustainable artistic home. In 1996 Argentine actor, puppeteer Carlos Uriona joined DE and wove into the ensemble his community-based street theatre. Today, the Farm has become an International Center of Living Culture, including performance, international touring and artist collaboration, year-round theatre training, conversations, convenings, greening and farming initiatives, and a popular indooroutdoor traveling spectacle which takes place alongside the hills, pastures, river, and gardens of the Center. Double Edge Theatre is committed to art justice and equity for all people in the workplace and, aligned with its current scholarship, programs encourages applications from Native American, African American and Latinx communities. 

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

 Double Edge seeks an intern to assist in the management of all aspects of the running of DE’s office admin, including box office, front of house, theatre management admin including development and programming assistance. The Intern is expected to be a quick learner, organized and hard working. This position includes communications, answering and making phone calls, assisting audience with box office and internal company scheduling. The Intern may be required to assist in other areas when necessary. Strong computer skills are needed, including proficiency in word processing and database software, although some of this (particularly the CRM) will involve on site training. Housing is included for the internship period and food would be included when there is additional student programming, additional to stipend. There will be opportunities to observe rehearsals and aspects of the company’s creative and performance process. Potential learning areas include: - Audience and community cultivation - Outreach and Marketing - Box Office management - Front of House management - CRM systems - Box Office software

INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: 3-6 months minimum, variable dates and hours

PAY TYPE: Housing, food and stipend. Stipend of $300-$500/month depending upon internship type and experience

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Paid Internship

JOB STATUS: 20-40 Hours/Week depending on internship

LOCATION: Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield, MA 01330

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE: None

HOW TO APPLY: Send an email with a letter of interest and resume attached to producing@doubleedgetheatre.org

Full Contact information:

Contact Name(s): Adam Bright Title:
Producing Director
Physical Address: 948 Conway Rd, Ashfield, MA, 01330
Phone number: 413-628-0070
Email Address: internship@doubleedgetheatre.org