This Production Internship provides backstage experience in creating new work and producing existing repertory productions. The Production Intern will be responsible with assisting Director of Production in the day-to-day operations of the Production Department as well as a move to a new warehouse. The successful Production Intern should have a working knowledge of theatrical lighting and production practices, and should either possess or be pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Design or Production. Graduate students are also encouraged to apply. The Production Intern will be working on projects involving Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s main company.


• Helping to maintain archival paperwork for current and past repertoire
• Helping to document new repertoire
• Maintenance of financial paperwork and working schedules
• Assist and help organize the company’s move to new warehouse.
• Assist with production sales and rentals
• Assist with load-in, tech, and performance of May Series and Gala
• Assist with load-in, tech, and performance of annual Inside/Out performances
• Help evaluate potential repertoire acquisitions
• Other duties as assigned

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago offers rich and stimulating internship opportunities for college and graduate students seeking experience in administration, development, education, general management, marketing, production, and videography. Hubbard Street provides interns interested in dance and arts management the experience of working behind the scenes in one of the world’s leading contemporary dance companies. Interns have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge of arts management while working closely with the staff and artists of Hubbard Street.

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago interns are integral members of the organization. Interns receive an e-mail address and extension, and are entrusted with a number of challenging responsibilities. Interns work with Hubbard Street’s administrative and artistic staff to build knowledge, experience, and confidence in arts management. Interns have the opportunity to work at the theater when the company is performing in Chicago’s Harris Theater for Music and Dance, and see company performances. While these positions do not offer any financial compensation, unless otherwise noted, all interns are welcome to take an unlimited number of free classes at the Lou Conte Dance Studio.

Instructions to Apply:

TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three (3) references (.pdfs only) detailing your interest and qualifications to Internship Coordinator at internships@hubbardstreetdance.com. Please include PRODUCTION INTERN in the subject line of your email. No phone calls, please.

To apply for this job email your details to internships@hubbardstreetdance.com

Pay Range: Unpaid Internship
Organization Address: https://www.hubbardstreetdance.com/