Performing Arts Internship Programme - Marketing - 2024-2025

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The Programme

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority welcomes exceptional talent with a passion to realize the vision and mission of making the West Kowloon Cultural District a prime local and international destination for arts, culture and entertainment.

If you are passionate about arts and culture and looking for an internship experience, join the West Kowloon Performing Arts Internship Programme this year to learn about and explore one of the most important cultural projects in Hong Kong.

A unique opportunity for graduates interested in developing a career in the performing arts field.  

Interns will work closely with professional staff in the Performing Arts Division full-time for a period of around six months. They will gain practical and theoretical training in programming, operations as well as technical arts and theatre & events productions.  

This is a paid internship that runs on a recurring basis, with openings every year. 

Internship Period: 6 months (Full time – June to December 2024 / October 2024 – March 2025). 

What You Will Do

  • Learn about WKCDA Performing Arts facilities and their current development, programming, venue operations, venue design, theatre planning, technical and productions etc.
  • Gain practical and theoretical training in performing arts through active involvement in our on-going projects while working closely with the Performing Arts Division.
  • Research topics that will contribute to the development of the Performing Arts facilities and upcoming programmes.
  • Join discussions, talks, performances and other related events. 

Required Skills and Abilities

To be a graduate with a recognized institution degree or equivalent qualification in the following disciplines relevant to your preferred internship:  

For programming interns:

Performing arts, social science, arts, cultural or cultural management studies, arts education, publishing, marketing, journalism, communications, language, public affairs, business administration, public administration or related disciplines.  

For Venue Sales and Partnership, Venue Operations and Venue Planning interns:

Event management, hospitality, tourism, performing arts, business or related disciplines.  

For Theatre Planning and Theatre Technical Services interns:

Technical arts, such as theatre and event & management, stage technology and rigging, lighting design and technology, sound design and technology, architecture or project management disciplines. 

  • A strong interest in working professionally in performing arts, performing arts venue operations, tourism and hospitality, theatre planning or stage technical fields.
  • A good command of spoken and written English and Cantonese / Mandarin.
  • Ideally, some relevant working experience.
  • Good computer skills (AutoCAD) are required for Theatre Planning and Theatre Technical Services interns.   

Please indicate which discipline(s) most interest you by prioritizing 1 as your most preferrable discipline and 8 would be the least preferrable one. 

Disciplines:

  • Programming Intern – Dance.
  • Programming Intern – Music and Outdoor.
  • Programming Intern – Theatre.
  • Programming Intern – Xiqu.
  • Programming Intern – Learning and Participation.
  • Theatre Planning Intern.
  • Technical and Productions Intern.
  • Venue Operations Intern.

About Us:

Stretching across 40 hectares of reclaimed land, the West Kowloon Cultural District is one of the largest cultural projects in the world, blending art, education and open space.  

Its vision is to create a vibrant cultural quarter for Hong Kong where the local arts scene can interact, develop and collaborate. Providing 23 hectares of public open space with two kilometers of vibrant harbor-front promenade, it will also include a variety of arts and cultural facilities that will produce and host world-class exhibitions, performances and arts and cultural events.  

A Development Plan for the District, based on well-received Foster + Partner’s Conceptual Plan, was approved by the Chief Executive-in-Council in January 2013. Overlooking the magnificent Victoria Harbour, the District will begin to take shape over the next decade. 

Closed 19 days ago
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  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Marketing and Sales
  • Citizenships:
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:2nd Jul 2024, 6:00 pm

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