Gloucester Stage Company

267 East Main St.
Gloucester, MA 01930
www.gloucesterstage.com

Date Posted:
January 08, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Intern

Theater Stage Management Apprenticeship

Description:

Gloucester Stage is seeking eight young theater professionals interested in creative ownership, furthering their education, networking, and real world experience with the added support of residence and stipend support. Designed to be an optimal experience for recent college graduates, we build a strong ensemble in which every member has a voice and plays a role.


We accept interns in the following disciplines:

  • Directing

  • Youth Education

  • Stage Management (3 Positions Available)

  • Production Management

  • Scenic & Technical

  • Marketing & Development


Stage Management Position:

  • Work in direct conjunction with the Production Manager and assists various Equity Stage Managers throughout the season.
  • Serve as Assistant Stage Manager on select productions and be present and active in rehearsals and running performances.
  • Additional duties may include procuring props, setting up rehearsals, assisting with wardrobe, or lead a run crew.
  • The ideal candidates will have stage management experience, a positive attitude, and strong work ethic.
  • Eligible for Equity Membership Candidacy points.
  • Reports directly to the Production Manager
  • *Availability to shift apprenticeship earlier in May and end before Fall Semester begins in August for applicants completing their junior year of college*


More full job description for each of the positions listed above or to begin your application visit: http://gloucesterstage.com/apprenticeships/


What you can expect:

  • Weekly stipend of $100

  • Free Shared housing

  • Weekly box office hours

  • Weekly house management assignments

  • Complete immersion into the theater’s infrastructure

  • A rigorous schedule

  • Work alongside established theater professionals

  • Opportunity to work on Equity productions

  • EMC points where available

  • A full-time, highly collaborative program

Qualifications:
  • All applicants must be graduating / have graduated from a four-year college/university program. An emphasis in theater study is preferred. Willing to review applicants with special circumstances on a case by case basis.

    • Students finishing their Junior year and returning to classes in the Fall can adjust their internship to earlier in May and ending in August. This option is only available for Stage Management and Scenic/Technical Apprenticeships.
  • Must be positive, collaborative, hardworking, flexible theater makers with a deep passion for the work.

  • Weekend and evening availability is a must - this is a full-time program, you will not be able to work another job.

  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Word and Excel, and ready to learn.

  • Must have own transportation.

How To Apply:

More information and to begin your application visit: http://gloucesterstage.com/apprenticeships/


Application and all required materials are listed for each apprenticeship online. Frequently asked questions and contact email are available online if you have further questions.

Apply by:
March 15, 2019
Salary:
$100/week stipend + housing
About this Organization:

Gloucester Stage Company is Cape Ann’s premiere professional theater company nestled on the shore, and part of the greater Boston theater community. The intimate performance venue has provided the perfect setting for premiering new works and rousing classics over the past 39 seasons. Since its founding, Gloucester Stage, under contract with Actors Equity Association, has been a place where dedicated artists create theater that matters at the highest level of professional achievement.


Gloucester Stage Company is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. Gloucester Stage Company remains committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all of our volunteers, artists, and staff. We are proud adopters of the The Chicago Theatre Standards, and part of the #notinourhouse movement.