The Hanover Theatre

2 Southbridge St.
Worcester, MA 01608

Date Posted:
January 28, 2019

Central Massachusetts



Acting Assistant for Teen Youth Summer Program (Ages 13-18)


Each summer, The Hanover Theatre runs Youth Summer Programs for students ages 6-18.Our teen program, now in its 11th year, offers students, ages 13-18, daily morning classes focusing on music, drama and dance as well as afternoon rehearsals for a final production. Two sessions will be offered. Students will present three performances of a full-scale Broadway musical at the end of each session.


•Active involvement with children, ages 13-18

•Assisting with acting lessons

•Developing acting lessons

•Recording blocking, notes, etc.

•Assisting backstage during the production

•Collaborating with the director on various aspects of the production

•Possible scenic or prop construction

•General help with the day to day activities of the Youth Summer Program



-Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4pm* (and weekend performances)

-Teen Session 1: July 8th – July 27th

-Teen Session 2: July 29th – August 17th

     - Performances: July 26 at 7pm & 27th at 2pm & 7pm, 

       August 16 at 7pm & 17 at 2pm & 7pm

     - Strike: Sunday August 18th following the final performance.

*Additional hours will be required during tech week


•Must be pursuing a degree in the performing arts, or related field

•Strong interest in performing arts and arts education, specifically with high school aged children

•Previous experience and training in acting

•Excellent communication skills (comfortable with public speaking)

•Proven self-starter and desire to take initiative

•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities

•Confident personality with the motivation to achieve results

•Strong attention to detail

•Punctual and dependable

•Reliable Transportation (parking will be provided)

•Must be 19+

How To Apply:

To apply for this internship, please email a cover letter and resume to:

Meghan Montaner 

Director of Education

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts

 2 Southbridge Street

Worcester, MA 01608
Apply by:
March 01, 2019
About this Organization:

The Hanover Theatre welcomes more than 200,000 visitors per year to its 2,300-seat historic venue for a broad range of world-class performances including touring Broadway shows, concerts, comedy, family shows and other events. The facility is comprised of two adjacent and connected buildings, and includes function rooms for private or community events, and a conservatory for the performing arts, serving 200 students in a wide variety of classes in acting, dance and design. We are committed to providing the highest quality customer experience and dedicated to embracing a system of values that includes mutual respect, teamwork, professionalism and an open and inclusive culture.