Summer Intern

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Summer Intern


DANCECleveland seeks a summer intern to assist with a variety of organizational tasks and projects, including our annual DANCECleveland Community Dance Day and presentation of Rennie Harris Puremovement. DANCECleveland Community Dance Day will take place Saturday, July 30 at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland, and will include a variety of dance and movement classes as well as the Northeast Ohio Student Showcase. The performance of Rennie Harris Puremovement will take place Saturday, August 6 at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights.

Start Date: Mid May to Early June

End Date: August 12, 2022

Commitment: Approximately 10-15 hours per week, with additional hours during the weeks of July 25-August 6

Intern Responsibilities

  • Assist with on-site event logistics during Community Dance Day and Cain Park activities
  • Assist with showcase registration and logistics
  • Assist with digital and social media marketing
  • Research and create marketing lists and executive initiatives to encourage participation in Community Dance Day events and group sales for the 2022-23 season
  • Help to recruit and manage volunteers
  • Assist with season subscription orders
  • Assist with general office duties, including answering phones, filing, copying, and more

Intern Requirements

  • Must be available during Community Dance Day and Cain Park activities (July 30 and August 6)
  • Comfortable working in Microsoft Office applications
  • Applicants from Arts Administration, Marketing, Communications, or Performing/Fine Arts majors are encouraged to apply.

About DANCECleveland
DANCECleveland’s mission is to bring the passion and verve of contemporary and modern dance to the hearts and minds of people in northeast Ohio.  We accomplish this by:

  • Presenting an annual dance series of performances at Playhouse Square and across northeast Ohio, curated to highlight the breadth of the art form and to showcase nationally and internationally renowned choreographers and companies
  • Enhancing the performance experience with a series of programs designed to build a greater understanding of dance and the works being presented
  • Offering a wide range of creative educational programming, including masterclasses and the celebrated Read to Learn…Dance to Move literacy program for pre-k and kindergarten students

As a curator, commissioner, and collaborator, DANCECleveland works to advance the art form of dance within our community. We are one of just a few stand-alone, dance-only presenters in the United States and are a resident company of Playhouse Square.

DANCECleveland’s offices are located in Shaker Square. While some remote work may be possible, it is preferred that the majority of our summer intern’s hours are worked at our office.

To Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Summer Intern” by April 20.

DANCECleveland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.



Please provide salary range, if applicable: $12/hr