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Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a dynamic, creative, and passionate individual to serve as Artistic Associate. Reporting to the Producing Artistic Director, the Artistic Associate will take on a vital role as part of the organization’s artistic team.

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.

 

Status: Full time, year-round position. Requires relocation to Naples, Florida.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Directing at least one professional mainstage show per season, with the possibility of directing developmental workshops and education productions. 
  • Working closely with the Producing Artistic Director to maintain artistic integrity of all productions on stage. This individual will be required to cultivate a deep understanding of Gulfshore Playhouse’s aesthetic and audience, and a strong desire to uphold the Artistic Director’s vision and standards. This entails attending rehearsals and technical rehearsals as needed. 
  • Working in conjunction with the artistic team on season selection. The Artistic Associate will read and evaluate plays, take part in weekly Artistic meetings, and help plan the long-term artistic programming of the organization.
  • Managing, producing, and creating “product” for events, benefits, etc. as needed. This includes, for example, taking creative lead with the performance element at our Annual Gala.

These responsibilities are the starting point for this position. Gulfshore Playhouse is seeking a truly passionate candidate who is interested in making Gulfshore Playhouse their artistic home and growing with the organization. While these responsibilities meet the needs of the theatre, the Artistic Associate’s personality, strengths, and interests will help shape the role, which has room for advancement.

Skills & Experience

  • Professional directing experience, particularly experience working with professional actors;
  • A working knowledge of theatrical productions;
  • A high level of attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience from the producer’s side of the table is a plus;
  • Performing and writing experience is a plus, but not necessary.

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter to Audrey Zielenbach at [email protected]

Please note that due to a high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each applicant individually. We will be in touch if we are interested in scheduling an interview.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Capital Campaign Coordinator. The successful candidate will provide administrative and project management assistance to properly execute the duties and tasks related to the history-making Next Stage Capital Campaign.

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. 

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $59M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space. 

Reporting directly to the organization’s Chief Advancement Officer the position’s duties include but aren’t limited to: 

  • Document pipeline and task assignments, track prospects and maintain timelines;
  • Research and identify corporate, foundation and individual prospects;
  • Schedule meetings, prepare talking points, assemble presentations and full meeting prep for Board members, campaign volunteers and staff;
  • Acknowledge all campaign gifts and pledges and prepare pledge payment reminders and pledge agreements;
  • Write campaign correspondence including solicitation proposals, meeting requests, email updates and meeting follow up;
  • Maintain master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign committee on track;
  • Organize and monitor volunteer assignments and follow-up, and assisting in all aspects of volunteer-led events;
  • Lead the planning efforts of all Capital Campaign events in conjunction with the organization’s Annual Giving and Events Manager;
  • Prepare agendas and materials for Campaign Committee Meetings;
  • Document and distribute meeting minutes and tasks and assignments;
  • Communicate with key committee and board members;
  • Follow up to ensure completion of Committee and Board action items;
  • Follow up with pledge commitments and past due pledges;
  • Prepare and update dashboards to show progress of campaign;
  • Work with Development team to ensure that gifts are acknowledged with appropriate recognition and appreciation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college;
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in administrative support for a non-profit organization;
  • One year or more experience using a development database, preferably Raiser’s Edge;
  • Familiarity with online research tools, preferably i-Wave;
  • Ability to function independently and in collaboration with staff, Board and Campaign volunteers;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to be self-directed;
  • Advanced skill level in Microsoft Office Suite.

The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless, rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure. Employee will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances, special events, and meetings that may happen outside normal hours. 

 

Position offers competitive salary and benefits. Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply. Please direct resumes to Kimberly Dye, Chief Advancement Office, [email protected]

 

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE SEEKS Marketing Manager

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Marketing Manager. 

 

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. 

 

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $59M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space. 

