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  • Employer: Encore Stage & Studio
  • Type of Position: Internship
  • Industry: Arts, A/V Technology, & Communications
  • Location: Arlington , VA
  • Salary Range: $1500 for the summer

The Stage Management/Technical Theatre Intern

The Stage Management/Technical Theatre Intern will have the opportunity to work with theatre professionals and theatre students as part of Encore’s production and education team. This internship includes two primary responsibilities: stage managing Encore’s summer production and teaching at Encore’s Tech Camp. As the stage manager for Once Upon a Mattress, the intern will work with Encore’s production staff to deliver a fully-staged musical. This includes helping to supervise a primarily high-school aged run crew and ASMs, as well as a cast made up of high schoolers, college students, and adults. As the lead teaching artist with Encore’s Tech Camp, the intern will develop and implement engaging lesson plans focused on a variety of aspects of technical theatre, and will supervise a small group of students ages 11-15 as they serve as the run crew for Stage Door’s production of Peter Pan Jr.

Required Education and Experience:

Qualifications: The intern must be a current undergraduate student or recent college graduate. The intern should possess demonstrable knowledge of technical theatre and a strong affinity for working with middle and high school students. The intern should have a professional demeanor, excellent organizational skills, a willingness to be flexible, and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team of artists and educators. Previous experience in stage management is required. Previous experience in teaching is highly recommended.

To Apply:

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume no later than Friday, March 14, 2014 to Caroline Schreiber, Programs Manager, Encore Stage & Studio, PO Box 969, Arlington, VA 22216 or email to with the subject line “Technical Theatre Internship.”

Contact Information:

Kelsey Meiklejohn