American Dance Festival Summer Internships

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 Deadline: 

February 3, 2014
   

Start Date: 

Varies by Internship
   

Duration: 

June - July (the specific dates vary by type of internship).
   

Location: 

Duke University campus in Durham, North Carolina
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Internships
   

Description: 

Since 1934, the ADF has drawn together choreographers, dancers, teachers, critics, musicians and scholars to explore and create within the expanding field of modern dance. During its summer season, ADF offers internships in all areas of arts administration and production. 2006 internships include opportunities in Box Office, Executive, Food and Housing, Marketing and Press, Merchandising, Performance, Production, Administrative, School, School Video Production, and Video Production and Archives. Internships are intended to provide hands-on experience for those interested in a career in arts management. Production interns are involved in the crew and technical aspects of the many various ADF seasonal performances. All interns work as an integral part of the ADF staff in an invigorating arts environment and play a key role in supporting ADF's mission to serve dance, dancers, choreographers and artists in related fields.
   

Benefits/
Compensation:
 

Stipend depending upon position (ranging from $1,000-$1,350) and possible academic credit. Interns receive one complimentary ticket to each program in ADF’s season. Interns may also take one class through ADF’s Six-Week School and observe panel discussions, seminars, lectures and informal showings throughout the summer.

   

Major(s): 

Studio Art
Arts & Humanities
Music
Film Studies, Economics

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other:
 

Contact: 

Ms. Gini Sowards
Intern Program, American Dance Festival
Box 90772
Durham, NC 27708-0772
Phone: 919-684-6402     Fax: (919) 684-5459
Email: adf@americandancefestival.org

 

Company Website: 

http://www.americandancefestival.org/about/internships/
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