 

Status: Full-time, year-round position

Start Date: July 1, 2021


Representative Duties:

A critical member of the marketing and development team, reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, this individual will lead all existing marketing programs, while also leading the execution of new initiatives aligned with the theatre’s goals. The ideal candidate will have prior experience with a wide range of marketing functions, including communications, design, branding, digital marketing, and social media. The marketing manager must be an organized multitasker able to handle many diverse projects at once and meet tight deadlines.

Responsibilities 

 

Lead department initiatives, including handling logistics for marketing campaigns, show promotion efforts, events and strategic partnerships;

 

Develop copy and implement marketing campaigns via social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (i.e. posts, sponsored ads, event pages);

 

Manage oversight of the company website, including regular updates, content creation and analytics tracking; 

 

Collaborate with graphic designer to support the coordination, design, and production for all print and digital collateral;

 

Assume leadership for on-going marketing and advertising campaigns and plans, while ensuring that every initiative is aimed at increasing brand awareness;

 

Lead creation and implementation of marketing communications efforts, including eblasts, newsletters and blog posts; 

 

Collaborate with the Development team to produce marketing communications materials; 

 

Work with outside agencies to support public relations, marketing, branding and advertising efforts, including participating in weekly calls and contributing ideas and recommendations to optimize marketing strategies. 

 

Skills and Qualifications 

  • Impeccable interpersonal and communication skills both in writing and verbally 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Products
  • 2-4 years of experience in marketing, communications, advertising or public relations setting 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications
  • Graphic design experience, preferred

 

The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  The Marketing Manager will be expected to work extended hours when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at Opening Nights and some show performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply. Please direct resumes to Kimberly Dye, Chief Advancement Office, [email protected]

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE seeks Development Assistant

 

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Development Assistant. 

 

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. 

 

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $59M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space. 

 

Status: Full-time, year-round position

Start Date: July 1, 2021

 

Development Assistant
Representative Duties:

Provide administrative support to the Chief Advancement Officer and the Development Team. 

  1. Take minutes at all development meetings including development team meetings, development and marketing committee meetings; 
  2. Assist in the creation of all acknowledgements and other direct mail pieces, with the support of the Annual Giving and Events Manager and Development Intern;
  3. Assist in the preparation of all materials for development meetings;
  4. Utilize Raiser’s Edge to enter updates about donors as necessary, working in conjunction with development team;
  5. Research donors and patrons utilizing the online research system iWave;
  6. Track campaign gifts, stewardship meetings, donor engagement activities;
  7. Serve as concierge ticket contact for all annual donors who give in excess of $5,000 annually.

 

Assist in the administrative aspects of annual events, supporting the Annual Giving and Events Manager.   Events to include: 

  1. Major Events: Annual Gala, Annual Rising Stars Education Luncheon and other fund raising events
  2. Donor Events: Donor Appreciation Luncheon, Opening Night Celebrations, Group Sales Receptions (assisting Front of House team that plans these), Season Kick-Off and Season Announcement events, other cultivation and stewardship events. 
    1. Create and manage the timeline, program and task list for all events; 
    2. Prepare all minutes for event-oriented team meetings;
    3. Organize and manage the invitation, registration and attendee check-in processes of each event; 
    4. Reach out to patrons and friends of Gulfshore Playhouse to drive attendance to events (as appropriate and necessary); 
    5. Manage budgets, ensure adherence, and report on the progress of each event; 
    6. Create suggestions to enhance the success of each event;
    7. Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers; 
    8. Prepare invoices and check requests as needed; Manage staff and volunteer involvement at events – providing continuous communication to the team leading up to and throughout each event; 

 

Ensure excellent customer service and quality delivery through all duties. 

 

The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure.  The Marketing Manager will be expected to work extended hours when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at Opening Nights and some show performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

 

Salary:  This is an entry level position with starting pay at $600/week plus benefits. 

 

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply. Please direct resumes to Kimberly Dye, Chief Advancement Office, [email protected]

 

 

About Gulfshore Playhouse:

Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

 

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $55M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space.  The project is currently in the construction document phase.

