Internships

 
 

summer education intern

Overview

Seattle Public Theater, a three-time Gregory Awards Theater-of-the-Year nominee, seeks an energetic summer intern for its education and community programs. As our intern, you'll be directly involved in facilitating our education program’s productions and camps. Tasks include: pre-planning and pre-production, facilitating tech rehearsals, attending production meetings, attending bi-weekly staff meetings, attending mentorship meetings, assisting in promoting our scholarship program and community partnerships, coordinating community events, and assisting teaching artists and student designers. You’ll leave your internship with a well-rounded knowledge of arts administration, theater education, and arts-based community activism. Seattle Public Theater is committed to equity and inclusion; people of color and other people traditionally underrepresented in the theater field are encouraged to apply.

Requirements:

  • Pass a background check
  • Be comfortable with students ages 3-18 (predominantly middle- and high-school ages)
  • Have an interest in social justice in the arts
  • Be a strong collaborator open to constructive criticism
  • Possess a strong desire to learn more about arts education
  • Have some knowledge of technical theater or a desire to learn
  • Be punctual, patient, and professional
  • Have basic Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel)

Desired but not required

  • A valid driver’s license
  • Some teaching experience

Professional opportunities will include:

  • Opportunities to co-design or co-teach
  • Receive mentorship from professional artists who love theater
  • Develop teaching skills and classroom management techniques
  • Improve technical theater skills
  • Receive tickets (two per show) to our 2018-2019 mainstage season
     

Start date: June 26th, 2018
End date: August 31st, 2018
Weekly stipend: $125

Interested applicants send cover letter and resume to Director of Education and Community Engagement, Ana María Campoy at education@seattlepublictheater.org.

Position is open until filled.