33rd Annual Hemsley Internship Program Announced

By Joti Dhillon on Dec 17, 2015


In addition to winning a trip to USITT or Hemsley Portfolio Review contest, Hemsley is also offering an internship opportunity. Applications for the 33nd annual Hemsley Internship Program will be accepted from January 1, 2016 through January 15, 2016. Interviews for finalists will be held in New York mid-March or early April, 2016.

Candidates should submit a resume, a one-page statement of personal goals, and anticipated benefits from the internship, and three letters of recommendation. The selected intern will begin in June 2016 and continue until the end of February 2017. The internship provides the opportunity to work in a professional repertory situation with resident and guest designers. This year's companies include the Lincoln Center Festival, San Francisco Opera, New York City Ballet, and Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre. A monthly stipend of $2,000 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 US Citizens only.

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

To submit an application of for further information, please contact:
Mr. Mark Stanley
Resident Lighting Designer
New York City Ballet
20 Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023
(212) 870-4205

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