Internships at the Seattle Children’s Theatre — paid! —

14 Nov

There is a whole slew of internships available this summer at the Seattle Children’s Theatre down at the Seattle Center (by the Space Needle). Accessible by bus, paid, not to mention getting paid to do something you might love– playing backstage or promoting theatre to all ages.

I used to attend the Seattle Children’s Theatre when I was younger, regularly. I even took acting and playwright classes. I cannot recommend this Theatre any more highly than by saying it shaped my childhood and proved one of the most pivotal markers of my early interest in literature and drama.

All internships have:

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
BA preferred (minimum of two years of college required) with a background in theatre and education.

STIPEND
$100 – $150 per full-time week(note: technical intern not unpaid)

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 27, 2009

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EDUCATION INTERNS

Each summer, 15 Education Interns provide teaching assistance and administrative support to instructors teaching a wide variety of theatre classes and performance programs to students ages 3½ to 21. These internships are ideal for those with an interest in arts education.

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ADMINISTRATIVE INTERN

Responsibilities include customer service and communication, schedule and database management, and general program support. The Administrative Intern will also provide teaching assistance and administrative support to instructors. This internship is ideal for those with an interest in production or business management for the arts.

For a detailed packet of information on Education or Administrative Internships, please email dramaschool@sct.org.

DATES/TIMES
Summer 2009
Mid-June – Late August

SEND:
Cover letter, resume, and contact information, including email address for three references, by MAIL ONLY, to:

Ellie McKay
Education Program Manager
Seattle Children’s Theatre
201 Thomas St
Seattle, WA 98109-4535

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STAGE MANAGEMENT INTERNS
We hire 2 stage management interns who are responsible for technical rehearsals and calling the shows.

Dates
Mid-July to the end of August

Send
Cover letter, resume, and contact information, including email addresses for three references, by MAIL ONLY, to:

Sarah Mixson
Summer Season Production Stage Manager
Seattle Children’s Theatre
201 Thomas St
Seattle WA, 98109-4535

Other paid production internships are also available. Email sarahm@sct.org for more information.

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TECHNICAL ASSISTANT INTERNSHIP

Assistants are trained to run shows and perform basic stage maintenance by a professional union crew mentor. Positions are available in stage carpentry, sound, lights, costumes, or props.

Dates
Mid-July to the end of August

Educational Requirements
High school or college age students
Previous backstage experience is required

Stipend
These are unpaid positions

For further information about a specific program, please mail sarahm@sct.org for more information.

Send
Cover letter, resume (costuming applicants please include a description of sewing proficiency), and contact information, including email addresses for three references, by MAIL ONLY, to:

Sarah Mixson
Summer Season Production Stage Manager
Seattle Children’s Theatre
201 Thomas St
Seattle WA, 98109-4535

Application deadline
February 27, 2009

PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING INTERN
This intern facilitates a PR and Marketing campaign for the SCT Drama School to promote their Summer Season productions, which run the end of July through the end of August, and feature performances from 4th – 12th grade students.

Dates
Mid-June through the end of August
This position includes 25 to 30 hours of work a week, with flexible hours.

Send
Cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to:

Jim Jewell
Seattle Children’s Theatre
201 Thomas St
Seattle, WA 98109
or email jimj@sct.org

Application deadline
February 27, 2009

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One Response to “Internships at the Seattle Children’s Theatre — paid! —”

  1. Real Live Theater November 15, 2008 at 11:07 pm #

    It is good to know that theater is alive and well in Seattle. It looks like you are doig a great job wiith your programs. Keep up the great posts – every bit helps to keep live theater alive. Cheers and keep breaking legs!

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