Performing Arts

All the world’s a stage, especially when you get to live and work in a new setting. Whether you’re an artist who wants to perform under the bright lights or you prefer to work behind the scenes, we have opportunities that will add a global edge to your professional experience – and résumé. Work alongside those already in the industry as you glean their tips, tricks, insight, and support. We’ll match your talent with a placement that can help you on the road to your future career.

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Performing Arts internships available in these countries

Intern in Barcelona

Below are a few sample Performing Arts placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Theater Internship

If all the world’s a stage, Barcelona is your audience. Gain professional performance experience as you work at a theater in Spain. Learn both the performance and operation sides of the theater industry, as you put on productions and assist in the promotion of the theater.

Dance Internship

Develop your dance education in the birthplace of Flamenco. Explore the Barcelona culture by night, and gain professional experience by day. Learn all aspects of the dance industry as you both perform and assist in the operations side of the dance world.

Music Therapy Intern

Explore a career path in music therapy, as you explore the culture of Barcelona. Perform such tasks as assisting in therapy sessions, collecting information and protocols, conducting research in related fields, and managing social media and web pages when relevant.

Intern in Ecuador

Below are a few sample Performing Arts placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Dance Intern at Andean Culture Organization

Work with an organization based in Quito that promotes Andean culture through music and dance. You’ll help this organization produce ethno-contemporary and pre-Hispanic dance routines. And you’ll promote the arts to bring attention to the ancient Andean way of life.

Dance and Music Therapy Intern at Disability Clinic

Use dance (and your passion) to help children and adults with disabilities. This organization focuses on dance and the arts as a way to provide therapy and education to people of all ages that suffer mental or physical disabilities. You’ll teach, learn, mentor, and spend some time helping the organization as well.

Intern in London

Below are a few sample Performing Arts placements undertaken by past participants. There are many more possibilities, as each placement is customized. Contact an advisor to learn more!

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Intern at Local Theater Company

Gain real theater experience as you live and work in one of the most theatrical cities in the world: London. Past interns have been instrumental backstage by helping with transitions between scenes, including set preparation, costume assistance, and general direction.

Intern for Theater Production Company

See a new side to the performing arts field by assisting in behind-the-scenes orchestration. You’ll increase your skills by learning about the administrative responsibilities required to pull off a successful production. Responsibilities may include venue coordination, contract writing, and event management.

Assistant for Fine Artists

Prepare to live and breathe art as you help artists create their work. Many of the artists are happy to teach as they work, and past interns have found this experience inspiring. Your responsibilities may include mixing paint, cleaning brushes and palettes, and stretching canvas, as well as helping with printing, cutting, trimming, and pasting prints onto the canvas.