Intern & Ambassador Program


The Vail Dance Festival is seeking ambitious graduate & undergraduate students to serve as members of the 2019 Festival team. Applicants should have a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork. Positions are available to work as interns and assistants who will support a variety of key Festival areas including:

  • Artist Hospitality
  • Media/Communications
  • Education/Outreach
  • Venue/Rehearsal Management
  • Tech/Production,
  • Transportation/Logistics
  • Food & Beverage
  • Development

This unique opportunity to work behind-the-scenes alongside some of the world’s greatest dancers, choreographers, and artistic leaders. All interested are encouraged to apply. No dance background required.


Thank you for your interest in the Vail Dance Festival Internship and Assistant Program. At this time we have closed the application window for the 2019 Summer.
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The Vail Dance Festival is looking for a group of dance enthusiasts to join the Festival team as Festival Ambassadors. Ambassadors will act as stewards to the Festival working to spread the word about the Festival and educating the community about the programming. The Ambassador commitment will require a hands on approach, a comfort in speaking to the general public and a greater understanding of the Festival history and programming.

This position is an opportunity for individuals in high school to be involved with the Vail Dance Festival and stand up as leaders and representatives. Being detail oriented, time efficient and well organized, as well as keeping a positive and joyful mindset will be crucial. Ambassadors will work closely with VDF staff and will be considered an integral part of the overall success of the Festival.

The commitment is 40 hours and can be completed prior to and during the Festival. All participants will receive a Festival t-shirt and a Student Performance Plus Pass.

The opportunity to apply for the 2019 Vail Dance Festival Ambassador Program will begin January 2019 and applications will be accepted through April 2019.

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