Italy Performing Arts Internships
Explore some of the most beautiful and important historical sites in the world, almost literally in your backyard.
Performing Arts Abroad intern abroad participants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to take on a self-driven capstone project to complement their internship experience. This is a unique opportunity for you to complete a project of your own design and choosing with the guidance of a PAA advisor. In the end, you’ll feel a deeper connection to your international internship experience, and you’ll produce something that demonstrates your professional aptitude, what you have learned, and what you have contributed to your host organization.
Technical Theater Internship in Rome, Italy
Spend a month or longer interning backstage at a Rome theater in the focus area of your choice. Depending on your background and the strength of your application, opportunities may be available in costume design/construction, set design/construction, stage management, run crew, assistant directing, and show promotion. Other opportunities may be available based on your interests and experiences.
Music Industry Internship with Indie Rock Band in Rome
The band Kutso is a quirky, funny, energetic indie rock group based in Rome, and they need interns to work in their recording studio and record label. The internship will focus on promoting the group and helping research opporutnities for international tours, especially to the United States and Canada, as well as chances to open for international bands playing in the Rome area. Interns will either work with Kutso’s record label in PR helping promote tours and build their fan base, or in their recording studio helping build a stronger English-speaking clientele and creating a more engaging and accurate English version of the website.
Choir Internship in Rome, Italy
Spend a month or longer interning with a choir in Rome! This is a highly professional organization with incredible singers, and PAA interns will have the chance to promote the group and assist with administration. Qualified singers who submit an audition video will also be admitted into a group singing class and have the opportunity to sing with the group and participate in any performances that occur during their internship session.
Arts Administration Internship in Florence, Italy
Gain an in depth understanding of how performing art functions in an international context by interning abroad in Florence at an arts organization. Intern at a theater, opera house, dance studio, or other performing arts organization in Florence, Italy, the birthplace of opera and a mecca of Italy’s artistic life. An internship is not a training program. While you may have the opportunity to train and/or perform while at your company (depending on your skill level and Italian language level), many interns spend the majority of their time helping with the logistics of running the organization and gaining valuable insight into the inner workings of an international arts company.
“Doing an arts internship abroad in Italy through PAA, I gained experience in the business in a new way that forced me to grow as an artist and as a person. I learned to push myself to 110% in all aspects of my life and gained necessary skills in order to succeed in the business, such as communication and adaptability. I would not trade this experience for the world and will take this experience and apply what I learned to every aspect of my career.”
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