Kennedy Center Internship in Dance Programming

Job Posting
The Kennedy Center is accepting applications for Internship positions in the Dance Programming department for spring 2014.

Internships are full-time (40 hours per week), or part-time (20-30 hours per week), unpaid opportunities that can complement a student’s current program of study or other employment. Interns receive complimentary tickets to Kennedy Center performances during the Internship (subject to availability), and/or academic credit for their college or university upon request.

For more information and application instructions please emailinternship.

Dance Programming Internship Description

The Dance Programming Intern will work with the Dance Programming Team to present the Kennedy Center’s Ballet and Contemporary Dance seasons, produce The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, and support local dance on the Millennium Stage. More specifically, the intern helps with the ballet supernumerary program and artist hospitality, provides additional support for visiting dance companies, and attends performances as a representative of Dance Programming. Interns also receive the opportunity to assist the Manager of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet with administrative tasks. The intern works with local artists to prepare for their dance performances on the Millennium Stage by formatting programs, facilitating production discussions, and acting as point of contact during performances. Additionally, the intern participates in the Local Dance Commissioning process. An intern may gain exposure to a wide variety of administrative topics including event planning, logistics, management, finance, engagement contracts, grants, arts education, press, marketing, and communications. Candidates should be detail oriented, highly motivated, good at multitasking, organized, able to work in a fast paced environment, and should have a strong interest in dance. The Dance Programming Internship requires some evening, weekend, and holiday availability.Candidates should submit two letters of recommendation and a cover letter for this position. Alternate dates are requested for this position for programming activities: January 13 – May 25.

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