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Reviewed by: bex    Last updated: Jan 23, 2012 Percentile: [?] 62 Score/Grade: 76% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 20, 2009 Ended: August 10, 2009
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through Direct Personal Networking. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Good
34% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 62% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.14 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 15 people per show.
Return on Investment Below Average Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 10 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: None
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Preset, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Deck crew, Preset, Rail
Hands-On: Called show, Live musicians, Operate boards or cue lights, Outdoor performance, Supervised crew, Tour, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 2 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Box office, Hang/focus, Scenic/Scene painting
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Make coffee, Photocopies, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous    Last updated: Feb 09, 2012 Percentile: [?] 89 Score/Grade: 87% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: January 04, 2004 Ended: January 02, 2005
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Web classified. Number of productions: 7
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Good Networking Value Excellent
24% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 100% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 2.04 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 14 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Maintain or Create Prompt Book
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Music or Dance rehearsal, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Wandelprobe, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Work with difficult performer/diva
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Fight call, Food props, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Quick changes, Rail, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew, Wrangle children or animals
Focus High Diversity of Experience High
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 7 shows, and in other departments on 4 shows
Observed: Design/compose sound, Direct or Asst Direct, Dramaturg/literary, Rapid changeover, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Build costumes/draper, Build props, Casting, Hang/focus, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Lightwalk, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Job placement or career guidance
Reviewed by: BenTheStageMan    Last updated: Jul 16, 2013 Percentile: [?] 70 Score/Grade: 79% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (over 10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 04, 2012 Ended: June 09, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through Family connections. Number of productions: 7
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Below Average
39% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 80% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.49 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 5 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 9 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Run entire rehearsal alone, Scheduling, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, Music or Dance rehearsal, Non-traditional staging, On book, Photo call, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Wandelprobe
Observed: Fight call, Follow spot, Full blackout shifts, Quick changes, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew, Wrangle children or animals
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Food props, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Puppets, Rail, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 7 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Box office, Build props, Casting, Direct or Asst Direct, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Hands-On: Arts admin misc
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Seminars or lectures