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Internship Opportunities
American Ballet Theatre provides professional opportunities for young adults looking to gain invaluable experience in the fields of arts education and arts administration.

Through project-based activities, interns will assist within a specific department, and be introduced to the daily functions that take place in making ABT one of the most prestigious ballet companies in the world.

Internship opportunities can include supporting the Special Events department in preparation for major events, assisting with ticketing and seating requests for major donors in the Development department, or serving as a Teaching Artist’s assistant for ABT’s acclaimed Make a Ballet program.

Read about interns' experiences on the ABT Intern Blog.

Program Description
Applicants may apply for one of three semesters:

January 30 - May 29, 2015
Deadline: November 25, 2014

June 4 - August 6, 2015
Deadline: March 4, 2015

September 11, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Deadline August 3, 2015

Each semester American Ballet Theatre will offer a minimum of 5 internship opportunities throughout the organization.  Each intern participating in the ABT Internship program will receive a monthly travel and meal stipend.

In addition to working with ABT mentors, interns will collectively participate in workshops and seminars to both enhance their professional careers as well as broaden their exposure to arts administration. Experiences will include opportunities to meet with ABT Department Heads, as well as professional development exercises in resume building and interviewing skills.

Available Internships
Click here for available internships

*Intern expectations and credit/compensation are unique to each opportunity.

Application Process

Please send a resume and cover letter (specifically stating for which internship(s) you are applying), as well as a completed Internship Application Form to:

American Ballet Theatre
c/o Dennis Walters
890 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

or Fax: 212-419-4396

or Email: internships@abt.org

Letters of Recommendation are encouraged but not required.

ABT gratefully acknowledges its partnership with YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, and applauds the Foundation’s outstanding commitment to support young artists and ABT’s pre-professional training programs.