Our internships provide rigorous hands-on experience in theater production, management, marketing / development and artistic creation. It will be work but also fun but also work. You’ll learn everything from arts management to crisis management and have the opportunity to participate in a production as its realized, rearranged, and reimagined from the page to the stage. Must be a self-starter and problem-solver, and must be able to think quickly on your feet.
Our office is small and we consider this position an integral part of our success. Being a small company with limited resources, we offer a travel reimbursement, priceless experience, tickets to all of our shows and an occasional snack as compensation for this position. Academic credit is also available when applicable. We’re looking for someone in each position below to join 3 – 4 days a week for approximately 20 hours.
Send a cover letter & resume to email@example.com. Please include in the subject line which internship you are applying for.
The Artistic Intern will work intimately with the Artistic Director and Artistic Producers throughout the fall season to assist in the coordination of current / future season programming, workshops and special events; organize correspondence (telephone, email, etc); schedule meetings and manage the Artistic Director’s calendar; and assist in dramaturgical / curatorial research, in addition to other general administrative tasks. MUST HAVE strong writing skills and proficiency in Outlook / MS Office. Previous theater admin experience preferred but not required.
Marketing / Development Intern
The Marketing / Development Intern will work intimately with the Artistic Producers throughout the fall season to create social media content, schedule weekly e-blasts, and update our website / create blog content; perform audience outreach including the distribution of marketing materials (such as postcards and season brochures); create / administer audience surveys; manage donations; perform prospective funder research, update our development calendar and draft grant proposals / reports, in addition to other general administrative tasks. MUST HAVE strong writing skills, an active presence on social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), proficiency in Outlook / MS Office, and experience working with WordPress, HTML and Photoshop. Previous marketing / development experience preferred but not required.
The Production Intern will work intimately with the Artistic Producers and Production Manager during the fall season to assist in organizing production schedules / budgets in coordination with the Production Manager, assist in load in / load out, assist the PSM / ASM throughout production and perform general run crew duties as needed, in addition to other general administrative tasks. MUST HAVE proficiency in Outlook / MS Office. Previous theater production experience preferred but not required.
If you are interested in interning, volunteering, designing or crewing, please email us with all relevant materials (resume, availability, interests, skill set, portfolio, etc.) at firstname.lastname@example.org.