Premiere Stages’ summer internships are full-time, seasonal positions. The program provides intense on-the-job training, weekly educational seminars, and field trips to New York City. These internships are for individuals who desire practical experience in the real world, and for those who are willing to fully commit their time and energy to the program.
Candidates must be 18 years old and have completed at least one year of college. Interns are encouraged to bring their vehicles with them when possible.
Internships are offered June 3 - August 2, 2019, production interns may extend their internships through August 9, 2019. All students are expected to be available for the duration of the program. Evening and weekend work required.
All interns receive a weekly stipend and a limited number are also eligible for free on-campus housing. Interns who receive on-campus housing get a weekly stipend of $180; interns who do not require local housing receive a weekly stipend of $230. Travel expense to and from Premiere is the responsibility of the intern. Academic credit may be arranged by the intern in lieu of a stipend at the discretion of the sponsoring college. Interns may participate in the Equity Membership Candidate Program (EMC), when applicable.
All administrative interns serve as front of house staff for productions, work production strikes, and assist with general office duties including filing, data entry, and poster runs.
Technical Theatre Internships
All technical theatre interns serve as backstage crew for productions, assist with load-in and participate in strike.
To apply for the Premiere Stages internship program, please fill out our online application here and upload your cover letter and resume directly to the application portal.
Resumes should include theatre and/or related experience; please do not send performance resumes. Cover letters should be no longer than one page and include which position you are applying for and what you hope to gain from the internship program.
I have a burning question. Who do I contact?
You can email questions about summer internships to firstname.lastname@example.org at any time!