Gloucester Stage Company

267 East Main St.
Gloucester, MA 01930

Date Posted:
January 08, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Theatre Youth Education Apprenticeship

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

Youth Education Position:

  • Teaches theater education programs alongside our Education Director for students ages 6 to 18.
  • Helps plan youth specific programming such as the Youth Playwrights Workshop and promotional performances around town.
  • Coordinate class information with parents and students.
  • Implement planning for PlayTime Stories, an interactive performance program for pre-school aged children.
  • Work with Marketing Director to publicize and promote the youth program.
  • Support the Youth holiday production.
  • Reports directly to the Education Director.
  • *This apprenticeship is an extra month long – finishing on December 15th of 2019*

More full job description for each of the positions listed above or to begin your application visit:

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
  • 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:

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
$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.