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The Kennedy Center

American College Theater Festival Intern

Department description

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival 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, providing intensive professional development opportunities for theater artists in higher education, and nurturing the next generation of artistic leadership in the American theater. 

Project description

Project A: Summer Intensives Programs
Intern will assist in the execution of the Playwriting, New Play Dramaturgy, and Directing Intensives by processing incoming registration, coordinating travel and accommodations for participants and guest artists, and communicating with participants, vendors, and other departments on behalf of KCACTF. Additionally, the intern will gain hands-on experience in providing on-site support for the programs such as artist hospitality, company management, assisting with planned social events connected to the festival, and other duties as assigned.

Project B: Undergraduate and MFA Playwrights’ Workshops
Intern will assist in the coordination of these annual playwriting programs: the first in association with the National Directing Fellowships and the second in association with the National New Play Network. In both instances the intern will liaise with actors, director, dramaturgs, and playwrights. 


Key Dates

Summer 2019 Term

Applications Due: March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019

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Spring 2019 Term

Application closed November 11, 2018

Term Dates: January 22-May 3, 2019

Fall 2018 Term

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018