The Lula Washington Contemporary Dance Foundation was founded in 1980 to provide a creative outlet for minority dance artists in South Los Angeles and to build a world class, professional, contemporary modern dance company that uplifts the human condition through dance. Our educational mission is to create a place in the inner city where young dancers can learn the art of dance; launch careers in dance and learn skills needed to enrich their lives and become successful citizens.

3773 Crenshaw Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016




This job is for someone who will work as a right hand to the Executive Director, and help him with all of the paperwork and office / clerical needs that are required to carry out projects that can move the organization forward or strengthen its infrastructure. This is a job for someone who wants to help improve the condition of the organization via administrative and executive leadership.


A high Grade Point Average is a must. The intern needs to be an exceptional writer who is smart, fast in doing work, and eager to learn and grow and help. We want a candidate who is businesslike and willing to do everything from the most basic clerical office grunt work, to the most advanced arts management requirements.

How to Apply

Send an email to In the header write: Executive Internship. Attention Erwin Washington.
Attached your resume. If you have a photo attach it. If you have a dance background and you have video, send that also.
Write a statement in a Word Document that explains your life goals - what you want to do with yourself and exactly where you are at now. Explain why you want this particular internship and tell us how you think it will help you towards your goals.
Tell us about your ability to live in Los Angeles and let us know if you will have a car. Tell us about any limitations you have on your schedule or your availability to work.