Dixon Place


About the Organization
An artistic incubator since 1986, Dixon Place is a Bessie and Obie Award-winning non-profit institution committed to supporting the creative process by presenting original works of theater, dance, music, puppetry, circus arts, literature & visual art at all stages of development. Presenting over 1000 creators a year, this local haven inspires & encourages diverse artists of all stripes & callings to take risks, generate new ideas & consummate new practices. The artist’s experience is given top priority through our professional atmosphere and remuneration, and their process is enhanced through the reaction of our adventurous audiences. Dixon Place is a local haven for creativity as well as an international model for the open exploration of the process of creation. If you have work that would be appropriate for Dixon Place, please read our open submissions policy.


161A Chrystie Street,

New York, NY 10002 (between Rivington & Delancey St.)


About the Program
Dixon Place has internship positions available that provide hands-on experience working with staff members and artists in various environments. The most important qualifications are a willingness to learn, great interpersonal skills, a somewhat flexible schedule, and the ability to make a commitment for at least 4 months. Our staff provides a friendly and communicative environment that is a good place to learn new skills, and then apply them to diverse situations. Our interns carry significant responsibility, and after training will represent Dixon Place while working.

Which departments?
Administrative, Artistic & Archives, Graphic Design, Marketing/PR/Social Media, Technical

We're still waiting to hear back from the organization with regards to accessibility.

College, graduate, early-career professionals

Varies by department (see website)

When it runs?
Fall, Winter/Spring, Summer; 10-18 hrs/wk (varies by department)


When to apply?
Fall (September-December), Winter (January-March), Spring (April-June), Summer (June-August); hours vary by department

How to apply?
Resume, cover letter




Social Media

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube: @dixonplace