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Admin Assistant With Creativity

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The Performance Project

  • 12 people are interested
"Sleeping and Dreaming"
From First Generation's performance of fo n' ale. fo n' ale (we must go in Haitian Creole), is a play incorporating dance, music, and seven languages: Kirundi, Nepali, Haitian Creole, Amharik, French, Spanish, and English. fo n' ale is a visual poem that embodies the melancholy of leaving. Seven travelers originating from around the world have left their homelands for different reasons but find themselves traveling the same path. A waking dreamscape in which past, present, and future are interchangeable. The seven young ensemble members, who currently live in Springfield, Massachusetts, originate from Nepal, Haiti, Burundi/Tanzania, Puerto Rico, Ethiopia and the United States.

we are looking for an Admin Assistant to work with our two co-managing directors.


  • Strong organizational, writing, communication and computer skills.
  • Confident on the phone,
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Reliable and committed to follow through and deadlines.

Responsibilities Might Include

  • Develop and/or write content for newsletters, website, and press releases collaborating with director.
  • Email outreach to local businesses, community organizations, colleges, student groups.
  • Transcribe First Generation script materials from audio.
  • Support grant research and fundraising initiatives.
  • Phone outreach.
  • Event Support: Outreach for community and fundraising events.
  • General administrative tasks to support ongoing work of co-directors.

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About The Performance Project


300 Appleton St, Holyoke, MA 01040, US

Mission Statement

MISSION The Performance Project is an arts community of many ages and ancestries that engages young people in artistic training, inter-generational mentoring, leadership development, and community building through the arts.


The Performance Project began in 2000 as a theater and movement workshop at the Hampshire Jail and House of Corrections in Northampton, MA. We collaborated incarcerated men to create performances based on their personal life experiences to encourage self-reflection and healing.

Our work with youth began in 2008 with First Generation youth program.

First Generation engages youth in artistic training, inter-generational mentoring, leadership development, social justice and community building through the arts. First Gen members may be the first in their family to grow up in the US, to speak English, to graduate high school, go to college, be openly LGBT+, be an activist, break a silence, among many other firsts....

First Gen youth participants create original multi-lingual physical theater. Our plays have been performed in schools, colleges, theaters, summits and conferences in Western Massachusetts, and at two international theater festivals.


Visual Art Residencies bring our artistic and community building process to youth who are incarcerated and in treatment.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Administrative Support
  • Organization
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Arts Administration
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 3-5 hrs a week
  • References

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