Become an intern at Gulfshore Playhouse and be immersed in an intensive experience at a growing world-class professional theatre. The Gulfshore Playhouse internship program is an ideal program for recent graduates and post-grads looking to gain practical field experience, develop and refine skills, and work closely with theatre professionals. And, as an added bonus, you get to live just minutes from the beautiful white sand beaches of Naples!
About the Program
Gulfshore Playhouse is a growing professional theatre driven by values of artistic excellence, workplace candor, and integrity. We value every voice and recognize the important role each team member plays in bringing excellent theatrical and educational opportunities to our patrons and community. Interns are highly respected members of our team. This is a supportive, fast-paced, artistic community where we value creativity, dedication, and enthusiasm. On top of gaining valuable, practical skills in a specific field, interns have the opportunity to get inside the workings of a professional theatre, network with professionals and artists from the industry, pursue self-outlined goals, and experience departments outside their specific field.
The internship program is a full season contract beginning in September and ending in May (contract dates vary depending on the season). Interns receive a weekly stipend and fully furnished housing (including utilities, WiFi, and cable). Interns additionally receive complimentary tickets to every Gulfshore Playhouse production.
Candidates for the program will be prepared to enter a full-time, seasonal position beginning in September. Candidates must relocate to Naples, Florida for the period of the internship contract. The ideal candidate is ready to commit to full-time work hours.
How to Apply
Please submit the following to Emily Malmborg, Production Manager at email@example.com:
- Cover Letter
Assists all aspects of the production process, with a majority of time spent assisting the Wardrobe and Costume departments. Position will assist with quick changes, laundry, costume maintenance, and other wardrobe duties as needed for performances. Position also assists with run crew duties as needed. Should have strong background in wardrobe maintenance and costume repair. Position reports directly to the Wardrobe Supervisor. Housing is provided in addition to weekly stipend of $200.
Assists all aspects of the production process. Will be part of light hang and focus crews, run crew, scenic/paints/props build crews, load-in crew, and other departments as needed. Should have a well-rounded background in technical theatre and a willingness to help wherever needed. Housing is provided in addition to weekly stipend of $200.
Assists Equity Stage Management in rehearsals and throughout the performance run of productions. Works closely with Equity actors in an intimate rehearsal and stage environment. Intern positions also assist with other production and administrative departments as needed. Should have a strong background and interest in stage management or assistant stage management. Position reports directly to the Production Manager. Housing is provided in addition to a weekly stipend of $200.
Assists with the generation and distribution of marketing materials. Also works with administrative team to answer phone calls, sell tickets with OvationTix, and assist patrons at the Administrative Offices. Duties may also include assisting Front of House, Development, and Production departments. Strong customer service skills and marketing knowledge are encouraged. Housing is provided in addition to a weekly stipend of $200.