Internship Applications for our 2017 Season are Now Open!
Theatre Battery is now seeking applicants for the 2017 Summer Internship program! High School and Community College students in the South King County area are invited to apply by May 15th, 2017.
For the first time, Theatre Battery is excited to announce that we will be taking on a number of young theatre professionals to intern with us for the Summer of 2017. Our goal is to train young prospective theatre makers growing within the high school and community college programs of South King County so that they can go on to work professionally at Theatre Battery and other organizations, develop leadership, community engagement, customer service, artistic process, and construction skills, and provide a fulfilling summer experience building a new play at the professional level.
Our ideal applicants are High School and College students in the Puget Sound area, with special preference given to South King County students. The program is ideal for students interested to learn about theatre, event planning, and non-profit management. Individuals who have completed at least their sophomore year in high school are preferred, but exceptions can be made for outstanding applicants. No specific experience or GPA is required, but applicants should demonstrate maturity, work ethic, and professionalism through their written materials and interview.
Theatre Battery is committed to hiring and advancing people from diverse backgrounds, races, ethnicities, religions, national origins, gender identities and expressions, sexual orientations, socio-economic classes, and disabilities.
Available Assignments Include:
- Assistant Scenic/Props Design and Contruction
- Assistant Costume Design and Construction
- House and Box Office Management (with audience interaction and light performance)
- Sound / Light Board Operations
- Stage Run Crew and Backstage Management
- Assistant Directing
- Assistant Dramaturgy
Successiful applicants will be invited to begin pre-production work on June 1st, with rehearsal tasks starting June 27th and performance tasks starting on August 3rd. The production will close by September 3rd. Exact dates of work subject to availability.
To apply, email email@example.com with "Summer Internship" in the subject line, and attach a cover letter that discusses your interest in theatre, Theatre Battery, and the specific elements of production that you would like to work on. Select applicants will be invited to interview with the production team, either in person or over Skype. Feel free to email us with questions prior to applying -- we are happy to provide more information and consult with you.
Application Deadline: May 15th, 2017