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THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Internships – Semester-long • 3 credit course—5-10 hours per week
– Summer • 3 credit course—45-60 hours total
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Internship info is available for: – REGION: NC Dance Theatre, York Cultural and Heritage Museum, Actors Theatre, Theatre Charlotte, Community Performance Center,, Carowinds, Flat Rock, etc. – NATIONAL: Merce Cunningham Studio (NYC), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Limon Institute, Martha Graham School, Milwaukee Ballet
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Career and Graduate School Fair Thursday, 6 October 9:30am—12:30pm DiGs Richardson Ballroom FREE
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Other services from the Career and Civic Engagement Office – EAGLElink (www.winthrop.edu/eaglelink). EAGLElink continues to serve as our online database for posting all part-time positions, full time positions, internships, and volunteer opportunities. – InterviewStream is a mock interview conducted online through a webcam. More employers are beginning to use this type of technology in their interview process.
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Subscriptions to these job sources: – Backstage Magazine • Go to: http://www.backstage.com/bso/index.jsp • Login info: Userid is: theaterdance. Password is: winthrop
– Artsearch • Go to: http://www.tcg.org/artsearch/ • Login info: Userid is: [email protected]
Password is: winthrop5
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Subscriptions to these job sources:
– Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement (CERRA) • Go to: http://www.cerra.org/home.html • No log in required
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) • http://www.ndeo.org/
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) • http://www.usitt.org • Applications to work as a volunteer now online. – Get involved!!!!! – Get reduced registration!!!!
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • South Carolina Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAPHERD) – http://www.scahperd.org/ – Annual convention in mid-November in Myrtle Beach
• American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (SCAPHERD) – http://www.aahperd.org/
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) • Summer theatre employment – Dance auditions at SETC in March – Design/Tech interviews at SETC in March • For both of the above, go to: http://www.setc.org/auditions/index.php
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO SETC Actor/singer auditions involve two-step process. Preliminary screening audition info is at: http://www.setc.org/auditions/SC/ • Actor/Singer Audition application deadline is mid-October. See above website • State Screen audition on Saturday, 29 October at Trustus Theatre in Columbia, SC
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) • Design/Tech students— – Theatre faculty will set up some portfolio presentation workshops early next semester
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Opportunities for College/University Students through Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Scholarships: The Robert Porterfield Award $3,400 to a student entering or attending a regionally accredited graduate school to study theatre Deadline: January 15th
The Leighton M. Ballew Directing Award $3,300 to a student to study directing at a regionally accredited graduate school Deadline: January 15th The Marian A. Smith Costume Award $2,300 to a student pursuing a graduate degree in costume design and/or technology at a regionally accredited college or university Deadline: TBA Awards: Design Competition Awards Three internationally acclaimed designers critique graduate and undergraduate entries in Scenic, Costume, Lighting Design, Crafts and Technology. Cash awards are given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Places. Young Scholar's Award SETC's History/Theory/Criticism/Literature Committee invites submissions from graduate students and undergraduate students relating to the committee's interest areas of history, theory, criticism, and literature. One graduate and one undergraduate paper will be chosen to win a cash prize and to present their winning papers at the Annual Convention.
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • American Dance Festival • http://www.americandancefestival.org/ • Summer program
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United Professional Theatre Auditions (UPTA) Theatre and Dance auditions Memphis, TN Early February http://www.upta.org/
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • University/Resident Theatre Association (URTA) • Auditions/Interview for Graduate School in theatre • Various January and February Dates • http://www.urta.com/
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • South Carolina Theatre Association – We’re hosting it here at Winthrop!!!! – 11-13 November 2011 – Workshops, classes, shows, recruiting new students!!!!
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Theatre Career Forum – 18 November 2011 – 2:00 pm – Studio Theatre – Hear from grads of the program about their career experiences—what works, what doesn’t work.
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Charlotte Dance Festival – http://charlottedancefestival.org/Welcome.html – Internships available
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • StaibDance – Summer intensive – http://sites.google.com/site/staibdance/
Summer Programs American Dance Festival
• Duke University, Durham, NC • Six week program: (June 9-July 23, 2011) Offering classes in repertory, technique, somatics, choreography, etc. • Internships: Arts Administration (May 31-July 25, 2011) • Internships: Production (June 7-August 1, 2012) • http://www.americandancefestival.org/ • New York City: Winter Intensive (December 30-January 9, 2012)
Summer Programs Bates Dance Festival
• Bates College, Lewiston, Maine • Professional Training Program: (July 23-August 14) •
Internships available: Technical Production/Stagecraft Apprenticeships, Videography, Administration, Dance Education
Summer Programs Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
• Becket, Massachusetts • Multiple programs including ballet, musical theatre, contemporary (June 11-August 20, 2012) •
Multiple internships during festival and non-festival times, Including: web design, house management, artist services, business, etc.
• http://www.jacobspillow.org/education/sc hool/
The Actors Fund National Workshops in NYC & LA Assistance with healthcare, housing Podcasts on job skills and resources Career counseling http://www.actorsfund.org/
ORGANIZATIONS The Kitchen New York City Center for video, music, dance, performance, film, and literature. Internships available year round: Development/marketing, Technical http://www.thekitchen.org/page/43/
Dance USA New York City, Philadelphia Internships available: marketing, public relations, research, development, government affairs, programming, etc. Internships also available in Washington, DC http://www.danceusa.org/internshipsatdance usa
Dance NYC Resource listing of a variety of internships http://www.dancenyc.org/for-administrators/jobsand-internships.php
Auditions Answers for Dancers • Job postings, auditions resources (resume, attire, etc) • http://www.answers4dan cers.com/home.html
Stage Door Access • “Where performers get down to business” • Postings, message boards, YouTube favorites • http://www.stagedooraccess.c om/dance_auditions.aspx
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Winthrop McNair Scholars – Summer research program – $$$$$ – Travel – Grad School Preparation – Mentoring – www.Winthrop.edu/mcnair
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • Dragonukconnects – A website for performing arts folks to connect to jobs. – http://dragonukconnects.com/browse_jobposts.p hp
THEATRE AND DANCE CAREER INFO • This presentation can be found on the department website. • Go to dept. homepage: http://www.winthrop.edu/cvpa/THEATREDAN CE/default.aspx • Scroll to bottom and click on “student information” • Click on “Career Development Information”