Chester Theatre Company

PO Box 722
Chester, MA 01011
www.chestertheatre.org
info@chestertheatre.org

Date Posted:
January 21, 2019

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Production/Design

Type:
Intern

Production Internships

Description:

1 Production Interns is hired in each of three areas, though individuals can expect to perform tasks and work across different disciplines:


· Electrics

o Assist the Master Electrician on hang and focus of lighting

o Assist with set up and maintenance of the sound system

o Run lights and/or sound for each production

o Assist with load in, change over, and strike as needed across areas

· Carpentry and Props

o Assist the Master Carpenter with scenic installations and change overs (sets are constructed by an offsite scene shop)

o Assist the Master Carpenter with props creation, maintenance, and acquisition

o Act as run crew backstage or board operator for each production

· Props and Wardrobe

o Assist the Master Carpenter with props creation, maintenance, and borrowing

o Assist costume designers in the fitting process and work with assistant stage managers on maintaining rehearsal pieces

o Perform daily wardrobe maintenance tasks during the performance periods

o Assist with load in, change over, and strike as needed across areas


· All production interns will work on load in, change overs, and strikes for all shows

· Interns may be asked to assist with other production or administrative tasks as needed.


Dates: Props/Wardrobe Position: Sunday May 26, 2019 - Friday August 23, 2019

Carpentry and Electrics Positions: Sunday June 8, 2019 - Friday August 23, 2019

Qualifications:
Working towards a collegate degree in technical theatre
How To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume including 2 professional or academic references to:

info@chestertheatre.org

Please include in your application if you have any scheduling conflicts and if you anticipate having a vehicle during your time in Chester.

Apply by:
March 01, 2019
Salary:
Stipend + Housing
About this Organization:

Chester Theatre Company, is a professional theatre company located in the foothills of the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts. CTC produces 4-5 plays each summer and fall, performed by actors, directors and designers from across the country.  In its 25 seasons, CTC has earned a reputation for producing the best in contemporary theatre,  consistently winning top honors with area critics. CTC productions have gone on to Off Broadway engagements and regional, national, and international tours.