Festival Theatre is currently accepting applications for our 2018 Intern and Apprentice Company. A position in the I/A Company means working shoulder to shoulder with the Festival Theatre staff and professional guest artists from all around the country to create a summer season of bold, audacious live theatre in the St. Croix River Valley.
Festival Theatre will be attending the Twin Cities Unified Theatre Auditions, a CLIMB Theatre
audition event, February 24th and 25th at Concordia University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Registration for the TCUTAs is due February 15th and you can register online by clicking here. **Do not call Concordia University.**
Festival Theatre’s Internship/Apprenticeship Program offers participants...
On Stage Experience - Interns and apprentices will perform a role or understudy a role in at least two of our three summer shows.
Design and Stage Management Opportunities - Interns and apprentices with experience and interest are often considered for design, stage management and assistant positions throughout the summer.
An Enriching Workshop Series - Our series of (weekly) workshops will allow for unique experiences with the ultimate goal of individual growth as a performer, teammate, artist, teaching artist and human being.
Teaching Artist Experience - Interns and apprentices will work closely with Arts Education Director Rachel Kuhnle in leading Art In Action - Festival Theatre’s summer drama camp - for community youth ages 5 -12. Teaching Artists are paid an hourly fee.
Improv Experience - All summer company members participate in weekly improv shows on Friday nights in July and August. Improvers explore short and long form improv and get a split of the house.
Involvement In Production / Administrative Teams - Teams include Scenic Carpentry, Stage Management, Box Office/House Management, Administrative Assistance, Marketing and Development.
Front of House Experience - Interns and apprentices also get to spend time crafting the patron experience by working occasional box office and house management shifts.
Stipends - