TEACHING ARTISTS (CONTRACT)

Art House Productions in Jersey City, NJ seeks teaching artists for upcoming residencies funded through the VSA Playwright Discovery Program. The playwriting residencies will serve students with various special needs aged 13 - 21. The programs will take place in Hudson or Essex County in the 2020 calendar year. Teaching Artists are compensated at $75/hr. 

To apply, please email cover letter (including experience teaching students with special needs and playwriting experience) and resume to info@arthouseproductions.org with the subject line “VSA Teaching Artist”.

 

ART HOUSE INTERNSHIPS

Art House offers internships for college students and recent graduates who have an interest in pursuing a career in performing & visual arts. Our internships are a great opportunity to develop new skills and gain credible experience working with a tight-knit team that outwardly serves the Jersey City arts scene. Many interns have also subsequently been hired to work at Art House.

Art House is committed to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and encourages members of the arts community who are underrepresented to apply.

Requirements

Candidates must be 18 years old. Candidates should be available 10-15 hours per week, for at least 12 consecutive weeks.

Compensation

Interns are compensated with a modest travel stipend or academic credit at the discretion of the sponsoring college.

 

TYPES OF INTERNSHIPS

Arts Administration Internship

Provides the opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day producing activities of a multidisciplinary arts center, and learn about the planning and producing of theater, presented events, dance, festivals, and special events. Intern assists with marketing, social media, mailing list maintenance, patron services and outreach, and rentals. All interns may serve as box office/front of house staff for events, work production strikes, and assist with general office duties including filing, data entry, and poster runs. Prior experience in an office or customer service work environment preferred. Reports to the Executive Director & Producing Director.

Production Internship

Provides the opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day operations of a theater facility used for theater, presented events, dance, festivals, and special events. Intern assists with general space maintenance/upkeep, operation and maintenance of equipment, and assistance with theater rentals. All interns may serve as box office/front of house staff for events, work production strikes, and assist with general office duties including filing, data entry, and poster runs. Prior experience in technical theater or production management preferred. Reports to the Theater Manager.

Gallery Internship

Provides the opportunity to contribute to the day-to-day operations of an art gallery. Intern assists with installing and de-installing artworks, general gallery maintenance, receiving artworks and coordinating pick-ups, marketing and community outreach, gallery sitting when open and assisting at opening receptions and special events. All interns may serve as box office/front of house staff for events, work production strikes, and assist with general office duties including filing, data entry, and poster runs. Reports to the Gallery Director. 

 

APPLICATION

To apply for an internship, please email your cover letter & resume to info@arthouseproductions.org with the subject line “[Type of Internship] [Last Name]” i.e. “Gallery Internship - Johnson”.

Applications for Spring internships will be accepted between October 1-December 1; applications for Fall internships will be accepted between June 1-July 1.

Resumes should include arts and/or related experience; please do not send performance resumes. Cover letters should be no longer than one page and include which position you are applying for and what you hope to gain from the internship.