Arts Council of Greater New Haven
The Arts Council strives to advance the region by providing leadership and support to New Haven’s diverse arts community. The council envisions a thriving arts community at the heart of our city and believes that art, culture, and creativity are fundamental human rights. The Fellow will serve as an Arts Administrator to support a variety of programs and services. The Arts Council is on the front lines of helping the arts community emerge from the pandemic and fight for social justice, so the Fellow will be an integral part of these emergent opportunities.
City of New Haven Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism
The Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism seeks to improve the quality of life for New Haven residents. By celebrating arts and culture, it becomes a catalyst for economic development, equitable civic engagement, and spiritual uplift. The Department assists, promotes, and encourages artists, arts and cultural organizations, and events in New Haven. and serves as the steward for the municipal collection of globally inspired public art. The Fellow will assist with the development of walking and virtual tours of New Haven’s vast public art collection.
Agency website: newhavenct.gov/arts
Elm Shakespeare Company
Elm Shakespeare has given the gift of free professional Shakespeare to over half a million people in Edgerton Park for over 27 years, and inspired almost 10,000 students with innovative, performance-based education programs. The company is dedicated to using the plays of Shakespeare – performed with artistic excellence by nationally recognized artists representative of the community’s wide diversity – to bring New Haven’s residents together, no matter their economic status, race, sexual orientation, gender or cultural heritage.
Placement 1: Production Management Fellow –the Fellow will work directly with the Producer on a host of production tasks including development of audience engagement programming to more deeply engage the community.
Placement 2: Summer Education Coordinator–the Fellow will be responsible for the successful management of Elm Shakespeare’s summer education programs, including three sessions of Players Camp, a Teen Intensive, and the Scholars Theatrical Internship.
New Haven Symphony Orchestra
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra (NHSO) enriches the cultural landscape through exceptional performances and education programs that are accessible to residents from all walks of life. Innovative programming inspires deeper audience engagement and meaningful artistic and educational collaborations which increase the reach and impact of the Symphony. The Fellow will evaluate the NHSO’s education and outreach programs and recommend which programs would be best suited for digitalization as the organization expands its online presence.
Agency website: newhavensymphony.org