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IIP-Cultural Center of the Philippines
Manila, Philippines (Outgoing Program)
|Partner Institution/Organization Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Restrictions:||Princeton applicants only|
|Dept Offering Program:||International Internship Program (IIP)||Program Type:||Internship|
|Language Prerequisite:||No||Program Features:||Research|
|Degree Level:||1st year u/g students, 2nd year u/g students, 3rd year u/g students||Time Away:||Summer|
|Housing options:||Student Responsibilty with support from IIP and/or Host Organization||Program Group:||International Internship Program|
Cultural Center of the Philippines
About: Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is the leading institution for arts and culture in the Philippines that promotes artistic excellence and nurtures the broadest audience to participate in art making and appreciation. Founded in 1969, the CCP has been producing and presenting music, dance, theater, visual arts, literary, cinematic and design events from the Philippines and all over the world for more than forty years. Its nine resident companies, namely, Ballet Philippines, Philippine Ballet Theater, Tanghalang Pilipino, Ramon Obusan Folkloric Group, the Bayanihan Philippine National Folk Dance Company, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, UST Symphony Orchestra, Philippine Madrigal Singers and the National Music Competition for Young Artists Foundation (NAMCYA) present a regular season of productions, workshops and outreach performances. CCP's Arts Education Department encourages the growth of aspiring artists, arts managers and new audiences through master classes, workshops, and online educational resources. The Outreach and Exchange Department supports the development of satellite venues in select cities all over the country. The Production and Exhibition Department advances the practice in technical theater and design and takes the lead in the professionalization of stagecraft and venue management in the country. The Cultural Content Department digitizes the cultural content of the Center and designs interactive portals to make this available to students, teachers, and enthusiasts in the World Wide Web. With the Assets Development Program the CCP is poised to redevelop it sixty hectare property as a major cultural and eco-tourism destination in the Asia Pacific region. The CCP belongs to various international organizations such as the Association of Asia Pacific Performing Arts Center (AAPAC), the Conseil International des Organisations de Festivals de Folklore et d’Arts Traditionnels (CIOFF), the World Dance Alliance (WDA), the International Theater Institute (ITI), the Asian Theater Alliance (ATA), the ASEAN Committee on Culture and Information (ASEAN COCI), the ASEAN Korea Traditional Music Orchestra (AKTMO) among many others. Through these international network and exchange programs Filipino artists have been able to engage with their international counterparts and local audiences have been able to experience the arts and culture from the Asia Pacific and all over the world.
Intern Responsibilities: IIP interns will contribute to one or more of the project areas:
- Management Intensives - The IIP intern will support and/or help develop intensive sessions on arts management topics to help local arts managers get to know the issues that matter in the creative industry. This program is an effort to empower the local arts organizations and their members to have capacity that is strong, healthy and sustainable. These intensive sessions are intended for professional, mid-career artists and arts managers specifically focused on a sectoral participation. The IIP intern will help organize and manage the events, communicate and disseminate event publicity and design graphics and lay-out for collaterals.
- Research: This IIP intern will have the opportunity to connect with the vast network of CCP artists, arts organizations and partners. The IIP intern will conduct research and a needs analysis on specific sectors organizations/worked with by the unit. This program is an effort to specially design partnership and collaborations based on the assessed need. Specific responsibilities will include research on specific topic / assignment, documentation of gathered materials and links and the preparation of a project concept / proposal.
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