The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is gearing up for their upcoming summer cultural festival, the LA SummerFEST, by announcing a number of positions, part-time employment, and internships.
The LA SummerFEST is a free, five-week, eclectic summer cultural festival, presented in collaboration with a number of other local non-profit organizations. The festival is presented annually at the Rivendale site in Towsley Canyon.
“The festival is growing by leaps and bounds”, says Davis Stears, executive director of the SCSF and producer for the summer cultural festival. “It takes a lot of people coming together to bring the festival to the community.” This season the festival has two additional paid positions to the regular festival staff: an Ad Sales position, and the Festival Production Intern. The Ad Sales associate will solicit and coordinate advertisements for the LA SummerFEST Magazine, the program for the summer cultural series. Compensation includes a base for minimum sales and increasing commissions. The position is part-time and temporary. There is additional compensation for design and printing of the magazine.
The Festival Production Intern is in association with the LA County Arts Commission internship program. The festival production intern is a fulltime, paid 10-week internship, and duties will include working with the festival production manager assisting with all aspects preproduction and technical aspects of the festival. After the opening of the festivals, the intern will assist the front of house manager in interacting with festival attendees and VIPs, including data collection and preparing house reports. Understanding of customer service, and general interest and/or knowledge of theatre or public event is helpful. To apply for the summer production intern, you must be a fulltime college student and a resident of Los Angeles County.
There are also a number of volunteer positions including event producers, event assistants, and house management volunteers, including event producers, event coordinators, tech support, and house managements positions.
If interested in working with the LA SummerFEST, contact the festival producer, David Stears, at dstears@LASummerFEST.org.
The Santa Clarita branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is proud to announce that for a second year in a row, it will be awarding scholarships to five students residing in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The Rancho Camulos National Historic Landmark Museum is marking the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Ventura County with a special program featuring the first movie made in Ventura County, DW Griffith’s "Ramona" starring Mary Pickford. The film will screen on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Rancho Camulos Museum. Two screenings are scheduled at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Last Saturday, I was heartbroken to learn of Deputy Ryan Clinkunbroomer's murder. The 30-year-old Sheriff's deputy's life was taken from him as he was sitting in his patrol car just outside the Palmdale Sheriff's Station.
William S. Hart Union High School District Teacher of the Year Casey Cuny has been honored as one of the top 16 teachers in the county of Los Angeles by the Los Angeles County Office of Education. He is now officially nominated for the California Teacher of the Year.
California State Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, is pleased to announce that the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has been awarded $5 million to improve sustainable groundwater use and storage through the California Department of Water Resources Sustainable Groundwater Management Grant Program.
The William S. Hart Union High School District Golden Oak Adult School, a pillar of lifelong learning and community support, will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a special celebration on Thursday, Oct. 26.
Help beautify Canyon Country on Saturday, Oct. 7, 9 a.m. to noon, during Canyon Country Community Day. Volunteers will help city of Santa Clarita staff paint walls and re-mulch the parkways on Whites Canyon Road between Stillmore Street and Nadal Street.
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Los Angeles County is one of the most diverse counties in the country and the Sheriff’s Department is committed to equally protecting the rights of every member of the community regardless of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental disability, or gender.
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