 

Scenic Artist Seasonal Position

Scenic Artist Expectations:

  1. Primary Responsibilities: Prepping and painting the scenery. As well as cleaning, maintaining, and organizing the paint shop.
  2. Reports directly to Scenic Charge Artist.
  3. In close collaboration with Scenic Charge Artist, and on a day to day basis, conducts the following:
  • Discuss execution of paint treatments per paint elevations
  • Discuss paint schedule expectations
  • Preparing and applying paint treatment
  1. Assisting in the sampling of techniques and preparing appropriate paperwork on a per-show basis.
  2. Prepping and painting of all scenery elements; including understanding all elevations, mixing recipes, joint compound application and sanding, foam carving, and application techniques. 
  3. Maintaining a safe, healthy clean work/shop environment. Including disinfection of all tools and heavily touched surfaces every friday. 
  4. Maintaining the shop space and tools.
  5. Assisting in leading paint projects with staff members, interns, and volunteers on a per-show basis.
  6. Completing projects in a timely manner.
  7. Assisting in preparing the load in kit and touch-up kit. 
  8. Assisting in the movement of set pieces when they are in the paint shop.
  9. Assisting Huff truck move on a per-show basis.
  10. During load-in and tech week, assisting in overnight calls on all productions.
  11. During overnight calls leading the execution of paint notes in the Charge Artist’s absence.
  12. Maintaining and repairing paint treatments on all productions.
  13. Being able and available to repair treatments on weekends when Artist is on call. 
  14. Attending strike on a per-show basis.
  15. Review, update and maintain shop inventories. 
  16. Assisting the Scenic Charge in leading and training interns.
  17. Performing shop clean up at the end of each work day.
  18. Providing assistance in other departments on a per-show basis.
  19. Adhering to company guidelines as they pertain to Covid-19 precautions. 
  20. Render such other services as may reasonably be required by the production and as are customarily furnished by a Scenic Artist at a first-class professional theatrical organization in the United States.

 

Overhire Expectations:

  1. Primary responsibility: Assist the paint team (Scenic Charge Artist and Scenic Artist) in the prepping and painting of set pieces.
  2. Report directly to the Scenic Charge.
  3. Expected to work overnights.
  4. Help maintain cleanliness of tools and work space.  
  5. Completing projects in a timely manner.
  6. Capable of lifting up to 50lbs.
  7. Able to lift heavy scenery and heavy ladders
  8. Understanding of paint techniques is a plus. 
  9. Perform other related work as required.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is
seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Marketing Intern.
Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from
venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The
Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which
exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are
regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris
Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle
of a $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring
two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.
Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 – May 22, 2022
Representative Duties:
Job duties include but are not limited to:

 Maintaining all organizational social media channels with multiple updates daily.
 Participating in all organizational marketing initiatives including involvement with
advertising and promotion of theatrical performances and events, boosting ticket
sales, and distribution of rack cards to local businesses and partners
 Participating in all high-level meetings (internal staff, marketing committee, meetings
with PR and branding firms) and compose minutes
 Possessing the ability to work on the fly, multi-task at the highest level possible,
maintain confidentiality, demonstrate flexibility, accept regular feedback on work and
performance, and be change-oriented and open to constant adaptation of duties and
activities
The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless,
rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent
with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and
organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-
under-pressure. Interns will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary
to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances,
special events, and meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate would possess:
 One to two years of experience in the field (including at the college level)
 Classwork or experience in marketing, communications, public relations
 Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

 Knowledge of WordPress, OvationTix and Raiser’s Edge appreciated but not required
Benefits:
Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is
included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and
fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $200/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff;
we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to
apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Kimberly Dye, Chief Advancement Officer, at
[email protected] to apply.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is
seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Development Intern.
Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from
venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The
Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which
exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are
regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris
Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle
of a $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring
two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.
Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 – May 22, 2022
Representative Duties:
Job duties include but are not limited to:

