Performing Arts

Internships

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Since 2001, the Foundation has invested close to $7 million and supported over 300 interns.
Metcalf Internships 2001 - 2018
By Position
  • Artistic (44.6%)
  • Administrative (34.3%)
  • Production (22.1%)
Metcalf Internships 2001 - 2018
By Discipline
  • Theatre (68.6%)
  • Dance (14.0%)
  • Music (9.2%)
  • Opera (6.3%)
  • Other (1.8%)

That internship was a turning point in my life, and THE turning point in my career.

Kate Fennell

Director of Operations, Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, 2007 Metcalf Intern (producing), Necessary Angel Theatre Company

More than 18 years after the launch of the program, it is particularly rewarding to see early Metcalf interns become mentors themselves, passing on their knowledge to another group of emerging leaders.

Sandy Houston

President and CEO, Metcalf Foundation

Some of our current interns. Back Row (L to R): Olivia Shortt, Griffin McInnes, Elisabeth Dobson, Ryan Cowl, Tijana Spasic, and Hannah Rittner. Front Row (L to R): Jules Vodarek Hunter, Miriam Fernandes, C.J. Astronomo, and Felix Mills

Without the internship, there’s no way I could have been in the job I have now, no way.

Evelyn Campbell

Production Manager Opera Atelier, 2008 Metcalf Intern (production), Opera Atelier

Interns

Recent Grants

Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Tawiah Ben M’Carthy in artistic direction
2019
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Natasha Mumba in artistic direction
2019
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Brittany Johnston in festival direction
2019
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Jordan Laffrenier in artistic direction
2019
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$13,330
Term
12 months
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for intern C.J. Astronomo in production management
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$23,994
Term
12 months
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for intern Hannah Rittner in dramaturgy
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$25,830
Term
12 months
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for intern Ryan Cowl in music direction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Peyton Le Barr in artistic producing
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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in partnership with Volcano Theatre, for intern Steven Smits in administration
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Griffin McInnes in artistic direction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Madeleine Hall in artistic direction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Olivia Shortt in producing
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Felix Mills in administration
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Miriam Fernandes in artistic direction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Tijana Spasic in artistic direction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Jillian Keene in administration
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Neha Ross in administration
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$18,450
Term
12 months
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for intern Melinda Moynihan in wardrobe construction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Jules Vodarek Hunter in administration
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$32,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Elisabeth Dobson in archiving/programming
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$20,800
Term
12 months
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for intern Kimberley Rampersad in artistic direction
2018
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Mariah Horner in artistic direction/producing
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Bruce Gibbons Fell in directing/producing
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Jennifer Mak in audience engagement
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$11,900
Term
12 months
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for intern Rimah Jabr in artistic direction
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$12,900
Term
12 months
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for intern Oriana Pagnotta in arts management/producing
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Jessica Derventzis in artistic direction & dramaturgy
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Ted Witzel in artistic direction
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$18,600
Term
12 months
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for intern Patrick Bowman in music direction
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Sadie Epstein-Fine in artistic direction
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Jeff Ho in dramaturgy
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Sarah Finn in production management
2017
Initiative
Internships
Amount
$30,000
Term
12 months
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for intern Isabelle Siciliano in arts education management
2017
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