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About Theatre Development Fund
Theatre Development Fund (TDF) was founded in 1968 with the conviction that the live theatrical arts afford a unique expression of the human condition that must be sustained and nurtured. Through programs and services that promote access, education and conversation, TDF aims to construct an enduring appreciation of, and engagement with, live theatre and dance. During its forty-eight year history, TDF has provided more than eighty million people of all ages and backgrounds with access to Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway and professional dance performances at affordable prices.

TDF is committed to diversity in all its forms, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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TDF Accessibility Department Graduate Intern

Theatre Development Fund (TDF) seeks a NYC graduate student to intern in our internationally recognized theatre accessibility department.
TDF Accessibility Programs (TAP) provides a membership service for theatregoers who are hard of hearing or deaf, have low vision or are blind, who cannot climb stairs or who require aisle seating or wheelchair locations. Additionally, TAP runs the Autism Theatre Initiative, which provides autism-friendly performances on Broadway, and has both a National Open Captioning and Autism Initiative serving theatres across the country and internationally. For a comprehensive look visit: https://www.tdf.org/tap

Internship Specifics
  • August 15th 2017 until May 24th 2018 (Flexible)
  • Up to 20 hours a week spread over Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • Some accessible performances are on Saturday/Sunday
  • Occasional weekend work will be offered but not mandatory
  • To be eligible you must be enrolled in a graduate arts program in one of the five boroughs of New York.

If interested please submit:  Résumé, 2 professional or academic references and a 500 word statement on what accessibility in the arts means to you.

Please send all materials to tapresumes@tdf.org with the subject line “TAP Graduate Intern Application” by 6pm July 14th, 2017.