Volunteer + Intern

Volunteer + Intern

Volunteer for single events or intern regular hours each week. Volunteers and interns receive free admission to events, depending on ticket availability. Internships are unpaid.

If you are interested in volunteering at ISSUE, please send a statement of interest along with your curriculum vitae to Amirtha Kidambi, amirtha@issueprojectroom.org


General Operations

General Operations Interns learn about the ins-and-outs of live productions by working with ISSUE staff to facilitate events with a wide variety of performers and artists. Interns aid in daily operations, aiding the staff to organize and operate evening events.
5-10 hours, and one performance per week.


Marketing & Outreach

Assist ISSUE's Marketing & Outreach director to generate interest and spread the word about ISSUE's productions via online media and social networks. Gain experience in event production and promotion strategies, embark on research projects on ISSUE artists, and create online content with materials from ISSUE's audio and video archives.
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.


Audio/Video Archiving

Help ISSUE record, edit, catalog and share audio and video from ongoing and previous performances in digital format. Must be organized and meticulous! Archiving volunteers are expected to help out with the general event operations at ISSUE as well. Experience with Reaper and Adobe Premiere is a plus!
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.


Development

Assist ISSUE's Development Director to research proposals that match our programming and fundraising initiatives. Contact foundation programming officers, draft proposals, and work with staff to insure grants timelines are met. Development volunteers also assist in regular operations for our Membership program.
10-15 hours, and one performance per week.

Clarinetist Carol Robinson and trumpeter Nate Wooley give American and World Premieres of new works by iconoclastic French composers Denis Dufour and Eliane Radigue. Radigue's "Occam" pieces are part of a substantial set of new works composed with a small group of the world’s finest contemporary musical voices.

Electronics manipulator Tim Goss, formerly of the Shadow Ring, appears with Call Back the Giants, an inter-generational duo with his daughter, Chloe Mutter. Vanessa Rossetto conjures evocative visual-soundscapes in a duo with guest TBA. Matt Krefting presents his refined, textural soundscapes in a solo performance.

An opera scene by Paul Pinto features renowned vocalist Joan La Barbara as the posthumous spirit of Thomas Paine. Gelsey Bell’s "Weight", written for Ne(x)tworks and ISSUE's theater, receives its world premiere. Miguel Frasconi’s "Sun Studies", interprets The Cantilever Rainbow, a poetic and visual text from 1965.