Student Information

Student Name

Karuth Williams

Email

karuthw@gmail.com

Academy

Finance

Internship Information

Company/Organization: bergenPAC

Mentor(s):Katelyn Diehaus

Topic of Internship

Performing Arts School/ PA impact on Education

Background Information

The Bergen Performing Arts Center is not-for-profit organization located in Englewood, NJ that is home to hundreds of world-class performances at affordable prices reaching audiences of over 250,000 each year. The bergenPAC embraces the spectrum of the arts from Rock to Classical to Dance to Comedy, with nearly 250 events each year, the arts are well represented. However, the soul of bergenPAC can best be seen in the efforts to provide a home for innovative arts and educational programs that reach out to hundreds of families through their Performing Arts School.

Summary of Internship

Being a intern at Bergen PAC allows me to see some of the work that is done in preparation for a show at the Performing Arts Center, or a class at the Performing Arts School. 95% of my intern was done in the Performing Art School and not the actual center. Some of my task as an intern includes making phone calls, street marketing, creating discount flyers, stuffing envelopes and doing research. Iíve also looked up research or statistic for social media relating to dance, music and theatre education that states why it is important to participate in those activities. I also help find counselors for Bergen PAC summer camp program by contacting schools who have students who are interested in getting community service hours by being a camp counselor.

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