ART HOUSE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Art House Productions seeks producing and technical interns for Spring 2024 to assist with Art House evening shows and events. These internships provide the opportunity to contribute to producing and running evening shows and events at Art House’s brand-new, multidisciplinary arts center located at 345 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City.

About Art House Productions:
Art House Productions is a performing and visual arts organization established in 2001. In 2023, the organization moved to a permanent performing and visual arts center in downtown Jersey City. Art House is a home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas. We engage, inspire, entertain, and challenge audiences with ambitious performing and visual arts programs; we provide arts education programs that promote life-long learning to a diverse community, and we celebrate the essential power of the arts to illuminate our common humanity.

ARTS PRODUCING INTERNSHIP

Internship Overview:

  • The Arts Producing Internship is an in-person position, reporting to 345 Marin Blvd. in Jersey City.
  • Interns can expect to work 10-15 hours a week.
  • Compensation: $1,200 stipend for the semester and college credit (where applicable).
  • Intern will have the opportunity to work alongside Art House Productions’ arts professionals, including Executive Artistic Director Meredith Burns, Associate Artistic Director, Anna Gundersen, Associate Producer, Sunjay Venkatraman, Theater Director Alex Tobey, and Theater Producer Michael Griffiths. Intern will walk away from the internship with an increased skill set in front of house and guest services, and a better understanding of producing performing arts programming and running a nonprofit organization.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be at least 18 years old.
    • Must be based within commuting distance of Jersey City.
    • Must have a laptop computer to work off of.
    • Must be available for 10-15 hours a week from.
    • Must have a strong interest in producing the arts.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Experience with Google Drive Suite and social media platforms.
    • Strong commitment to Art House Productions’ mission and values.
    • Availability to work evenings as needed.

    Responsibilities:

    • Interns will serve as Front of House staff, ensuring the space is clean and prepared for guests, welcoming and ushering guests to seats, as well as post-event clean up and space closing duties.
    • Interns will act as a liaison with artists and help meet day-of production needs.
    • Interns may also be asked to assist with social media, patron services, and audience outreach, among other theater management duties.

    Application:
    Applications should include a brief cover letter and resume emailed to HR@arthouseproductions.org. In the cover letter, please explain why this opportunity is exciting to you and what you hope to gain from it. Also include two references with contact information. Please do not send performance resumes. Accepting applications for Spring Internships on a rolling basis, until filled.

    Art House Productions is an equal employer and seeks applicants of all backgrounds. Art House Productions encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups in arts administration such as the BIPOC community, people with disabilities, lower-income communities, LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, and justice-impacted citizens. Access and inclusion are core values of Art House Productions. We are committed to address and work toward racial equity as a staff, board, and with the artists we work with and the communities we serve. The arts are predicated on imagination, empathy, and collaboration. It is our vision that Art House is a space where everyone’s full humanity is seen, respected, celebrated, and honored. For more information, please see Art House’s commitments to DEI and ACCESS.

    TECHNICAL THEATER INTERNSHIP

    Internship Overview: 

    • Art House Productions seeks an intern who will assist with the technical operations for Art House productions and performances at our venue.
    • The Technical Theater Internship is a spring internship.
    • The technical theater internship is an in-person position, reporting to 345 Marin Blvd. in Jersey City.
    • Interns can expect to work 10-15 hours a week.
    • Compensation: $1,200 stipend for the semester + college credit (where applicable).
    • Intern will have the opportunity to work with theater professionals and learn the ionXE20 light board. Intern will walk away from internship with an increased skill set in basic lighting design and light board operation, audio set up and execution for live events, as well as scheduling and organizing the technical requirements for various types of live events.

      Qualifications:

      • Must be at least 18 years old.
      • Must be based within commuting distance of Jersey City.
      • Must be available for 10-15 hours a week.
      • Strong interest in technical theater.
      • Strong commitment to Art House Productions’ mission and values.
      • Availability to work evenings as needed.

          Responsibilities:
          Under the supervision of the technical manager, the technical intern will help coordinate Art House Productions’ technical production and event needs, including the operation and maintenance of equipment. Additionally, they will work with the technical manager on theater facility operations.

          Day to Day Responsibilities may include:

          • Running technical needs for our ONO series and for weekend productions
          • Assisting in the upkeep and maintenance of facilities and technical equipment, as well as ensuring general safety throughout the space
          • Helping to coordinate technical needs for productions and events.
          • Maintaining a welcoming and clean environment for artists, audiences, and rentals by helping to keep track of cleaning schedules and monitoring air conditioning/heat
          • Board Operation: ionXE20 light board and the Mackie ProFX16v3 audio mixer
          • Back-of-house assistance: ASM duties as needed, Preparing space pre-show, and Closing space post-show

            Application:
            Applications should include a brief cover letter and resume, emailed to HR@arthouseproductions.org. In the cover letter, please explain why this opportunity is exciting to you and what you hope to gain from it. Also include two references with contact information. Please do not send performance resumes. Accepting applications for Spring Internships on a rolling basis, until filled.

            Art House Productions is an equal employer and seeks applicants of all backgrounds. Art House Productions encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups in arts administration such as the BIPOC community, people with disabilities, lower-income communities, LGBTQ+ communities, veterans, and justice-impacted citizens. Access and inclusion are core values of Art House Productions. We are committed to address and work toward racial equity as a staff, board, and with the artists we work with and the communities we serve. The arts are predicated on imagination, empathy, and collaboration. It is our vision that Art House is a space where everyone’s full humanity is seen, respected, celebrated, and honored. For more information, please see Art House’s commitments to DEI and ACCESS.