Young Ambassadors 2024-25 Application

2024-2025 | STG Young Ambassadors
STG Young Ambassadors is a cohort of artistic individuals who represent STG in the Seattle arts community who will get a behind-the-scenes experience at STG in preparation for careers in the arts. The STG Young Ambassadors mission is to diversify the pool of applicants for arts industry jobs by providing equitable access to work experience.


Seattle Theatre Group (STG) is a non-profit arts organization that stewards the Paramount, Moore, and Neptune Theatres. 


Who can apply:
15-18 year-olds interested in the arts
*Note: must be in 10th grade or higher

Program dates:
October 2024 - June 2025

As an STG Young Ambassador, you will:
  • Connect with professionals and artists in the Seattle arts community
  • Gain knowledge of STG Education and Community programs
  • Represent STG at shows and events
  • Access STG Internships
  • Assist at various STG events
  • Gain a better understanding of how a large arts organization operates
  • Connect with other young leaders in the arts
  • Gain leadership skills necessary to navigate the arts and professional world
STG will provide:
  • $810 work stipend
  • $10 Starbucks gift card at each meeting
  • Free garage parking
  • Tickets to STG shows upon availability
  • Recommendation letters and references

IMPORTANT DATES:
Deadline to apply: August 30, 2024
First round applications notified: September 9, 2024
Interviews: September 16-20, 2024 (via Zoom)
Final applicants chosen:  September 30, 2024
COMMITMENT TO THE PROGRAM + EXPECTATIONS
Before applying, please make sure you can commit to the following meetings and cohort dates/experiences. Young Ambassadors are expected to work 5hrs/month, anything exceeding this time is not required.

MANDATORY MONTHLY MEETINGS:
Tuesdays 4:30-6:30pm at the Paramount
3rd Tuesday of the Month
October 15, 2024
November 19, 2024
December 17, 2024
January 21, 2025
February 18, 2025
March 18, 2025
April 15, 2025
May 20, 2025
June 17, 2025

COHORT EXPERIENCES + WORKSHOPS: all in Downtown Seattle, free parking for all events
Must attend at least FIVE (*=required)
Oct: Bailadores de Bronce Community Performance, Moore Theatre 10/25/24
*Nov: Wicked Sensory Friendly Performance 11/16/24
Dec: More Music Callback Auditions 12/2/24
Jan: STOMP Matinee 1/24/25
Feb: Hamilton Student Matinee 2/27/25
Mar: More Music @ The Moore Performance (3/21/24)
Apr: Boot Camp 4/7/25
*May: STG DOORS Fundraiser (5/3/24 3:30pm-10pm)
*Jun: Final Project (TBD)
Experience + Workshop dates are subject to change. As we get a sense of interests within the cohort we will expand the list of opportunities available - this does not require a bigger commitment but will allow for more freedom to make the experience your own.

Conflicts are a conversation, not a make or break factor.
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Optional Dempgraphic Questions:
Please note that the questions below are optional and not mandatory for your submission.

However, we would appreciate it if you could provide us with this information as it would help us to accurately represent our programs to granting and support organizations. This will ensure that we can continue to offer these opportunities to the community. Your response would be greatly appreciated.

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GETTING TO KNOW YOU
Each one of the following questions will address a major goal of STG Young Ambassadors. We encourage you to be creative and show us who you are!

*If you have trouble uploading files, please  either provide a link to your file (photo or video) in the description box OR email your files to stgya@stgpresents.org when you submit your application.
Community Building
Upload a photo of a community that has made you feel empowered, loved and inspired. This can be a school club, team, community center, cultural group, etc. Briefly describe how this community has impacted your life.


Leadership

Social Media and Marketing

Hint: Find info about STG programs @ https://www.stgpresents.org/ece
Professional Development

Social Justice



WHY STG YOUNG AMBASSADORS? WHY YOU? 

Why do you want to be part of STG’s Young Ambassadors and what will you contribute to the group?

You may answer in your preferred art from:

  • Video, song, dance, play (1-2 minutes)
  • Poem (Written or performed)
  • Written Response (400-600 words)
  • Your idea isn’t here? It’s okay. Get creative!



Before submitting, please make sure all questions are answered and your attachments are working.