The Gilbert V. Hemsley Jr. Internship in Lighting will accept applications for the 25th annual Internship Program with the New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, and the Lincoln Center Festival.
Applications for the internship will be accepted from January 1 through February 15. Interviews for finalists will be held in New York in late March or early April. 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 and continue until the end of February 2009. The program includes working experience as a member of the lighting staff with the Lincoln Center Festival, the New York City Opera, and the New York City Ballet, as well as additional opportunities outside of Lincoln Center. More information can be found on the website www.hemsleylightingprograms.com.
Gilbert Hemsley dedicated his life to training young theatre professionals. For 20 years the internship has continued his legacy by offering a unique experience to young designers. The Intern program provides the opportunity to work in a professional repertory situation with resident and guest designers. Additional opportunities may include touring and media events. A monthly stipend is provided in addition to travel expenses.
To submit an application or for further information contact: Mark Stanley, Resident Lighting Designer, New York City Ballet, 20 Lincoln Center, NYC, NY 10023; 212-870-4205; e-mail email@example.com.