The REP is now accepting internship applications!
The REP is now accepting applications for Internships!
Internships are available in: Marketing & Development, Costuming, Scenic, Lighting, Props, Stage Management, and House Management.
Interns help maintain The REP’s presence as a leader in the industry.
The REP staff strives to create a comfortable atmosphere for growing and learning while you hone your professional skills and build your portfolio under our wing. Interns at The REP not only get a one-of-a-kind experience from a professional staff; they also have unique access to industry professionals from Disney, Universal, and other leading organizations through networking and career counseling workshops. Interns also benefit from complimentary tickets to REP productions during their stay. Housing is not provided. To apply for an internship, please email a cover letter and resume as a PDF to [email protected].
Marketing & Development Internship
The 2017 fall semester Marketing & Development internship has been filled.
The Marketing & Development Intern works in two of the most important departments at The REP. He or she will gain first-hand experience in all areas of marketing, public relations, graphic design, and development. During your tenure, you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in advertising, copywriting, creating press materials, graphic design, social media, online marketing, special events management, sponsorships management, fundraising, and much more. Applicants should have previous experience or have completed fundamental coursework in Marketing or Advertising/Public Relations. Knowledge of graphic design programs is a plus but is not required. This internship is based on a 10-15 hour workweek and is unpaid.
The Marketing & Development Internship is only available in the fall and is a semester-long commitment running from September through December.
Now accepting applications – The Costuming Internship is a construction-based and project-oriented experience that is essential to anyone building his or her portfolio or gaining real-world experience in a costume shop. Interns work side-by-side with the Costume Shop staff and Show Designers to construct each production. They are involved in all parts of the build process from deciphering designer’s renderings to building, pulling, and altering garments. Applicants should have basic sewing skills and the ability to read and follow a pattern. Advanced sewing skills, such as pattern drafting and draping are a plus but are not required. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are August through May.
Now accepting applications – The Scenic Internship provides a professional experience working in a theatrical scene shop. Each intern has the opportunity to experience and learn industry trades in the shop ranging from the more common woodworking techniques to more complicated metalworking and welding practices. Working closely with the Scene Shop staff, interns also gain other experience throughout the build process including loading-in, striking scenery, and basic rigging techniques. Applicants should have experience in theatrical carpentry, reading technical drawings, and should be comfortable working with power tools. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June through May.
Now accepting applications – The Lighting Internship provides practical application to anyone building his or her professional resume. While working side-by-side with the Lighting Department staff, the intern will serve as an electrician on all of The REP’s productions throughout the year. From hanging, circuiting, and focus calls to special effects and production paperwork, the intern will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of theatrical lighting, including joining the electrics run crew for certain productions. Applicants should have basic knowledge of theatrical lighting and electrics and be comfortable with heights. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June through May.
Now accepting applications – The Props Internship is a project-oriented experience essential to anyone building his or her portfolio or seeking professional experience. From paper crafts to foam sculpting, and woodworking to upholstery, interns work side-by-side with The REP’s Props Master to procure, build, finish, and maintain props and set dressing for each production. Applicants should have basic knowledge of carpentry, sewing, and painting, as well as a valid drivers license, and is comfortable working with power tools. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June through May.
Stage Management Internship
Now accepting applications – The Stage Management Internship provides a professional experience essential to anyone building his or her portfolio. Working side-by-side with The REP’s resident Stage Manager, you will become an integral part in supporting the production process as the Assistant Stage Manager. You will have the unique opportunity to work with The REPs award winning Youth Academy on the largest production of the year over the summer, as well as working on up to 4 different productions as part of The REP’s professional season. From production meetings to rehearsals, and from generating paperwork to managing actors and technicians, you will gain experience in all aspects of stage management. Applicants should have previous stage management experience from an academic environment and are comfortable working with children. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June through May.
House Management Internship
A House Management Intern will gain valuable, real-world experience while working in the Front of House Department for a professional theatre. Working side-by-side with the House Manager, the intern will be exposed to leadership opportunities with REP volunteers, and will assist with ticketing, seating, and the overall concession stand operations including merchandising and sales. House Management Interns will work in a fast paced environment managing ticket pick-up, training and leading volunteers, and communicating with Stage Management to produce professional theatre performances. Customer service skills will be enhanced through the knowledge of selling and distributing tickets with the Patron Manager software used by many non-profit theatre groups for ticketing and fundraising needs. This internship is based on a 15-20 hour work week and is unpaid. The ideal candidate will have excellent customer service skills, multi-tasking skills, and an interest in the theatre or working with children. House Management Interns should be available to work Saturdays and Sundays.
This internship is only available during the fall and spring. Fall internship dates are from September through December. Spring internships are from January to May.