Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Calls for Applications for 2014 Summer Internship Program; Deadline 1/21
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
Jacob's Pillow Dance, home to the longest-running international dance festival in the U.S., is accepting applications for its 2014 Summer Intern Program. 33 interns from around the world are selected, following a competitive application review and interview process, to help produce the field's most comprehensive and engaging festival of dance.
The Intern Program provides outstanding on-the-job training in 15 areas of arts administration, documentation, and production.
Internships are available in Archives/Engagement, Artist Services, Business, Dining Services, Education, Fundraising/Institutional, Fundraising/Individuals, Fundraising/VIP Services, Marketing/Digital Media, House Management, Photography, Press/Editorial, Production, Ticket Services/Marketing, and Video Documentation.
Interns are provided with on-campus housing and dining, staff-led seminars, training, and mentoring, free access to performances and dance classes, a $500 stipend, and a $150 travel/sundry expense allowance. College credit is available through the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Jacob's Pillow also works with students completing internships as part of their university work-study, independent study, cooperative learning programs, and international students or young professionals seeking U.S. internships.
Internship opportunities are also available in the Fall, Winter, and Spring; which are tailored to an intern's specific needs, interests, hours, and can vary in duration.
Alumni of the program have gone on to work at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, The Brookings Institution, Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, Dance Magazine, Dance/USA, Glimmerglass Festival, The Howard Gilman Foundation, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, The Joyce Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, MASS MoCA, The Metropolitan Opera, Merce Cunningham Dance Company/Merce Cunningham Trust, New York Live Arts, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library, The New York Times, Spoleto Dance Festival, Standard & Poor's, Sundance Film Festival/Sundance Institute, Williams College, among others.
The 2014 Summer Intern Program runs May 20 to August 28.
Jacob's Pillow is located in Becket, Massachusetts; 1 hour from Albany, 2½ hours from Boston, and 2¾ hours from New York City.