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Education & Outreach Disney Theatrical Group - Summer 2016 338756BR

Description: DTG’s Education and Outreach department is part of an extensive field of arts-education in New York City. The intern will learn the systems and pedagogies through which DTG achieves its education & outreach goals, and will gain an understanding of how educational programming is built to fulfill a mission of a theatrical organization. He or she will gain hands on experience in all of our educational programs (DMIS, workshops, talkbacks, study guides, partnerships, KIDS/JR content, etc.), and will understand how and why a major commercial producer supports the community in this capacity. Responsibilities The Education & Outreach intern will work on a variety of projects, including: •Contributing to printed and digital content (including flyers, applications, and assessment tools) •Participating in the creation of new materials for Disney’s Broadway JR. Collection •Creating an inventory and further organizing department assets used in the administration, implementation, and documentation of its products and programs •Reviewing the data collected through surveys and reflections throughout the school year, looking for trends and organizing the information in a meaningful and useful way •Working with the Education Assistant on maintenance of the Disney Musicals in Schools website and Teaching Artist portal •Assisting in standardizing the format and look of administrative and programmatic documents related to DTG’s education programs, especially programs being adopted by third party presenters. •Preparing various PowerPoint and printed materials for the education team’s use in conferences and professional development sessions about its expanding efforts.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Internship
Location New York, NY
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study Any
Field of Study
Special Skills & Requirements Basic Qualifications •Pursuing a degree in Educational Theatre or a related field (Arts Education, Applied Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Theatre, Education, etc.) •Interested in a career in administering or leading education programs for a cultural organization •Exceptional writing skills •Experience or education in lesson planning and childhood psychology •Passionate commitment to arts education is essential Additional Information Program Qualifications: •Must be at least 18 years of age •Must possess unrestricted work authorization •Must provide full work availability from May 31, 2016 through August 12, 2016 •Must provide own housing and transportation to/from work. Positions are in New York, NY. •Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter prior to participation in the internship program, AND returning to school for at least one semester at the completion of the internship *Please do not apply to more than TWO Disney Theatrical Group Internships
About the Company: DISNEY THEATRICAL GROUP (DTG) operates under the direction of Thomas Schumacher and is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises, bringing live entertainment events to a global annual audience of more than 19 million people in more than 50 countries. Under the Disney Theatrical Productions banner, the group produces and licenses Broadway musicals around the world, including Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida, TARZAN®, Mary Poppins, a co-production with Cameron Mackintosh, The Little Mermaid, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Newsies. Aladdin is its most recent Tony Award-winning Broadway hit. Other successful stage musical ventures have included the Olivier-nominated London hit Shakespeare in Love, stage productions of Disney’s High School Musical, Der Glöckner Von Notre Dame in Berlin, and King David in concert. DTP has collaborated with the country’s leading regional theatres to develop new stage titles including The Jungle Book and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Disney Theatrical Group also delivers live shows globally through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Disney Live! For over 30 years, Disney on Ice and Disney Live! have brought beloved Disney stories and characters annually to over 12 million guests in nearly 50 countries worldwide, through productions such as Marvel Universe Live! and Frozen, the most well attended and highest grossing Disney on Ice production to date. In addition, DTG licenses musical titles for local, school and community theatre productions through Music Theatre International, including The Lion King Experience, a unique holistic arts education program wherein accredited elementary and middle schools produce condensed, age-appropriate JR. and KIDS adaptations of The Lion King.
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