Category Archives: Opportunities & Workshops

Find opportunities including paid and volunteer work around the area. Also find workshops to increase your experience and skills.

Job Opportunity: KUED Education Assistant

Assist with the coordination and implementation of activities for educational programs and events.

Assists Education Coordinator with Ready to Learn activities:
• Attend meetings for Ready To Learn projects and take notes
• Coordinate and communicate with community partners
• Manage Ready To Learn supplies: order materials, organize supplies, and prep for events and activities
• Support Ready To Learn events in the community: Help with event setup and tear-down, represent KUED at events, run activities, and engage parents and children
• Keep track of and enter data from events for reporting purposes
• Other administrative and clerical duties to support the Education Coordinator

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

To apply, please click here.

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Job Opportunity: TA’s Needed 2018/2019!

Are you interested in being a TA for theatre critical studies classes?  Applications for Spring 2018, Fall 2018, and Winter 2019 are all due on April 20 to Lindsay Livingston’s box in the TMA Office (D-581 HFAC).  We strongly recommend that you speak with the instructor(s) of the course(s) you are interested in assisting for and inform them of your interest.

Courses that need TAs include TMA 111, 115, 140, 160, 201/202, 240, 301, 395.  Details about these positions are available on the applications.

Hard copies of the applications are available in the TMA office, or you can access these on the TMA website at the following link: https://tma.byu.edu/admissions-and-aid/teaching-assistantships/

Happy TAing!

Summer 2018 Acting Conservatory in New York City

Cost: $2500
Term: 6 weeks – 180 hours

Deadline June 20. Class size is limited to 16 students. 

Summer Acting Conservatory (30 hours per week) is a 6-week, summer acting-for-film & stage, professional MEISNER TRAINING PROGRAM which focuses on instrument development, and is designed to train actors in the beginning techniques of Meisner Acting technique, Improvisation, Emotional Preparation, Colding Reading/Script Analysis, Scene Study, Voice/Speech, Voice-Over Workshop, Singing, Stage Violence, and Acting for the Camera. It is a rigorous, intensive program for students seeking to commit to 6-weeks of the highest level of training offered in New York designed to begin their development into well-grounded, professional artists capable of acting in film, TV and theatre.

The Summer Acting Conservatory offers a progressive, 30-hour per week curriculum of classes taught Monday through Friday for six weeks.  The acting classes and training follow the exercise-based method of development devised by legendary acting instructor Sanford Meisner now considered an industry standard. The curriculum is designed by studio director, James Price, who was a protege and personal friend to Sanford Meisner for 14 years and who is a career teacher of acting; training successful actors for over 32 years. The staff of instructors are all first-rate, New York-based, teachers with on-going professional experience.  Our studio prides itself in providing superior instruction and development for the actor/student with individualized and personal attention and support.

DEADLINE: 20-JUNE

Scheduled Sessions for:

Summer Acting Conservatory – Jun 25

Session: Term Instructor Day Hours Begins Fee
Summer 2018 6 weeks Faculty Mon thru Fri 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Jun 25, 2018 $2500

Job Opportunity: Production Assistant 2018

UETN is now recruiting for a part-time: Production Assistant

Position: PRN07827N

Job Number: 2794

Link to apply:  http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/75246

 

Assists in the production of program materials by performing a wide range of functions including, but not limited to: scheduling, coordinating, videography, editing, photography and social media.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Media Arts, or a related field, or equivalency; one year previous experience; and demonstrated analytical, oral and written communication skills required.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Responsibilities

Assist in the daily and advance scheduling of events and projects. Gather, organize and coordinate materials needed for various programs.

May write drafts of scripts and inner script segments for television or online production.

Serve on the crew as a camera operator and perform other related production functions on assignment.

Create motion and still graphics for use in productions.

Follow organization’s social media policies and use social media (specifically Instagram stories and Facebook Live) to promote the Utah Education Network and UtahFutures American Graduate missions.

May assist in publication design of course manuals and marketing materials.

Ensure that final productions meet ADA compliance and FCC standards by closed captioning the videos.

Help ensure that productions meet the needs of the public and that the image of the department and University are upheld.

Assist in transcoding media for distribution in online platforms and broadcast television.

Problem Solving
This position has authority to make creative decisions that will affect how a production will look, what research methods to use, and what information to include or exclude in a specific production. Final decisions and approvals are made by the producer.

• This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Preferences

Qualified candidates should be proficient using Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Photoshop and use of DSLR cameras. Candidates who demonstrate a basic knowledge of Adobe After Effects and use of social media for promoting a business or non-profit will be given a preference.

