Deadline Feb. 25 (receipt date)
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The Festival’s internship program offers qualified individuals an opportunity to work side-by-side with the Festival's professional staff. Interns receive on-the-job training in technical production, videography, arts administration or dance education, while gaining valuable contacts and in-depth knowledge of contemporary dance. Housing, meals and complimentary tickets to performances are provided. Dance education, administration and video interns may register for up to two classes a day. Technical Production interns may register for one class a day and will receive a $200 stipend (upon submission of receipts) to assist with travel.
The Technical Production Internship is intended for young designers with
a strong interest in dance production and stage design. Interns work
closely with Production Manager, Carrie Cox, Lighting
Supervisor, Gregory Catellier, and visiting artists' production staff
and design team members as part of the crew for the Festival’s public
performance series of 13 concerts. Interns hang and focus the rep plot,
run sound, wardrobe, and maintain the theatre.
also participate in ongoing lighting seminars. In addition, interns will
assist in designing the Different Voices concert. Interns may enroll in
one morning classes during the Professional Training Program.
All production applicants must have prior experience and a strong interest in dance production. Production Interns must be on campus July 4-August 13. Five internships are available for the 2013 season.
Intern works directly with the dance videographers, Peter Richards, Shawn Hove and Rachel Boggia, recording all performances and gaining experience in all facets of archival documentation. The focus of the internship is on shooting techniques, concepts of documentation, interview techniques, proper titling, labeling and logging of material, use of non-linear editing programs, editing dance and related video footage, and the necessary editorial point of view for creation of an in-depth project. Interns will also work on team based projects creating content for BDF's social media. Candidates should have some experience with digital video, as well as experience in documenting dance. Interns must be on campus July 8-August 13. Two positions are available.
Interns work closely with the Festival director, Assistant Director/Registrar, Box Office Manager and the faculty to support the day-to-day activities of the Festival. The interns assists with general office management (phone, fax, copying, data entry); creation and preparation of materials for students, artists, outreach and public events; program scheduling and logistics; and sales. Applicants must have good computer, organizational, verbal and written skills. Interns must be on campus June 24-August 13. Three positions are available.
This internship is geared to students of dance, music and visual art currently majoring in arts education and preparing to teach K-12. Interns work side-by-side with the dance and music faculty of the Festival's Youth Arts Program (YAP). YAP runs concurrently with the three-week training program and provides a diverse group of 60 local youth ages 7-17 with daily dance, music, theater, literary and visual art classes. Interns provide classroom support for the faculty of six, gaining valuable hands-on experience, and participate in daily staff evaluation and planning meetings. Applicants must document previous experience working with youth, an ability to work as part of a team, and good organizational and verbal skills. Interns must be on campus July 20-August 11. Four positions are available.
1) Download and complete the application form (pdf). Print a copy for your records.
2) Write a brief cover letter articulating your expectations for the internship and save as a pdf.
3) Create a resume documenting relevant work experience and save as a pdf
4) Send these required documents as attachments in one email with the subject line "Internships" to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All materials must be emailed and be received by Monday, Feb. 25.
Notification will be sent by email no later than March 22.
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