Theatre Internship Opportunities

Olney Theatre Center

TECHNICAL INTERN: Olney Theatre Center – CARPENTRY – MD

Deadline: March 17, 11.

Assist the Technical Director and Set Designer in the creation and instillation of production sets – Handle run crew for most productions – Assist in facilitating theatre management when needed. – Onsite housing plus $125/week, shared use of company vehicle, gym membership, laundry on campus. There are two openings for this position.

Qualifications: Assist the Technical Director and Set Designer in the creation and instillation of production sets. Handle run crew for most productions. Assist in facilitating theatre management when needed.

How to Apply: Internship and apprenticeship applications are accepted year round but must be received 45 days before the starting date for consideration in current hiring cycles. Positions will be filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is identified. Receipt of application will be acknowledged. Please make sure that your application includes all of the following items. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 1) Personal Statement: This statement should be 500 words or less and include your career objectives and how you expect to achieve them; what you expect from an Olney internship; your academic credentials; your experience and/or education in theater; and the qualities you possess that recommend you as a candidate for an internship. Your personal statement should reveal information about yourself that may not be represented in your resume. 2) Resume 3) Three References 4) Dates of Availability (especially for Summer Interns) Please note: Olney is strongly committed to affirmative action throughout its Internship and 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 strongly encourages women and men who reflect the diversity of the Washington metropolitan area to apply. Web Site: http://www.olneytheatre.org

COSTUME INTERNS: Olney Theatre Center – MD

Deadline: March 17, 11.

Manage the creation, upkeep and maintenance of costumes for shows. Assist the Costume Shop Manager and Designers in realizing designs – Handle costume run crew for most productions – Onsite housing plus $125/week, shared use of company vehicle, gym membership, laundry on campus. There are two openings for this position.

Qualifications:  Manage the creation, upkeep and maintenance of costumes for shows. Assist the Costume Shop Manager and Designers in realizing designs. Handle costume run crew for most productions.

How to Apply: Internship and apprenticeship applications are accepted year round but must be received 45 days before the starting date for consideration in current hiring cycles. Positions will be filled as soon as an appropriate candidate is identified. Receipt of application will be acknowledged. Please make sure that your application includes all of the following items. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 1) Personal Statement This statement should be 500 words or less and include your career objectives and how you expect to achieve them; what you expect from an Olney internship; your academic credentials; your experience and/or education in theater; and the qualities you possess that recommend you as a candidate for an internship. Your personal statement should reveal information about yourself that may not be represented in your resume. 2) Resume 3) Three References 4) Dates of Availability (especially for Summer Interns) Please note: Olney is strongly committed to affirmative action throughout its Internship and 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 strongly encourages women and men who reflect the diversity of the Washington metropolitan area to apply. Web Site: http://www.olneytheatre.org

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