The Hanover Theatre

2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608
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Date Posted:
April 06, 2021

Region:
Central Massachusetts

Category:
Education/Instruction

Type:
Intern

Dance Assistant for Teen Youth Summer Program (Ages 13-18)

Description:

Each summer, The Hanover Theatre runs Youth Summer Programs for students ages 6-18. Our teen program, now in its 11th year, offers students, ages 13-18, daily morning classes focusing on music, drama and dance as well as afternoon rehearsals for a final production. Two sessions will be offered. Students will present three performances of a full-scale Broadway musical at the end of each session.


DAY TO DAY TASKS:

•Active involvement with children, ages 13-18

•Caring for children’s needs

•Assisting with drop-off and pick-up

•Assisting with dance lessons

•Developing dance lessons and choreography

•Reviewing choreography with students

•Assisting backstage during the production

•Collaborating with the director/choreographer on various aspects of the production

•Possible scenic or prop construction

•General help with the day to day activities of the Youth Summer Program

Qualifications:

REQUIRED COMMITMENT:

• Monday-Friday 8am - 4pm

  • Teen Session 1: July 5th – July 24th*
  • Teen Session 2: July 26th – August 14th*

• Performance: July 23 at 7pm & 24 at 2pm & 7pm, August 13 at 7pm & 14 at 2pm & 7pm

• Strike: Sunday August 15th, 2021


*Additional hours will be required during tech week


REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES:

•Must be pursuing a degree in the performing arts, or related field

•Strong interest in performing arts and arts education

•Previous experience and training in dance performance

•Excellent communication skills (comfortable with public speaking)

•Proven self-starter and desire to take initiative

•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

•Confident personality with the motivation to achieve results

•Strong attention to detail

•Punctual and dependable

•Reliable Transportation (parking will be provided)

•Must be 19+

How To Apply:

To apply for this internship, please email a cover letter and resume to:


Meghan Montaner 

Director of Education

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

2 Southbridge Street

Worcester, MA 01608

education@thehanovertheatre.org 

www.thehanovertheatre.org

Apply by:
April 19, 2021
About this Organization:

The Hanover Theatre welcomes more than 200,000 visitors per year to its 2,300-seat historic venue for a broad range of world-class performances including touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, family shows and other events. The facility is comprised of two adjacent and connected buildings, and includes function rooms for private or community events, and a conservatory for the performing arts, serving 200 students in a wide variety of classes in acting, dance and design. We are committed to providing the highest quality customer experience and dedicated to embracing a system of values that includes mutual respect, teamwork, professionalism and an open and inclusive culture.