Apprentice Program Directing Intern: Summer 2019- 2 positions available
The Apprentice Showcase Directing Intern works closely with one of two Apprentice Showcase Directors, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Bryn Boice, and All’s Well That Ends Well, directed by Adam Sanders, for the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Apprentice Program.
The Assistant Director will:
- Assist with scheduling and attend rehearsals, artistic meetings, design meetings and performances
- Assist on some educational aspects of the production
- Attend production meetings
- Will run some rehearsals with director support
This opportunity is ideal for young directors with some experience in directing small productions and scenes, but are looking for a mentorship that addresses the unique challenges of directing Shakespeare and classical text.
This is an unpaid internship. Rehearsals will take place during the day at Babson College in Wellesley, MA starting June 12 with performances tentatively scheduled for July 24 – 28.
The schedule can be flexible based on the needs of the director. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Apprentice Directing Intern” by April 2019; however, hire will be made as soon as suitable candidate is found. Please apply ASAP for priority consideration. No phone calls please.
How To Apply:
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with the subject “Apprentice Directing Intern” by April 2019; however, hire will be made as soon as suitable candidate is found. Please apply ASAP for priority consideration. No phone calls pleas
March 01, 2019
About this Organization:
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), best known for its annual free
performances on the Boston Common, is a non-profit organization founded in
1996, dedicated to the core values of artistic excellence, accessibility, and
education. CSC’s Free Shakespeare on the Common has served over one million
audience members over its 23-year history, and has become a beloved summer
tradition enjoyed by nearly 75,000 people annually.
In 2013, CSC became the Theatre-in-Residence at Babson College in
Wellesley, Massachusetts. In addition to the annual Boston Common production,
CSC presents several plays and staged readings at both the Sorenson Center for
the Arts at Babson and at various venues throughout Boston, including Theatre
in the Rough, Shakespeare & the Law, and Shakespeare & Leadership. CSC
fulfills its educational mission with actor-training programs for
pre-professional and professional actors through the summer Apprentice program
and CSC2. To learn more about these programs, visit www.commshakes.org.