Arts Administration and Production Intern Alumni


Administrative Intern Alumni


Jodee Nimerichter, General intern in the New York office, Fall 1991

  • Current position: Executive Director, ADF
  • Previous positions:
  • Executive Assistant, ADF
  • Director of International Programs, ADF
  • Associate Producer of ADF’s television program, Free to Dance, ADF
  • Associate Director, ADF
  • Co-director, ADF
  • Associate Producer and Co-Producer for the series Great Performances: Dance in America, WNET/Thirteen


Renee Boehlke, Executive Intern, 2015

Madeline Kurtz, Executive Intern, 2016

  • Current position: MFA Candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant at SUNY Brockport
  • Previous positions:
  • Student Coordinator, ADF


Mollie O’Reilly, Performances Intern, 2011

  • Current Position: Marketing & Audience Services Associate, ADF
  • Previous positions:
  • Festival Services Coordinator, ADF (2012)
  • Performances and Community Programs Coordinator, ADF (2013-2016)
  • Studio Manager, ADF’s Samuel H. Scripps Studios (2013-2016)

Julian Almeida, Performances Intern, 2015

  • Current position: MA student at Queen Margaret University (Edinburgh, UK) in Arts, Festival and Cultural Management
  • Previous positions:
  • Company management Intern, Jacob’s Pillow Dance
  • Company Management Apprentice, Jacob’s Pillow Dance
  • Business Office Assistant, Jaocb’s Pillow Dance
  • Assistant Administrator/Concert Manager, Lammermuir Festival (UK)
  • Office Assistant, Edinburgh International Festival (UK)

Caitlyn Swett, Performances Intern, 2016

  • Current position: Grants and Development Operations Coordinator, ADF
  • Previous positions:
  • Administrative Assistant, Helen Simoneau Danse
  • Program Coordinator, On Site/In Sight Dance Festival

Marketing and Communications

Hayley Ross, Marketing and Communications Intern, 2016

  • Current position: Communication Coordinator, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Audience Services Associate at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance
  • Previous positions:
  • Marketing and Communications intern, Hubbard Street before becoming full-time staff

Archives and Video Production

Juliette Machado, Video Production Intern, 2013

  • Current position: Program and Marketing Director, Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth
  • Previous positions:
  • Projectionist, Pickford Film Center
  • Fundraising Coordinator, Bellingham Repertory Dance

Silvia Sheffield, Archives and Video Production Intern, 2013


Chloe Williams, Development and Special Events Intern, 2013

  • Current position: Licensing Coordinator/Product Approver at Playboy Enterprises Inc.
  • Previous positions:
  • Executive Assistant for CFO/COO, Playboy Enterprises Inc.
  • Fundraising Assistant, United Way of King County (Seattle)
  • Campaign Coordinator, University of Washington (Seattle)

Kelsey Favret, Development and Special Events Intern, 2014

  • Current position: Development Associate, ADF
  • Previous positions:
  • Studio Staff, ADF’s Samuel H. Scripps Studios
  • Office Manager and Executive Assistant, ADF

Sarah Peterson, Development and Special Events Intern, 2014

  • Current position: Marketing and Communications Manager, Bethesda Urban Partnership in Bethesda, MD.
  • Previous Positions:
  • Special Events Manager, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC
  • Donor Engagement & Special Events Associate, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, DC
  • Event Management Intern, RJ Whyte Event Production in Washington, DC

Loren Sass, Development and Special Events Intern, 2015 

  • Current position: Institutional Giving Manager, Gibney Dance
  • Previous positions:
  • Development Assistant, ADF

Finance and Administration

Kylie Hester, Finance and Administration Intern, 2015

  • Current position: Brokerage Investment Professional at Vanguard
  • Previous positions:
  • Summer Intensive Intern at Charlotte Ballet

Mattie Rogers, Finance and Administration Intern, 2016

  • Current position: Senior at the College of Charleston
  • Previous positions:
  • Box office intern, Charleston Gaillard Center

Meredith Yuhas, Special Projects & Administration Intern 2017

  • Current position:
    • First Year Dance/Movement Therapy MS Candidate at Sarah Lawrence College, NY
    • Director & Choreographer of Yuhas & Dancers
    • Yoga & Aerial Dance Instructor 
  • Previous positions: ACDA National Festival Intern


Juliana Echeverri, Three Week School Intern, 2013

  • Current position: Strategic Planner, The Medici Group in NYC
  • Previous positions:
  • Arts Administration Intern, Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston in 2014
  • Executive Director of the Virginia Club of New York
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Forrest Hershey, School Operations Intern, 2015

  • Current Positions:
  • Professional dancer with West Virginia Dance Company
  • Dance instructor at Valley Dance Studio
  • Welcome desk associate at YMCA
  • Previous positions:
  • Audience Services Assistant at American Dance Festival, 2016 and 2017

Margaret Bode, School Operations Intern, 2016 

  • Current position: Development Operations Associate, WGBH (Boston, MA)
  • Previous Positions:
  • Development Assistant, NSCU College of Design (Raleigh, NC)
  • Individual Giving Intern, National Public Radio (Washington, DC)
  • Development Intern, Americans for the Arts (Washington, DC)

Michael Ritzert, School Administration Intern, 2016

  • Current Position: Artist Liaison, Aspen Music Festival and School (Aspen, CO)
  • Previous positions:
  • President, Carnation City Players (Alliance, OH)
  • Theatre Coordinator, The University of Akron (Akron, OH)

Anna Kathleen Ewing, School Operations Intern, 2016

  • Current position: Graduate Student in Arts Administration at the Florida State University
  • Previous positions:
  • Ballet teacher at South Georgia Ballet Conservatory in Thomasville, Georgia


Studio Management

Nikki Morath, Studio Management Intern, 2016

  • Current position: Performing/Teaching Artist with ClancyWorks Dance Company


Phoebe Bloom, Merchandising Intern, 2017

  • Current position: student at Williams College (a junior; double major in Political Science and American Studies)
  • Previous Positions:
  • Development and Marketing for the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (a global women’s rights nonprofit)
  • Marketing for Rise Brewing Co (a coldbrew coffee startup)


Production Intern Alumni


Kasson Marroquin, Production Intern, 2012 & 2014

  • Current position: 3rd year Stage Management MFA candidate, University of California San Diego
  • Previous positions:
  • Freelance Stage Managerin Dallas, TX 2011-2015 (Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, Kitchen Dog Theatre, Shakespeare Dallas, Theatre Three, Park Cities Dance)
  • UCSD graduate student 2015-2018
  • SM Resident for Kill Local at the La Jolla Playhouse and PA for Charm with MCC Off-Broadway

Steph Burke, Production Intern, 2014

  • Current Position: Technical Director, King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Previous position:
  • Electrics Intern, The Julliard School
  • Assistant Master Electrician at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse

Jenna Webster, Production Intern, 2014

  • Current position: Master Electrician, PACE Center in Parker, CO
  • Previous positions:
  • Master Electrician, ADF 2015
  • Assistant Production Manager, Vail Dance Festival
  • Freelance Lighting Designer and Electrician, working with multiple dance companies in Denver, CO
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Sam Getka, Production Intern, 2015

  • Current position: Assistant Tech Director, St. Olaf College
  • Previous positions:
  • Carpenter, and Carpentry Intern, Studio Theatre
  • Technical Director, Acadia Repertory Theatre
  • Email:

Isabel Filkins, Production Intern, 2015

  • Current position: Assistant Technical Director, Daniel Arts Center at Bard College at Simon Rock
  • Previous positions:
  • Floating Technician, ADF
  • Email: