Document Type

Master's Report

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Arts Administration




The objective of this paper is to report on an internship with the National Performance Network (NPN), a non-profit arts organization based in New Orleans, to describe its mission and structure, and to provide positive recommendations to further enhance NPN's operation in the future. This report is based on a 480 hour internship at NPN, with some additional volunteer time, which occurred from August to December 2013, under the supervision of NPN's Operating Chief and Staff. The paper demonstrates working knowledge of the organization and offers reflections on its practices and ideas for its future.


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