If you’re a singer, dancer, actor, musician, artist, or lover of performing arts, we want to share career options with you! There is bound to be a role perfect for you.
SIX EXCITING DAYS!
Day One: Live Performance Venues starting with the St. George Theatre
Day Two: Museums, Curators and Fundraising Professionals
Day Three: Learn from the best in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations
Day Four: Film Industry and Working an event at the St. George Theatre
Day Five: Experience a live production of Mamma Mia!
Day Six: Dance as a Business
Day One: Students will learn what happens behind the red curtain and how the St. George Theatre keeps up with industry standards in today’s world of technology as a road house (a venue that brings in a wide variety of performances from around the world). You’ll meet our talent buyer, production manager, lighting designer, audio technician, rigger, and front of house staff to learn the roles they play and how they achieved their knowledge in their field. You’re going to learn about talent booking, interacting with artists’ agents and management, event production, advancing a concert with a road manager and technical director. You’ll also learn the role of a box office manager and universal system of tickets sales with Ticketmaster.
Day Two: Students will meet administrative staff from some of Staten Island’s leading cultural institutions (Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, Staten Island Museum, Staten Island Children’s Museum and the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art) to learn about museums, curators, and fundraising for non-profits. You will meet the St. George Theatre’s executive and administrative staff and learn how the St. George Theatre, a non-profit organization, fulfills its mission and why fundraising is so important.
Day Three: Students will see what it takes to market and advertise events and the abundance of jobs in the advertising field. You’ll meet some of the best in the field from the Staten Island Advance, JMT Media, Ferry Ads, Visit Staten Island, and Schneps Media and learn how they succeed in this business.
Day Four: Students will have the opportunity to gain experience working in front of house and backstage positions at the showing of the movie JAWS, part of our “Better on the Big Screen” Classic Movie Series. Guest speakers from Broadway Stages will be educating the students about the various careers in the film industry.
Day Five: Students will attend a production of “Mamma Mia” as performed by In the Wings Productions at the St. George Theatre.
Day Six: Students will be part of a dance intensive program where they will learn all about the business of dance. and how to connect in this industry
Our classrooms are unique; the stage, the grand lobby, the mezzanine lobby, the seating area, the lighting & sound booth, and even backstage!
This Program is FREE, seats are limited
There is a $25 application fee (check made payable to St. George Theatre)
St. George Theatre
35 Hyatt Street
Staten Island, NY 10301
Attn: Career Paths in the Arts