Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

Babson College, Sorenson Center, 231 Forest Street
Babson Park, MA 02457
http://www.commshakes.org
info@commshakes.org

Date Posted:
February 20, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Artistic/Programming

Type:
Intern

Apprentice Program Directing Intern: Summer 2019- 2 positions available

Description:

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 employment@commshakes.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.

Qualifications:
See above
How To Apply:
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to employment@commshakes.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 pleas
Apply by:
March 01, 2019
Salary:
unpaid internship
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.