Arts and Civic Engagement Fellowship

Fellowship: Arts and Civic Engagement (San Francisco)

Butler Koshland Fellowships is seeking an emerging leader to serve as a fellow to Brenda Way, Artistic Director and Founder, ODC.

Beginning in September, 2016, the fellow would work under the direction and guidance of Brenda Way as a Butler Koshland Fellow full-time for the period of one year. In this role, the fellow will support the executive-level goals of ODC. The fellow will experience the array of duties and responsibilities required to successfully lead a vibrant arts organization in today’s world. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone to participate at the management level of a major nonprofit organization during an especially exciting period of reflection and possibility.

Fellow compensation will be a $51,000 salary for the year plus employer provided health and other benefits. As an additional benefit, the fellow will have free access to all dance classes and ODC programming.

For information about qualifications and how to apply, please visit:

Dance Company Production/Marketing Internship

Los Angeles-based dance company LA Unbound is looking for a part-time intern interested in learning the ins and outs of running a dance company, from recruitment and auditioning to marketing/promotions and production. Ideal candidates would be available for the duration of our Fall 2016 Season (July – November) and have a passion for dance as well as some experience with dance, theatre, or other live performance. Position reports directly to the company Director, and responsibilities include:

– Marketing and promotions for auditions and performances
– Social media and online marketing
– Assisting the Director at auditions, rehearsals, and performances
– Brainstorming and coordinating fundraising events/opportunities
– Outreach for our Choreographers Scholarship Program

This position has a lot of opportunity to be catered towards the candidate’s specific interests within the world of dance production and arts administration.

Enthusiasm and flexibility are key!


Assistant General Managing Intern

Epiphany Productions is seeking an Assistant General Manager at our office in San Francisco! Epiphany’s fun and collaborative team is lead by Artistic & Executive Director Kim Epifano — a choreographer and performer in San Francisco for 30 years — known for San Francisco Trolley Dances (SFTD), happening in October 2016! Interns will gain valuable job experience working in a non-profit arts environment, gaining exposure to a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities. This is a paid position. Interns will be supported throughout the process by the Managing Director.

Interns responsibilities can include:
– Working alongside the Artistic & Managing Directors in the development of new dance projects
– Assisting in general management and operations
– Writing and researching content
– Volunteer Coordinator for SFTD
– Hospitality & Donations Coordinator for SFTD
– Social Media

We want to hear from YOU about what you’re interested in! This position can be separated in two: (1) Assistant General Manager (2) SFTD Coordinator (Volunteers, Hopitality, and Donations)

All interested applicants are encouraged to apply! We prefer those who have an interest in dance and are available from June to October, possibly longer. Work is about 4-10 hours a week, with flexible scheduling. Pay is $13/hr with opportunities for additional income. Please send a CV to with a short cover letter indicating your interest, related experience and availability. Thanks!

BANDALOOP jack/jill of all trades

Come learn the rudiments of tour management, development and running a professional dance company. Assist the managing director with office management, data entry, grant submission and some errand running. You will also have the opportunity to work with the company manager to learn aspects of tour management. Potential for production assistance at local rehearsals/showings. This is an unpaid position but stipends for local travel will be provided, as well as invaluable experience. Estimated: 5 hours/week – times flexible. Please send resume to:

Seeking a PAID Summer Intern

FLYAWAY PRODUCTIONS is seeking a summer intern to support our GIRLFLY DANCE AND ACTIVISM PROGRAM

We are seeking a college age intern to support this youth arts program. We want to work with a dance artist who is interested in the intersection of performance and community empowerment. The internship includes administrative, artistic and interpersonal input into the program. The dates are June 30-July 22. Women of color and women familiar with inner city living particularly encouraged. Paid.


Please send a Letter of Interest and Resume by March 18th to Info at 415-672-4111.

Arts Administration Internship

You will be working with our Studio Manager on various assignments in the front lobby of our studio 5 hours per week. You will have the opportunity to assist with administrative assignments for our ongoing classes, After School program, annual recital at Holy Names University, and Summer Camp.
Duties and responsibilities may include:

• Social Media – generating and editing content, demographics research
• Providing occasional assistance to our After School program assistants – supervising students, serving snacks, facilities management
• Marketing and communications assistance – school flyer research and dissemination, student birthday cards, set up for classes, learning about our programs, preparing information packets for parents and community members
• Organization projects – costume management in our upstairs studio/storage space
• Research projects as needed

• Strong work ethic and positive attitude
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Interest in dance and nonprofit management
• Ability to multitask and work in a busy environment
• Experience in social media, reception skills, and working around youth a plus

This is an unpaid internship, but intern is welcome to take free dance classes in our adult program.

To apply: please send a resume and cover letter to

Programs Internship

Dance/USA’s Programs Intern assists in planning Dance/USA’s Dance Forum and Annual Conference. This Winter internship is available for a term of early December through late March.

Applicants must have demonstrated interest in dance and/or arts administration; must be willing to accept challenges with limited instruction, but have the ability to ask questions as needed; must be computer/technology savvy; must be an independent worker in a group environment; must have excellent verbal and written communication; must have the capacity to work under pressure and the ability to manage multiple projects at once.

To apply, interested candidates must email their resume and a cover letter outlining internship interests, career goals, and availability to Melissa Lineburg, administrative services and database manager, prior to the application deadline. Please include Programs Internship Application in the subject line.

Application Deadline: October 30, 2015
For more information, please click here.
1111 16th Street NW Ste. 300
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202.833.1717

The DRC is seeking an intern

DRC is seeking a motivated, hands-on intern who is passionate about dance and interested in learning more about the arts nonprofit sector.

5-10hrs. per week on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays (volunteer)
We can offer school credit

Who is an ideal candidate?

  • Positive, creative thinker
  • Adaptable
  • Ability to work independently
  • Verbal and writing proficiency
  • Good time management
  • Knowledge about social media, Mailchimp, Excel, Word (some graphic design experience is a plus)

Resume and a 250 word writing sample should be sent to:

Emerging Arts Professionals

The Fellowship is a nine month program designed to enrich and expand the professional skill-sets of emerging and mid-level leaders working in the Bay Area’s arts and culture field. For questions contact

Deborah Slater Dance Theater Summer Internship

Deborah Slater Dance Theater seeks a summer intern to work closely with the DSDT team on two specific projects. You’ll be involved in the transfer of our old site to our new WordPress site and the marketing and production of our 4th annual Studio 210 Summer Residency. These projects will deepen your knowledge of the Bay Area dance/theater world as well provide a concrete, hands-on experience of arts administration.

Deborah Slater Dance Theater is celebrating its 25th anniversary of making work in the Bay Area. Deborah Slater, the artistic director & winner of the 2015 Della Davidson Prize for Innovations in Dance/Theater, is a choreographer, director, and performer working in theater and dance for over 30 years. She is the Artistic Director of Deborah Slater Dance Theater, celebrating 25 years in 2014, and Artistic Director of Studio 210, which turns 35 in 2015. A multi-media dance company, DSDT does visually gorgeous, acrobatic, talking dance, dedicated to the creation of full-length works exploring social issues, science and art through original dance, text and music.

To apply, please email with your resume and cover letter. Please also direct any questions to

Application deadline: May 6th, 5 pm
Interviews: May 19th, notification by the end of the week
Internship dates: June through August or September 2015 — dates flexible