- 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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Technical Theatre Internship.”