Internships, School for Contemporary Dance and Thought, Northampton, MA

The School for Contemporary Dance and Thought (SCDT) is comprised of independent and internationally experienced performance artists/movement practitioners who are also innovative teachers. The goal of SCDT is to serve as a hub by maintaining space for the local community and curating performance art of the highest quality by connecting communities on an international scale. SCDT showcases contemporary movement training and performance practices that embrace multiplicity, arouse curiosity, and emphasize personal choice. Central to the school’s mission is an abiding respect for the tradition and history of re-invention and a directive to continue challenging established ideals. SCDT offers adult and youth programming in dance training that includes modern, ballet, hip hop, contemporary Indian dance, and improvisational techniques. The school creates a space for the creative process by regularly curating performances and workshops with established international performance practitioners.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

TECHNICAL INTERNSHIP: 5-10 hours a week

Technical interns' main duties include providing support for performances at SCDT. Responsibilities include front of house/box office support, help with performance documentation, working lighting/sound board during performances, and assisting with regular technical maintenance.

Perks include class credit, free classes at SCDT, free admission to all performances and discounted workshops.

ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIP: 7-8 hours a week

Administrative interns will work closely with the Artistic Director and administrative team to keep the organization running smoothly. Responsibilities include class check-in, grant research, postering around town, social media and various duties as assigned by management.

Perks include class credit, free classes at SCDT, free admission to all performances and discounted workshops.

We are always accepting applications, though availability of internships varies.

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: ongoing

PAY TYPE: unpaid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Internship

JOB STATUS: part-time

LOCATION: STUDIO4, 25 MAIN ST, STE 444, NORTHAMPTON, MA

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE: N.A.

CONTACT: scdtintern@gmail.com

HOW TO APPLY: http://www.scdtnoho.com/internships.html