Internship Opportunity 2019: TheatreSquared

Looking for a summer internship? This might be the opportunity for you!

TheatreSquared is one of the nation’s fastest-growing theatre companies, with a reputation for producing work of the highest standard and, as a playwright-led company, for cultivating the development of new plays for the American stage. The company’s new, 50,000 square-foot, two-venue facility is currently under construction and scheduled for completion in 2019 (ournextstage.org).

Located in progressive downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas (Top Five Best Places to Live in the U.S., 2017 U.S. News & World Report), the theatre is at the hub of a region that recently surpassed the half-million population mark and is consistently ranked top in the nation for its mix of an affordable cost of living and high quality of life.

TheatreSquared’s professional internships are designed for university students and early-career professionals. Apprentices and interns work under the direction of artistic staff and guest artists, receiving in-depth practical training and hands-on work experience at a professional theatre as well as making connections with respected artists and members of the field.

All positions are hands-on, with each student having real responsibilities within their focus area. Students will receive a small stipend to offset incidental expenses, and will also have the opportunity to receive college credit.

Interested candidates should apply by completing the application form and submitting a cover letter to morgan@theatre2.org at which time an interview or a portfolio review may be scheduled.

AVAILABLE INTERNSHIPS

DESIGN (Lighting / Sound / Properties / Scenic / Costume):
Duties: Help create and execute the design for the Arkansas New Play Fest workshop production as assistant to the designer. Assist during production meetings, first rehearsal, technical rehearsals, load-in and strike. Work as a lead designer, executor and teaching artist for the TheatreSquared Education Programs – The Summer Shakespeare Academy production and SummerStage.

STAGE MANAGEMENT:
Duties: Work with the team of Stage Managers to execute the Summer Programming, including assisting with the pre-production, rehearsal process, tech and running of the workshop production and staged readings of the Arkansas New Play Fest and the TheatreSquared Education Programs – The Summer Shakespeare Academy production and SummerStage. Responsibilities include assisting the AEA Stage Manager in all components of stage management, including setting up and maintaining the rehearsal hall, maintaining an environment conducive to the artistic needs of the production, creating the paperwork necessary for running the production, and running the “deck” on assigned productions.

COMPANY MANAGEMENT/PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT:
Duties: Work with the team of Company Managers and Production Managers to provide the highest level of hospitality to our artists, collaborators, and staff. Specific responsibilities will include coordination of housing and transportation for artists in residence; gathering information on local resources to provide to artists and staff; coordination of staff parties and events; observe and participate in all aspects of production management and the planning of the 2018/19 season. Valid driver’s license required.

DEVELOPMENT:
Duties: Work with the Development team on fundraising, including individual, corporate, foundation, government, and capital giving, as well as provide experience in grant writing, gift processing, donor events, the annual gala, and mail campaigns. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: planning, coordination, and execution of special events and parties under the guidance of the Director of Development.

MARKETING:
Duties: Work with the Marketing team on all facets of branding, publicity, promotion, and direct-mail marketing essential to the ticket sales of TheatreSquared, assist with digital media efforts, specifically our Arkansas New Play Fest, the TheatreSquared Education Programs – The Summer Shakespeare Academy production and SummerStage and the launch of the 2018/19 season.

LITERARY MANAGEMENT/DRAMATURGY:
Duties: Assist the Artistic Director and the individual directors of the Arkansas New Play Fest, to support the process of new play development, analyzing scripts, maintaining correspondence with agents and writers, assisting with play readings, writing/developing content for performance programs or study guides, and conducting production-specific research.

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Job Announcement: Artist-In-Residence Summer 2018

ARIEL THEATRICAL is a musical theatre production company whose mission is to help young people learn to live principle-centered lives while participating in musical theatre classes and productions. We teach, model and encourage Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence, and Leadership (A-R-I-E-L) in all aspects of our programs and operations. Young people are given unique opportunities to learn the importance of practicing these key principles while creating, performing, and sharing experiences that will impact them for a lifetime.

ARIEL is located in the vibrant City Center of Salinas, California. Our season consists of 10 productions annually. In addition, we provide programs that are woven into our yearly schedule including summer day-camps, off-site after-school theatre programs, day-time home school classes, and a partnership with Special Kids Crusade (a local non-profit) through which developmentally disabled children and young adults participate in a mentor-supported musical production. All of ARIEL’s programs are performance based. Instruction in acting, singing and dancing is integrated into the rehearsal process.

ARIEL is seeking an Artist-In-Residence who will work closely with the Artistic Director in implementing established programs. The candidate will focus on helping young people learn skills, develop character, and cooperate with other cast members while bringing all elements together for public performances with high production value. The candidate will work with the Artistic Director to make decisions about staging, costuming, and design. This is a position with long-term growth potential.

Candidates must have a sound understanding of the theatre process and the ability to direct and teach children (ages 5-18). The candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills, a high standard of integrity, an exceptional work ethic and attention to detail. The ability to take initiative, show leadership and embrace the ARIEL mission in every aspect of their work is imperative. A bachelor’s degree in theatre or theatre education with teaching experience is preferred but not required.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Vacation time and paid holidays are included. Please send cover letter and resume, including names and phone numbers of three references, to ariel@arieltheatrical.org. Candidates under consideration will submit to a criminal background check administered by an independent company per ARIEL policy.

Mission: ARIEL Theatrical is committed to helping young people learn to lead principle-centered lives.

Vision: To enable our participants to embrace and practice values and principles that will help them to make the world a better place.

Principles: Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Excellence, Leadership

ARIEL Theatrical Code of Conduct:

I have chosen to be a part of an ARIEL program. I will bring positive energy and enthusiasm with me and be ready to learn.

 I will respect myself for having made this commitment. I will respect others in this program for doing the same. I will respect parent volunteers, staff members, and other adults who are working so that I may have this experience. I will respect the building in which we meet and the property and beliefs of others.

I apply ARIEL’s values by conducting myself with courtesy and self-discipline, refraining from coarse or profane language, and following ARIEL’s dress code. If a conflict should arise, I will be part of the solution rather than the problem.

Paid Internship: Popcorn Media – Theater Education/Acting Summer 2018

POPCORN MEDIA is looking for a couple of dynamic theater acting teacher/directors to work alongside our professional (BYU alumni) crew at our annual acting summer camps throughout the U.S.  Responsibilities will include teaching basic acting skills, blocking several scenes, and preparing a group of 15 elementary age students. Musical theater skills are a plus but not required. May also include paid travel to other exciting U.S. cities! Pay range is $15-$18/hr, plus travel expenses. A great opportunity to work with a company who has experience in television, movies, theater, and theme parks. To apply, email a resume to steve@popornmedia.net.

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Apprenticeships: Olney Theatre 2018

HOW TO APPLY

Please email apprenticeships@olneytheatre.org with a cover letter, resume and three references. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018.

Please note: Olney Theatre Center is strongly committed to affirmative action throughout its Apprentice programs. In particular, the company recognizes a critical need to offer training opportunities to minority students and aspiring professionals who wish to enter the field of theater arts. As part of this commitment, Olney Theatre Center strongly encourages people of all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

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More information here: olneytheatre.org/apprentices

Apply now! Email resume and cover letter to apprenticeships@olneytheatre.org.

INTERNSHIP: Berkshire Theatre Group 2018

Berkshire Theatre Group holds a Training Institute every year in the form of internships for all aspects of the theatre: performance, design, directing, production, and administration. To access these internships and their application dates, click here and scroll down or follow the link to the Education homepage of their website. More information about each internship opportunity is available in the Education drop down tab in the right hand corner of the webpage.

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