Lincoln Center Festival



Now in its 22nd season, Lincoln Center Festival ( has been presenting a wide range of classic and contemporary performing arts at the largest performing arts center in the world. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in the hands-on process of producing a world-class unique international festival and to work side-by-side with seasoned producers and managers.

Lincoln Center Festival (LCF) is the annual international performing arts festival held every July celebrating the finest in theater, dance, opera, classical and contemporary music, and interdisciplinary arts from around the world. Past artists and companies presented by LCF include Ariane Mnouchkine, Simon McBurney, Ireland’s Druid Theatre Company, the Kabuki theater of Heisei Nakamura-za, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company, Hungary’s Bela Pinter, and many more.

Lincoln Center’s Festival department oversees all aspects of the Lincoln Center Festival.

Lincoln Center Festival House Seat Ticket Intern works closely with full-time and seasonal staff to fulfill performance ticket requests from Festival artists, companies and industry VIPs. This includes fielding telephone/email requests, processing ticket orders, coordinating with box office staff, assisting with inventory management and working on site for all Festival performances to assist with VIP ticketing needs and customer service troubleshooting. Applicants with Tessitura experience will be given priority.

Internships are paid. During Festival time, applicants must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays on short notice and must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States through September 2016.   Interns are paid $11/an hour for a 40-hour work week with some overtime. This is a seasonal position from May 2017 through to August of 2017.

APPROXIMATE DATES of the internship are mid-May through early August 2016



To apply for a Summer Internship, please send: ONE PDF that includes your cover letter not to exceed one page, resume, and 3 references to [email protected] .

In the subject line please note LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL HOUSE SEAT TICKET INTERN in the subject line.

Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered. Please submit only one application per student. If you are interested in more than one internship opportunity please mention each internship in the same cover letter with compelling reasons for each internship. Multiple applications from the same individual will not be accepted.

Additional Notes:
1) Internships are paid ($11/hour plus overtime if necessary)
2) Interns must be matriculating students, and a letter of support from an academic advisor is required.
3) Internships are either full-time or part-time to full-time and may involve weekend and evening hours.
4) Due to the high volume of applications, only those applicants invited to interview will be contacted.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.