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Arts Administration Intern

APPLICATION OPEN: January 1st

APPLICATION CLOSES: May 1st

APPOINTMENT: June through August

Arts Administration Interns will be introduced to several aspects of managing a theatre company. They will be exposed to operations, development, marketing, publicity, and the production process. Successful intern candidates will be expected to help with office responsibilities, task management, research projects, and general communications.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Building relationships between theatre and community

  • Coordinate and work on events

  • Assist with Studio management, enrollment, and hiring

  • Assist with LAB in both New Play Lab and CoLab initiatives

  • Read and assess Collaboration inquiries, such as script submissions.

  • Preparation of production research, including dramaturgical and marketing.

  • Basic production management skills

  • Creative insight

  • Research techniques

  • Understanding of theatre operations

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Previous administrative experience would be desirable

  • A genuine passion for theatre and collaboration

  • Interested in theatre production process is also necessary.

  • A positive attitude and confident communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient writing skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a busy and flexible environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint)

  • Knowledge of Google Drive

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete the Application

  • Upload your CV/Resume and cover letter (applications without these documents will not be considered)

  • We will contact you with one week of your application receipt. If you do not hear from us within one week, please email, theatrecollaborativeprogram@gmail.com

Marketing/Publicity Intern

APPLICATION OPEN: January 1st

APPLICATION CLOSES: May 1st

APPOINTMENT: June through August

Marketing and Publicity interns will be introduced to various aspects of Public Relations. Successful candidates will gain experience in graphic design, photography, marketing campaigns, web design, advertising, promotions, press releases, social media engagement, community outreach, events, and partnering with businesses. They will also learn about communicating with the press to facilitate successful promotion of the company and its offerings.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Building relationships between theatre and community

  • Coordinate and work on events, outreach, and education.

  • Assist with public relations efforts

  • Connect with potential donors and help with fundraising efforts.

  • Lead social media campaigns

  • Writing press releases

  • Communicating with the press

  • Dynamic graphic design and photography

  • Creative insight

  • Research techniques

  • Understanding of theatre operations

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Previous administrative experience would be desirable

  • Knowledge of social Media and networking devices

  • Graphic Design or Photography experience

  • A genuine passion for theatre and collaboration

  • Interested in theatre production process is also necessary.

  • A positive attitude and confident communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient writing skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a busy and flexible environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint)

  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

  • Knowledge of Google Drive

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete the Application

  • Upload your CV/Resume and cover letter (applications without these documents will not be considered)

  • We will contact you with one week of your application receipt. If you do not hear from us within one week, please email, theatrecollaborativeprogram@gmail.com

Production Management Intern

APPLICATION OPEN: January 1st

APPLICATION CLOSES: May 1st

APPOINTMENT: June through August

Production Management interns work directly with production management staff. Interns will help the Production Manager efficiently run a production by working closely with production teams, cast, and technical crew. They work on scheduling, budgeting, purchasing, execution of events, auditions, and community engagement. In addition, they gain experience alongside production team members, learning about the creative process.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Coordinate and work on events, outreach, and education

  • Scheduling, budgeting, purchasing

  • Execute events, productions, and auditions

  • Plan, organize, and assist with load-in and strike of productions

  • Help maintain production stock

  • Attend production meetings and rehearsals when required

  • Creative insight

  • Research techniques

  • Understanding of theatre operations

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Previous management experience would be desirable

  • A genuine passion for theatre and collaboration

  • Interested in theatre production process is also necessary.

  • A positive attitude and confident communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient writing skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a busy and flexible environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint)

  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

  • Knowledge of Google Drive

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete the Application

  • Upload your CV/Resume and cover letter (applications without these documents will not be considered)

  • We will contact you with one week of your application receipt. If you do not hear from us within one week, please email, theatrecollaborativeprogram@gmail.com

Stage Management/ Assistant Stage Management Intern

APPLICATION OPEN: January 1st

APPLICATION CLOSES: May 1st

APPOINTMENT: June through August

Stage Management interns will work alongside a professional stage manager, to gain experience in the field. Stage Managers provide a production with support to the process, director, performers production team, stage crew, and all additional staff involved in the event. They also attend every rehearsal and production meeting, working alongside the director to record all blocking notes, technical notes, logistical scheduling details, and communication.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Coordinate and work on events, outreach, and education

  • Scheduling and running rehearsals/productions

  • Recording blocking and technical notes

  • How to prepare rehearsal, production, and meeting reports

  • How to call a show

  • Execute events, productions, and auditions

  • Plan, organize, and assist with load-in and strike of productions

  • Attend production meetings and rehearsals

  • Creative insight

  • Research techniques

  • Understanding of theatre operations

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

  • Previous management experience would be desirable

  • A genuine passion for theatre and collaboration

  • Interested in theatre production process is also necessary.

  • A positive attitude and confident communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient writing skills

  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a busy and flexible environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint)

  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

  • Knowledge of Google Drive

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete the Application

  • Upload your CV/Resume and cover letter (applications without these documents will not be considered)

  • We will contact you with one week of your application receipt. If you do not hear from us within one week, please email, theatrecollaborativeprogram@gmail.com

Production Team Intern

APPLICATION OPEN: January 1st

APPLICATION CLOSES: May 1st

APPOINTMENT: June through August

You may apply for one of our Production Team Internships at a time. Placement will be dependent on scheduling and needs for each production/event.

 

DIRECTING

The Directing Intern will work closely with the Director to assist in pre-production work, the rehearsal process, blocking, scenic charts, script analysis, and working with the actors. This intern will gain an understanding of all of the components that are required of a theatre director.

 

MOVEMENT

The Movement Intern will work closely with the Director to assist in pre-production work, the rehearsal process, movement preparation, teaching of the movement, script analysis, and working with the actors. This intern will gain an understanding of all of the components that are required of a movement director/choreographer, and will serve as the Assistant Movement Director on the production.

 

SCENIC

The Scenic Design Intern develops scenery construction techniques within the context of a professional scene shop. Working with the Technical Director, the intern assists in the construction, finishing, and installation of scenery.

 

COSTUMES

The Costume Design Intern will work closely with the Costume Designer to assist in the construction process in the costume shop. Depending on the individual's interests and skills, the intern may assist in shopping, fabric modification, stitching, and crafts. Basic sewing skills are required.

 

LIGHTS

The Lighting Design Intern will get hands-on experience working with a Lighting Designer and Master Electrician on a Theatrical Production/Event. The intern will assist the lighting staff in special projects, electrics load-ins, and focusing and tech of shows.

 

SOUND

The Sound Design Intern will gain an overview of theatrical sound design process and sound department operation in a professional theater environment by assisting the Sound Designer in rehearsal support, and production planning and realization. The intern will assist as needed in production load-in, tech, operation, maintenance and strike. The intern will also gain experience by assisting the sound designer and stage managers during production week processes, which may include duties as rehearsal engineer/operator.

 

PROPS

The Properties Design Intern, working closely with the Properties Designer, develops knowledge of the workings a professional prop design. This intern will assist the properties mentor in the construction, acquisition, finishing, and installation of set props, set dressing, and hand props.

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete the Application

  • Upload your CV/Resume and cover letter (applications without these documents will not be considered)

  • We will contact you with one week of your application receipt. If you do not hear from us within one week, please email, theatrecollaborativeprogram@gmail.com

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