Video/Media Intern | Lucky Plush Prodcutions

MacArthur Award-winning Lucky Plush Productions is an internationally touring dance-theater company that provokes, inspires, and entertains audiences through its layered choreography, surprising humor, and socially relevant storytelling. Since 2000, Lucky Plush has created 30 original dance-theater works including 14 evening-length productions. In addition to regularly performing in Chicago, the company has presented work in over 40 US cities from Maine to Hawaii, and its international partners span from New Zealand to Cuba.


Lucky Plush Productions seeks a video/media intern to direct, shoot, and edit rehearsal and performance videos for promotional materials and grant applications.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Creating compelling, social-media friendly digital art, including gifs, photo manipulations, and short promotional videos

  • Oporating camera equipment

  • Communicating with other members of marketing team to discuss ideas, inspirations, and deadlines

  • Updating design and format of company website (

  • Combining individual artist prowess and vision with Lucky Plush’s creative voice

Skills & Qualifications: 



  • Proficiency in photo editing, video editing, and publishing software

  • Basic understanding of web design/HTML

  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize work in order of importance

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Strong listening skills

  • Portfolio of relevant work samples

To Apply: 

Intern will perform work duties at Lucky Plush’s office space located at the Harris Theater. Intern will be mentored by Lucky Plush’s Managing Director and Volunteer Cultivation Lab Fellow.

Please contact Patrick Burns at

Please include resume, portfolio, and all relevant internship materials specific to academic institution attending.

This is a Federal Work Study Internship Opportunity 
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Patrick Burns
Contact Email: