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The Kennedy Center

NSO Artistic Planning Intern

Department description

The NSO Artistic Planning team programs the NSO’s performance season and manages the experience of every guest artist appearing with the NSO. We are looking for a committed individual who is excited to assist world-class musicians from a variety of countries, backgrounds, and musical genres. Our ideal intern is detail-oriented, an excellent communicator, and feels at home in a fast-paced work environment.

Project description

Intern will have the opportunity to: - Create and distribute weekly NSO guest artist itineraries and ground transportation schedules during the term, which will be referenced by NSO staff and guest artists; - Be available to guest artists during some rehearsals and performances throughout the term, acting as the first point of contact for guest artist needs. This may include dressing room setup and tear-down, minor hospitality shopping, delivering ticket orders to the box office, and calling the artist to the stage for a rehearsal or performance. Once trained, the Artistic Planning Intern will assist with rehearsal coverage each week and will assist with at least two concerts per month, to be identified in advance with the intern supervisor; - Various administrative tasks, including filing, research projects, and other duties to be assigned by intern supervisor.

Key Dates

Fall 2019 Term

Applications Due: July 15, 2019

Term Dates: September 9-December 13, 2019

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Summer 2019 Term

Application closed March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019

Spring 2020 Term

Term Dates: January 21-May 1, 2020

Application will be up on December 1, 2019