The Joyce Sloane Scholarship is awarded to one intern per year who is chosen by the Executives of The Second City. The recipient will receive a $2,000 stipend to cover living expenses (food, lodging) during a summer internship at The Second City.
Joyce Sloane was associated with The Second City for all but one of our first 50 years. She served as Associate Producer, Executive Producer and Producer Emeritus. Along with founder Bernard Sahlins, she produced Second City shows in Toronto, Los Angeles, New York, and abroad. In addition, Ms. Sloane founded The Second City Touring Companies and The Second City e.t.c. and co-founded The Second City in Toronto. In addition to her work at Second City, she produced two seasons of Summer Stock in Toronto and Winnipeg, several summer tours and was Associate Producer of the 1971 Tony award-winning Broadway play “Borstal Boy.” She won countless awards for her work in theater and is considered the “Earth Mother” of Chicago Theatre. Ms. Sloane passed away in February of 2011 and this scholarship has been created in her memory.
The Second City is always on the look-out for energetic, highly-motivated interns. Please see the description and application process outlined below:
Administrative Internship in Producing The Producing Internship includes work in all of the following areas: producing live shows, marketing, operations, audience services and archiving—all relating to shows The Second City.
We’re looking for interns who:
Have a genuine interest in arts administration
Have been involved in arts administration in any capacity including marketing
Have the ability to work within a team-based work structure
Possess initiative, conscientiousness, and strong self-management skills
Have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
Can cheerfully deal with working at a breakneck speed, constant changes in direction, and juggling many tasks at once
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel especially) is a must, and experience with databases is preferred.
The summer session starts in May/June and ends in September (start and end dates are flexible)
Internship hours are from 10am- 4pm and require a minimum commitment of 3 days a week
Applications are available in January of each year to prospective interns.
The deadline for 2014 is March 21.
Announcement of the scholarship recipient will be made by April 1st. The scholarship is only available during our summer internship rotation.
To apply: please go to this link and fill out the form provided and attach your resume
-If you have questions please email Kim Miller email@example.com