The Hemsley Internship Program is Now Accepting Applications

by Stage Directions
Gilbert Hemsley
Gilbert Hemsley

Applications for the 36th annual Hemsley Internship Program will be accepted from January 1, 2019 through January 15, 2019. Interviews for finalists will be held in New York on March 29, 2019.

Candidates should submit a resume, a one-page statement of personal goals, and anticipated benefits from the internship, and three letters of recommendation. The internship begins in June 2019 and continue until the end of February 2020. The Internship provides the opportunity to work in professional repertory situations with resident and guest designers. This companies include the Pittsburg Civic Light Opera, San Francisco Opera, New York City Ballet, and Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. A monthly stipend of $2,500 is provided in addition to travel expenses. Digital or paper applications are accepted at the addresses below. Letters of reference may be emailed or supplied with the application by mail.

The Internship is offered to U.S. Citizens only. Applicants must have finished their undergraduate or graduate training. The Internship cannot be used for academic credit.

The Internship honors the legacy of Gilbert Hemsley by providing a unique professional training experience to young designers as they begin their careers.

Submit an application or for further information:

Mark Stanley
Resident Lighting Designer, New York City Ballet
20 Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023
(212) 870-4205
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Further information from the Hemsley Internship Program: www.hemsleylightingprograms.com/internship-program/