 

Summer 2018 Job: Counselor for BYU Theatre Workshop

Counselors

What would a summer camp be like without counselors? BORING! The’re happy, fun, spiritual, and good examples. Also, our counselors are currently students in the BYU Theatre program or Music Dance Theatre program, so they LOVE theatre too and can help with everything you are learning in classes.

Available Positions:

Overnight Counselor: This is a full-time, overnight position. Counselors will supervise a group of 10–15 participants and will reside in the residence halls throughout the program. Housing and meals will be provided. You will assist with check-in and check-out, supervise evening activities, and teach nightly devotionals. Sunday evening hours will be required. Approximately 40 hours/week.

Each of our dedicated, enthusiastic counselors will be responsible to:

  • Mentor a group of 10 to 15 youth for the weeklong camp, ensuring their physical and spiritual well-being.
  • Regularly report to administrative staff about your specific stewardship.
  • Be a devoted disciple of Jesus Christ.
  • Teach youth in a variety of settings.
  • Motivate and inspire; discipline when necessary.

As a representative of BYU, you will be required to:

  • Be a member in good standing of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • Have at least one year of college, or one year of work experience out of high school in a music-related field.
  • Enjoy working with youth and feel comfortable in small group settings.
  • Be organized, teachable, and dependable.
  • Complete ALL mandatory training requirements.
  • Abide by the BYU Honor Code.

To apply for this position, please click here and then select Male or Female Counselor at the bottom of the page to complete your application.

Fellowship Opportunity: L. Tom Perry Special Collections 2018

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce the availability of two undergraduate fellowships for Fall semester 2018. Fellows will have the opportunity to work closely with a teaching faculty mentor and a Special Collections curator on a project utilizing materials held in Special Collections. To see what projects are available and for information on applying for the fellowship, please go to our website whic you can access here. You can also contact Gordon Daines at gordon_daines@byu.edu or (801) 422-5821 with any questions. The application deadline is June 15, 2018.

Fellowship Opportunity

Job Announcement: Artist-In-Residence Summer 2018

ARIEL THEATRICAL is a musical theatre production company whose mission is to help young people learn to live principle-centered lives while participating in musical theatre classes and productions. We teach, model and encourage Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence, and Leadership (A-R-I-E-L) in all aspects of our programs and operations. Young people are given unique opportunities to learn the importance of practicing these key principles while creating, performing, and sharing experiences that will impact them for a lifetime.

ARIEL is located in the vibrant City Center of Salinas, California. Our season consists of 10 productions annually. In addition, we provide programs that are woven into our yearly schedule including summer day-camps, off-site after-school theatre programs, day-time home school classes, and a partnership with Special Kids Crusade (a local non-profit) through which developmentally disabled children and young adults participate in a mentor-supported musical production. All of ARIEL’s programs are performance based. Instruction in acting, singing and dancing is integrated into the rehearsal process.

ARIEL is seeking an Artist-In-Residence who will work closely with the Artistic Director in implementing established programs. The candidate will focus on helping young people learn skills, develop character, and cooperate with other cast members while bringing all elements together for public performances with high production value. The candidate will work with the Artistic Director to make decisions about staging, costuming, and design. This is a position with long-term growth potential.

Candidates must have a sound understanding of the theatre process and the ability to direct and teach children (ages 5-18). The candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills, a high standard of integrity, an exceptional work ethic and attention to detail. The ability to take initiative, show leadership and embrace the ARIEL mission in every aspect of their work is imperative. A bachelor’s degree in theatre or theatre education with teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Vacation time and paid holidays are included. Please send cover letter and resume, including names and phone numbers of three references, to ariel@arieltheatrical.org. Candidates under consideration will submit to a criminal background check administered by an independent company per ARIEL policy.

Mission: ARIEL Theatrical is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives.

Vision: To enable our participants to embrace and practice values and principles that will help them to make the world a better place.

Principles: Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Leadership

ARIEL Theatrical Code of Conduct:

I have chosen to be a part of an ARIEL program. I will bring positive energy and enthusiasm with me and be ready to learn.

 I will respect myself for having made this commitment. I will respect others in this program for doing the same. I will respect parent volunteers, staff members, and other adults who are working so that I may have this experience. I will respect the building in which we meet and the property and beliefs of others.

I apply ARIEL’s values by conducting myself with courtesy and self-discipline, refraining from coarse or profane language, and following ARIEL’s dress code. If a conflict should arise, I will be part of the solution rather than the problem.