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Trisha Brown Dance Company

Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Archives Intern
(January 10, 2018)

The Company: Trisha Brown Dance Company is dedicated to the creation, performance, and preservation of the work of Trisha Brown. For the last 44 years, TBDC has toured throughout the world performing, teaching, and building relationships with audiences and artists alike.

Description: The Trisha Brown Dance Company is looking for applicants who are self-motivated, energetic, detail-oriented, and reliable. Preference is given to candidates with experience in archives, dance, or theater production. 

Although all TBDC internships are unpaid, interns are given the opportunity to gain hands on experience in the operations of an internationally renowned dance company archive. If desired, interns may make arrangements with a college or university to receive school credit. 

Details: The intern will assist the archivist in maintaining the company's vast archival collection of audiovisual, paper and photographic material. Projects will cover the establishment of fixity measures on the company’s digital media, cataloging and reviewing existing catalog records and other inventories, preparation of shipments of materials to be preserved and digitized, and checking-in of materials upon return to help ensure OAIS compliance with some of Ms. Brown's unique born-digital media.

Requirements: All applicants must be available for a 3 to 6 month commitment. Intern schedules can be flexible but we expect a minimum of 8 hours a week, Monday through Friday. 

Benefits: While this position is unpaid, interns may attend TBDC education classes & workshops free of charge.

Contact: Interested applicants may send a cover letter and resume to Katherine Martinez at archives@trishabrowncompany.org.

questions? communications@nycarchivists.org
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