EXPANDING PERSPECTIVE. IMPACTING LIVES.

Impact Workshop

Workshop Overview: Basic Schedule & Responsibilities (PDF)

Number of Openings

  • 4-5 per Workshop
  • 1-2 per discipline: dance, theatre, voice, spoken word

General Qualifications

  • Gender – Male or Female
  • Age – 23+
  • Education – Graduated from a 2-4 year college

Required Skills

  • Leadershipplan, adapt & execute; focus a diverse team to achieve a common goal; relational authority
  • Artistic Abilitydesign material quickly & creatively; direct a range of abilities; perform under pressure
  • Bent for Ministryintentional relationship with Jesus; inclination to serve others as a career and/or lifestyle
  • Emotional Stabilityremain calm under pressure; exercise healthy boundaries and appropriate self-care

APPLICATION PROCESS

    • Complete the online workshop application
    • Upon review, Shining Light may request:
      • Resume
      • Video2-3 samples of performance and/or composition experience
      • Interviewvideo or in person, depending on location
      • References1 professional, 1 spiritual (contact info only)
    • Shining Light will communicate acceptance or denial via email, as quickly as possible

 

Financial Info

  • Food and lodging expenses during the Workshop will be covered
  • Compensation and/or travel reimbursement is available (amount TBD)

 

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 2017 Workshop Dates & Locations

January 15-28, 2017

Riverside Correctional Facility

Philadelphia, PA – women’s jail

February 12-25, 2017

Rose M. Singer Center, Rikers Island

Queens, NY – women’s jail

June 4-18, 2017

State Correctional Institution, Muncy

Williamsport, PA – women’s prison

July 17-30, 2017

State Correctional Institution, Benner

State College, PA – men’s prison

August 27-September 10, 2017

State Correctional Institution, Dallas

Scranton, PA – men’s prison


Sarah

It’s not about performance or perfection–it’s about process and heart. It was humbling to be a part of Shining Light and facilitating a safe space where (inmates) may feel comfortable and open to share movement as a way of worship, joy/pain, and validation of worth.

– Sarah, Point Park University (’11)
NYC dancer/choreographer

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