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School of Theatre and Dance
Howell Binkley Internship


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ECU students to light up Broadway

The ECU School of Theatre and Dance is announcing a unique opportunity that’s almost too good to be true – an internship with a Tony-Award-winning Broadway lighting designer. 

Each semester, one lighting design student will have the opportunity to intern with Howell Binkley.  Mr. Binkley, an ECU alumnus, is the 2006 Tony Award winning lighting designer for Jersey Boys.  His other nominations include West Side Story (2009), In the Heights (2008), and Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993).  Additional recent Broadway credits include Memphis, Steel Magnolias, Dracula (the Musical), Avenue Q and the revivals of Guys and Dolls, Gypsy, and Grease.

The selected student will have the opportunity to work with Binkley’s lighting company on projects that include Broadway and some of the finest professional regional theatres across the country.  The intern will be intimately involved in the day-to-day operations of the company and in the developmental processes of the designer himself.  In addition to the unique experience of working with Mr. Binkley, the recipient will receive a stipend that will help to support his/her living and working while away from Greenville during the course of the internship.  

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