Introducing: PIFA Intern, Rachel! Here at the Kimmel Center we strive to impart hands-on arts management experience to participants in The Willard G. Rouse III Society Careers in the Arts Program. Through practical application of management skills, interns gain in-depth knowledge and expertise used by successful managers in today’s complex world of the performing arts.
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What is your background in/where do you go to school?
I go to Temple University and I’m studying Fine Arts with a Concentration in Fibers and Material Studies. I also have a minor in Art History and Business.
Why did you want to intern at the Kimmel Center?
I wanted to get hands on experience within the Philadelphia art community, and I also have a love for performing arts in general.
What are you most excited about for the spring?
I am most excited to be involved with any part of PIFA and being behind-the-scenes with the event. I’m really excited for Knitting Peace because of the fiber and circus aspects.
Tell us 3 fun facts about yourself!
- I danced for 10 years – literally everything – modern, ballet, tap, jazz.
- I played rugby for a semester.
- I studied abroad in Rome last summer.