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International Internship

International Internship through the project Diversity in the Creative Industries

Are you in the beginning of your career or training within creative industries focusing on performing arts, and living in Sweden? Here is your chance to get international contacts and networks – apply for our internship in Spain!

When: Two months: mid-October to mid-December

Where: Spain, Murcia

Deadline for applications: August 31st 2016


We are searching for three trainees who want to travel to Spain for two months from mid-October 2016. The trainees will get the opportunity to enhance their abilities in performing arts focusing on theater and circus skills. In addition to this, trainees will get the chance to develop their Spanish, being completely immersed in the language and culture, and also have the opportunity to take private lessons.

You will not only get the chance to go to Spain for your internship, but also the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and practical skills, as well as the experience of working in a well-established organisation. You will get to know experienced staff as well as beginners in your field, the opportunity to connect with them and their networks, and become part of a European Creative Network. The internships are based in:


3 people: Performing arts (100%)


The ” CHIMENA ESCÉNICA ” is a self-managed theater based in Murcia, which develops a creative language related to circus theater and contemporary circus along with other disciplines such as dance, video and experimental music. The centre was created by a group of innovative artists from a diverse range of backgrounds, including acrobats, actors, a theatre director and a computer programmer. They have developed numerous cabaret shows, as well as various show formats suitable for short and medium circuits. As part of their activities, they hold weekly workshops in circus, dance, theatre, magic, games and music with recycled materials, and intensive courses for artists wanting to learn new skills.

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Your Tasks!


As a trainee your main activities will be related to performing arts.

  • On weekdays, you will help out in workshops in acrobatics, contemporary dance, acrobatic ports, contact, air acrobatics and contemporary theatre.
  • During the weekends we organize different shows such as cabaret and theatre, which you will help to organize and stage.
  • You will also have the chance to attend other conferences, trainings or workshops that we may organize during your stay in the fields of dance, theatre or circus.
  • Throughout you stay, you will have the opportunity to learn new kinds of performing arts, and to discover how to manage a space, where many different activities are taking place. You will see how your body evolves, as well as enter into a creative process in which you will have the opportunity to further develop your capacities.


  • You are of age 18-30, since the focus of the project is to increase youth participation in creative industries
  • You have started an education or in other ways started a career in a creative field related to the internships
  • Good language skills in English and at least beginners level in Spanish. You will be able to develop your skills in Spanish during the internship.


Performing arts

  • You need to have some experience with Performing Arts and be willing to learn new ways to work with your body and creativity.

The most important aspect for those who want to apply for the internships is to show your dedication and the will to develop and learn new skills and ways of working in your field! We are striving for gender balance and see diversity as a strength and wish to see applicants with different backgrounds and experience. Apply now and show us your dedication for performing arts!

How to apply: Send your cv and a letter that describes why you should get the opportunity to go to Spain to And hey, do you not see yourself as a person who writes letters? Take the opportunity to show your dedication in a creative way, just do not forget to attach a CV!


Note: The travel expenses to and from Spain will be covered through the EU-sponsored project Diversity in the Creative Industries. We are also trying to get the accommodation sponsored, but cannot give any guarantees at the moment.


The project Diversity in the Creative Industries is a cooperation between SwIdeas (Sweden),

Euroaccion (Spain) och Capture 22 (Netherlands) with the aim to increase youth participation and diversity in the creative industries. The project is sponsored by the EU.



This project is sponsored by the EU.

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