Children’s Performing Arts Production Team
Application Period starts:
October 1, 2019
Production team member
2020 Internship Dates:
June 5 – August 8
Team Leads report June 3 for lead training
What This Internship Offers:
Leadership Training–Learn team and program leadership skills
Teacher Training–Gain experience as YOU become the teacher
Public relations–Learn the importance of public relations
Ministry–Learn how to recognize opportunities and apply Truth
Time Management–Learn how to prioritize and maximize every day
Stress Management–Learn to manage pressures of a weekly show
Rehearsal Pacing–Learn how to get the most out of rehearsals
Production Experience–Produce six shows in six weeks!
Staging–Learn how to block, transition, and manage the stage
Lighting–Learn how to light a stage and then do it in six venues!
Photography–Learn how to take and edit a great photo
Video Projection–Learn how to work with video projection software
Teams–Learn and experience what it takes to make a team great!
Travel— AAKP camps have been produced in 10 states
Interns travel, lead, and produce ALL ABOUT KIDS PRODUCTIONS (AAKP) camps — high energy, Bible centered, performing arts day camps for children entering grades 2-8. The internship consists of a two week training camp and the production of six AAKP camps held in local churches in multiple states.
Team members will cross train to become thoroughly familiar with all aspects of production, and will teach/co-teach music, drama, choreography, and dance. Teams will be responsible for all facets of production, including lighting, sets, wardrobe, photography, daily videos, and Friday night front of house operations.
LAMPLIGHT ARTISTS’ headquarters are in Charles Town, WV. Training camp will be held in facilities located in Ellicott City, Maryland. Teams will then travel and partner with local churches, each team producing six ALL ABOUT KIDS PRODUCTIONS camps.
Sunday, 3-6 PM; Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM, plus The Friday Night Show; Saturday is a travel day
Housing, meals, travel between camps, and a stipend paid in full at the end of the summer. Interns will be responsible for travel to the training facility, travel during breaks, and travel home at the end of the summer (from Charles Town, WV).
- Background and skills in music, drama, or dance
- Organizational skills, some computer skills
- Interest in photography is a plus (training is provided)
- Interns must be maturing Christians, actively involved in a local church. They must be self-directed, have problem solving capabilities, and be team oriented. They must maintain personal discipline, dedication, and a positive attitude.
Team Specific Qualifications:
- Team Leads are professionals, graduate or college students with experience in music education, theatre, or musical theatre.
- Production team members are professionals or college students (incoming freshmen welcome). Experience and/or training in the arts or tech field a plus. Current student in performance art education a plus. Experience working with elementary school students a plus.
Team Roles and Assignments:
- Team lead: The Team Lead will oversee all aspects of performance training and final production on a weekly basis. They will provide general oversight to the team schedule.
- Production team member: Team members will be responsible for leading or co-leading specific disciplines and assisting in all aspects of the weekly camp.
- In addition to artistic responsibilities, team members will share responsibilities in team travel, on location camp registration, weekly finance reports, photography, picture sales, and all Friday Night front of house operations. Training will be provided.