The Main Street Arts Council (MSAC), Hoxie, is pleased to offer several student internship positions to assist with the facilitation of its annual Main Street Summer Theater Festival held throughout the northwest Kansas region.
This summer, the festival will include full-scale youth musical productions in Atwood, Colby, Goodland, Hoxie and Quinter. The program is free to all area youth ages 5 to 18 years to participate. Full festival details include show titles, dates, auditions, etc., will be posted and updated online at www.mainstreetartscouncil.com/msstf2022.
The arts council is looking for qualified candidates for two separate internship programs:
- Marketing Intern offered through the Fort Hays State University/Dane G. Hansen Foundation Internship Program - one (1) position; open to FHSU college students
- Student Director Interns offered through the Nex-Generation RoundUp for Youth program - six (6) positions; open to high school (ages 16+) and college-aged students
The Marketing Intern will gain hands-on experience with all aspects of promoting the festival through various mediums including web, email, social media, print, news, and radio. The position is open to students of all backgrounds, with preference given to marketing, graphic design, or communication (public relations/advertising) majors.
Applicants must apply by February 1, 2022, online at https://fhsu.joinhandshake.com/login.
The Student Director Interns will assist the show director in the preparation/rehearsing of a full-scale children's musical in one of our participating communities. The intern will learn all of the ins and outs of putting on a production and gain valuable hands-on experience throughout the process. They will assist with show design, direction, fundraising, running rehearsals, building sets/props, costuming, lights/sound, ticket sales, marketing and more.
Applicants must apply by March 1, 2022, online at https://connectnwk.org/nexgen/.
The Main Street Arts Council is an organization dedicated to promoting the arts, encouraging creativity, serving the arts community and acting as an advocate for the arts. We strive to be a model organization for the Northwest Kansas region by ensuring access to the arts for all ages, encouraging a community passion for the arts and successfully supporting, partnering and collaborating with others committed to the arts.
For more information and to get involved, visit www.mainstreetartscouncil.com or contact Executive Director Karl Pratt at mainstreetartscouncil.com.