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The School of History and Dramatic Arts (SoHDA) is an LAUSD Pilot school* in Glassell Park with oppo...

Assistant Theater Director; Assistant Stage Tech Director

September 1st, 2016

Location: 2050 North San Fernando Road Los Angeles California 90065
Duration: Ongoing
First Day : Sep 1, 2016

The School of History and Dramatic Arts (SoHDA) is an LAUSD Pilot school* in Glassell Park with opportunities for short and long term internships. SoHDA is an all-public school serving students of the surrounding neighborhood with a college-prep academic program blended with a robust drama and stage tech program. Staffed with a dedicated (group of teachers, community volunteers and interns play a key role in helping bridge the equity gap.

Want to do more than make coffee for your internship?


The School of History and Dramatic Arts seeks intern(s) to join our Drama and Theater Tech program for the current academic year. The successful candidate(s) will support students in grades 9 to 12 in the performing arts program. He or she will work with the director, David Levine (*) to help oversee all aspects of school productions, partnership projects with CalArts and Mujeres de la Tierra, and a limited number of other selected events such as Coffee House evenings. One intern will focus on directing and another on coaching stage tech students and helping integrate with the production, but each will have an opportunity for experience in both.


Interns should be a self-starters and possess a deep appreciation for the potential of students along with a creative spirit, sense of humor, and passion for collaboration. Exceptional flexibility, teamwork, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Ability and interest in technical theater is desirable but not required.

It is preferred candidates are in an undergraduate degree program in the performing arts, but candidate from all degree programs will be considered. No previous directing experience necessary; however, it will be helpful to have personal experience in school or other productions. 

How to Apply

To apply, send a “cover” email or letter explaining your interest along with a resume, LinkedIn profile, or other short summary of your experience to the Advisory Board c/o Marian Olivas, (OR ) Be sure to put “SoHDA” in the subject line.

(*) David Levine is the Drama director. Drama made school matter to him and it is that enthusiasm that he dedicates to his students at SoHDA.

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Time Details

Flexible hours and commitment. Preference is for after school hours, but some availability to work during clas time.

Tags: art, education, youth, tutoring, at-risk youth, mentoring

Contact Person: Marian Olivas

Contact Email:

Contact Phone Number: 8182070996

Organization: School of History and Dramatic Arts (SoHDA)




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