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Reviewed by: dabneyrauh    Last updated: Jan 09, 2018 Percentile: [?] 90 Score/Grade: 88% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 12, 2016 Ended: August 06, 2016
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with unchanged 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 Good
44% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 78% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.69 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 8 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Travel expenses, Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 5 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Music or Dance rehearsal, Non-traditional staging, Photo call, Scheduling, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, New work, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Remount, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Video call
Observed: Operate boards or cue lights, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Hands-On: Deck crew, Preset, Quick changes
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Dramaturg/literary, Set carpentry, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Rapid changeover
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set, Take out the trash 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, Intern company, Masterclasses, Seminars or lectures, Shadowing, Social events


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Reviewed by: brangell    Last updated: Oct 17, 2012 Percentile: [?] 62 Score/Grade: 76% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 12, 2012 Ended: August 05, 2012
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 the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 5
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
20% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 67% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.07 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 9 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Non-traditional staging, Scheduling, Track blocking
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, New work, On book, Photo call, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Video call, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Fight call, Follow spot, Operate boards or cue lights, Projections or supertitles, Wardrobe crew
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Preset, Quick changes, Supervised crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience None
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 3 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set, Take out the trash 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: Discounts, subscriptions or memberships, Shadowing, Social events