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  • 4 BURNING QUESTIONS WITH OUR 2013 INTERNS

    Despite everything we’re having assistant withdrawls. Consistently our interns help us get past the our 10 week summer show arrangement and without them we’d be beat. They most likely buckled down, however they figured out how to have a fabulous time too ๐Ÿ˜‰ Keep perusing to get some answers concerning their involvement with Grand Performances (We took innovative freedoms and included the fun photos.)

    They even made this Red Bucket animated photo to leave as their legacy. Bucks in the bucket, yeah!

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    4 BURNING QUESTIONS WITH JOSH

    ARTIST RELATIONS INTERN
    1. Favorite concert?
    I really appreciated Green Galactic’s 20th Anniversary Celebration toward the start of our season. John Tejada, Plaid, and Pole each had interesting sets that were wonderfully supplemented by our creation group’s magnificent lighting rig around the Marina Amphitheater.

    2. What did you learn at GP that you’ll take with you to your next job?
    My summer has taught me to be adaptable as to artists/occasion coordination and to foresee the needs of the people I work with. I realize that the multitasking and capacity to organize will help me wherever I go in life.

    3. What is one thing you’ll miss about GP?
    I will miss having sock puppets as an integral part of my work environment.

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    Sock puppet mania at work
    4. Has this internship given you more clarity on what you’re looking to do next?
    Grand Performances has served to extend my gratefulness for free, open performing expressions to the public. While I’m dubious of one specific deep rooted profession way right now, I realize that I will always advocate, support, and be included in performing arts.

    4 BURNING QUESTIONS WITH JAMIE
    DEVELOPMENT INTERN

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    Working hard for the money

    1. Favorite concert?
    Songs in the Key of LA!ย  I LOVE ME SOME OZOMATLI AND STEVIE WONDER.

    2. What did you learn at GP that you’ll take to you next job?
    Time Management and Communication. One thing GP taught me is that behind every stunning occasion is a successful group that corresponds well with each other and works in a convenient manner.

    3. What is one thing you’ll miss about GP?
    I genuinely venerate everybody who lives up to expectations at GP and on the plaza and comes to GP occasions. Everybody has been so pleasant and I have met such a large number of interesting people. I am going to miss everybody to such an extent.

    4. Has this internship given you more clarity on what you’re looking to do next?
    This internship unquestionably helped me cement my arrangements of what I need to do later on. My past employments and school exercises spun around bringing ticketless, quality programming to students. Grand Performances permitted me to see that mission worked away at a greater scale, the Los Angeles group. Seeing the positive effect these performances left on such a variety of has without a doubt constrained me to continue working in associations and organizations that truly concentrate on profiting the whole community.

    4 BURNING QUESTIONS WITH ANNIE
    MARKETING INTERN

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    1. Favorite concert?
    Miwa Matreyek/Brujerias de Papel was different to our typical music shows however it was exceptionally fascinating and capricious. Both Miwa’s establishments and Brujerias’ marionettes became to life just before my eyes.

    2. What did you learn at GP that you’ll take to you next job?
    Being in the promoting group, I figured out how to not be afraid about testing out new thoughts and projects โ€“ you never comprehend what shockingly functions well or doesn’t. Also, if a thought didn’t work out as planned, don’t be discouraged however consider more imaginative (with some practicality) ways to outreach!

    3. What is one thing you’ll miss about GP?
    Most definitely the Grand Performances’ staff and group. Everybody was massively caring, funny, and brimming with identity. Also, wearing plane caps and crowns at work.

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    This is what she means by airplane hats. PS. We’re looking for sponsorship, Alaska Airlines, call us!

    4. Has this internship given you more clarity on what you’re looking to do next?
    My internship this summer has given me an awesome introduction of what promoting in the non-profit arts world resembles. Not just have improve thought of how a non-benefit association works additionally how diverse associations cater its particular objectives, crowds, and convictions. I’m super thanksful for the coaching I got at Grand Performances โ€“ and will most likely take all that I figured out how to my next job.