The Walt Disney Company Disney Live Entertainment Advanced Development Production Intern, Summer/Fall 2024 in Glendale, California
About the Role & Program
Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. From the intimate to the spectacular, our work can be seen at Disney theme parks, resort hotels, cruise ships and other locations the world over! This diverse team – representing a wide variety of disciplines and talents from technical directors, writers and lighting designers to choreographers, cosmetologists, and music producers – brings magical worlds to life through technical expertise, performance excellence, incomparable ingenuity, unparalleled spectacle… and a dash of pixie dust!
What You Will Do
Live Entertainment Advanced Development (LEAD) is a research and development studio tasked with identifying and developing pioneering artistic talent, emerging technologies, and bolstering the future and best of live entertainment in our parks globally.
Supporting the Creative Producer, through various phases for projects
Assisting Production Team with estimates, schedules, presentations and other production documentation
Coordinating and attending meetings with Entertainment Production teams
Providing assistance in supporting the development and execution of production process including tracking of financial status, reporting on progress against schedule and managing consultant and vendor efforts
Supporting various production events, such as mockups and work sessions
Contributing to the development and execution of presentations and meetings
Providing research supporting the development of projects and presenting findings
Gain a deep understanding of the role of Live Entertainment in Parks and Resorts by visiting and touring the park, participating in customized learning sessions, and becoming an integral member of the team
Required Qualifications & Skills
Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
A self-starting attitude and willingness to try something new
Experience with budgeting, scheduling and contracting
A working knowledge of the performing arts industry, specifically theater or immersive experiences
A diversity of work experiences and skill sets which reflect a broad range of management competencies.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under strict deadlines
Strong leadership and partnering skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks and confidential information
Demonstrated proficiency with Keynote, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Word and Excel
Familiarity and some proficiency with Adobe programs
Experience in theater, immersive or event coordination, preferably outside of an educational program
Currently enrolled as a Senior or recent graduate with a BA/BFA in Producing, Production Management, Event Management, Theater Management, or related field
Preferred Education: Earning or completing a MFA/MBA/MA degree in Stage Management, Production Management, Event Management, Producing or related field
Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements
Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship
Be at least 18 years of age
Possess unrestricted work authorization
Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or Disney College Program
Be compliant with The Disney Look (http://disneycasting.net/downloads/wdpr/Disney_Look_Book.pdf) appearance guidelines
Available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours per week; possible nights and weekends and holidays) for the duration of the internship
The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through January 2025
This internship is located in Glendale, CA. Candidates must be receptive to providing their own transportation and housing for the duration of the internship.
The pay rate for this internship in Glendale, CA is $26.50 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits .
The pay rate for this internship in Glendale, CA is $26.50 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.
Job ID: 10078166
Job Posting Company: Walt Disney Imagineering
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