Founded in 1976 and located in the heart of Boston's Theater District, Boch Center is New England's largest nonprofit performing arts center and one of the nation's foremost nonprofit performing arts institutions. The Center serves the community as a cultural integrator, honoring all aspects of the performing arts including dance, Broadway, classical and popular music, theatre, comedy, and family-friendly programs. It is also the community's steward of Boston's iconic Wang and Shubert Theatres which have anchored the historic Theatre District for 100 years. Since 1988, the Boch Center has been committed to inspiring and igniting greater appreciation for art, culture, and creativity through performing arts and through its education and community outreach initiatives. These initiatives strive to make the arts more accessible for children, teens, families, and the greater community, and to highlight the tremendous impact of arts, culture, and creativity in our everyday lives.The Boch Center is seeking Boston teens ages 15-18 for the City Spotlights Teen Leadership Council Program. Teen Leaders from Boston will develop skills to prepare them for future success as creative change agents and leaders in their community through leadership, social justice, and arts training while earning minimum wage 7-10 hours/week. Teens will tour an original, educational play with an interactive arts-based workshop on a select social justice theme for young people in Boston-area community centers throughout Boston. The program concludes with a final showcase at the Wang Theatre Grand Lobby. NO PREVIOUS ARTS EXPERIENCE/TRAINING IS NECESSARY.Teen Leaders will receive training and on-the-job experience with leadership development, public speaking, performance, oral and visual presentation, resume development, mock interviews and networking, professional resume and bio writing, marketing, organization and time management, communication, cultural competency, discipline, creative and critical problem-solving, advocacy, and collaboration.