New York City Center


About the Organization
New York City Center has played a defining role in the cultural life of the city since 1943. It was Manhattan’s first performing arts center, dedicated by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in 1943 with a mission to make the best in music, theater and dance accessible to all audiences. Today, City Center is home to many distinguished companies, including City Center’s Principal Dance Company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, as well as Manhattan Theatre Club; a roster of renowned national and international visiting artists; and its own critically acclaimed and popular programs.

131 West 55th St.
New York, NY 10019
(between 6th & 7th Ave.)


About the Program
New York City Center is searching for creative, conscientious and proactive students for our Spring 2017 Internship Program. Committed to providing a holistic understanding of non-profit arts management, City Center offers hands-on experience in Development, Education, General Management, Marketing, and Programming. We are looking for interns who are passionate about performing arts, interested in New York City Center and eager to learn. Through this program, interns are given the opportunity to participate in: interviews with City Center staff and visiting artists, professional development workshops, rehearsal and performance observations, and a culminating group presentation.

Which departments?
Development, Education, General Management, Marketing and Programming


College, Graduate, Early-career

Stipend to be discussed directly with intern when offer is made

When it runs?
September-November, January-April, June-August
20 hrs/week


When to apply?
See website for deadline.

How to apply?
Application form, resume, cover letter
See here for full details.

Benji Ashe, Associate Education Manager -



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