The Kennedy Center

American College Theater Festival Intern

Department description

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater program involving 18,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide which has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the United States and providing intensive professional development opportunities for theater artists in higher education.

Project description

KCACTF National Festival Company Management: Intern will assist in the execution of the KCACTF National Festival by processing incoming registrations; coordinating travel and accommodations for participants and guest artists; and communicating with participants, vendors, and other departments on behalf of KCACTF. Intern will gain hands-on experience providing on-site support for the program events by greeting guest artists, 

KCACTF 50th Anniversary Celebration: Intern will collaborate with KCACTF staff to design exhibits and programs that showcase the first 50 years of the American College Theater Festival. Intern will draft proposals, collect content, design materials, and assist in coordinating logistics for the celebration.

Key Dates

Spring 2019 Term

Application Available: August 9-November 4, 2018

Term Dates: January 21-May 3, 2019

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Fall 2018 Term

Application closed July 15, 2018

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018


Summer 2019 Term

Application Available: December 10-March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019