 Assisting the Chief Advancement Officer with all administrative aspects related to
development (fundraising) and marketing including letters, mailings, data entry,
recordkeeping, calendar scheduling, and email communications
 Assisting the Annual Giving and Events Manager with all aspects of planning and
delivering in-person and possible virtual events including opening night celebrations,
recognition events and our annual Gala
 Participating in all high-level meetings (internal staff, development committee, Capital
Campaign Committee) and compose minutes
 Communicating with donors and patrons regarding their donations and ticket
purchases
 High level of customer service work
 Possessing the ability to work on the fly, multi-task at the highest level possible,
maintain confidentiality, demonstrate flexibility, accept regular feedback on work and
performance, and be change-oriented and open to constant adaptation of duties and
activities
The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless,
rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent
with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and
organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-
under-pressure. Interns will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary
to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances,
special events, and meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess:
 One to two years of experience in the field (including at the college level)
 Classwork or experience in development, marketing, communications, public relations
 Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills
 Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
 Knowledge of WordPress, OvationTix and Raiser’s Edge appreciated but not required
Benefits:
Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is
included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and
fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $200/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff;
we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to
apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Kimberly Dye, Chief Advancement Officer, at
[email protected] to apply.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is
seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Wardrobe Intern.
Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from
venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The
Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which
exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are
regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris
Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle
of a $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring
two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.
Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 – May 22, 2022
Representative Duties:
Job Duties include but are not limited to:

 Assisting with getting actors into costumes
 Checking in and checking out of costumes
 Loading in costumes and setting up dressing rooms
 Assisting with running show backstage
 Assisting with quick changes
 Care and cleaning of costumes, including minor repairs
 Assisting with wig maintenance
 Occasionally assisting costume shop
 Maintaining a clean and orderly environment
 Assisting with scene changes during performances
 Providing support for special events and other departments as needed

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is a friendly and organized person who is ready to learn and grow at a
regional theater. They would have experience working backstage and would have intermediate
stitching skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-
under-pressure. Interns will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary
to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances,
special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Benefits:
Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is
included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and
fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $200/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff;
we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to
apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Lindsay Cook, Production Manager, at
[email protected] to apply.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is
seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Carpentry Intern.
Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from
venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The
Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which
exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are
regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris
Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle
of a $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring
two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.
Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 – May 22, 2022
Representative Duties:
Job duties include but are not limited to:
 Assisting the Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director, and Master Carpenter in
the build, load-in, strike, and general upkeep of each production
 Maintaining excellent communication with Technical Director, Assistant Technical
Director, and Master Carpenter about the status of daily tasks
 Following through with completion of daily notes as assigned by Technical Director
 Assisting in other departments, including but not limited to lighting, sound, paints,
props, and costumes
 Adhering to all safety protocols at all times
 Providing support for special events
 Any other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless,
rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent
with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and
organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-
under-pressure.  Interns will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary
to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances,
special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate would possess:
 One to two years of experience in the field (including at the college level)
 Classwork or experience in carpentry
 Experience in lighting, paints, or props a plus but not required

Benefits:
Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is
included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and
fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $200/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff;
we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to
apply.
Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Lindsay Cook, Production Manager, at
[email protected] to apply.

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is
seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Costume Intern.
Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from
venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The
Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which
exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are
regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.
Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris
Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle
of a $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring
two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.
Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 – May 22, 2022
Representative Duties:
Job duties include but are not limited to:

 Assisting with building costumes and alterations
 Assisting in fittings
 Assisting designers with pulling of costumes
 Restocking costume pieces
 Providing support for special events and other departments as needed

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented and friendly person who is ready to learn and grow at a
regional theater. They would have experience working in a costume shop and should have
intermediate sewing skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and
grace-under-pressure. Interns will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when
necessary to meet goals. Some weekend and evening hours are required including attendance
at performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Benefits:
Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is
included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and
fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $200/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff;
we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to
apply.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Lindsay Cook, Production Manager, at
[email protected] to apply.