Inventing Earth is offering four extraordinary Internship Opportunities in Dance, Theatre Arts/Puppetry, Creative Writing, and Arts Administration. All of the internships can be carried out in the Denver, Colo., area, although one of the Writer positions can be carried out from a distance by the right person.
Oma Dance Theatre
Why is it important for us to tell the stories of our communities and elders? Oma Dance Theatre
seeks to answer this question. Inventing Earth is seeking three interns to help develop this important cultural project. Preference will be given to multidisciplinary artists who can work at a professional or near-professional level in several of the following areas:
- WRITERS to interview elders and collect Grandmother Stories, and to help turn them into scripts for performance
- THEATRE ARTISTS to help create costumes, props, and puppets who will be members of the Oma Dance Theatre repertory of characters
- PERFORMERS who are gifted modern and contemporary dancers/movers, preferably able to write and/or sing and/or collaborate in the plastic theatre arts -set, costume, etc.
All three internships offer flexible time frame, duration, and total hours and can be tailored to meet specific educational goals for students currently pursuing degrees in related areas.
Please also, if you are applying for an Oma internship, as part of your application please join the Oma group and contribute a grandmother story,
This position will serve as an Associate Director for Inventing Earth and will help set up the systems and processes for managing this dynamic, national nonprofit educational and arts organization. Compensation includes room and some board, and potential to earn a stipend Please contact Inventing Earth at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
All of the internships can be carried out in the Denver/Boulder areas, although one of the Oma internships can also be carried out at a distance if need be. Mary Lin will work closely with the intern or interns as a mentor and guide.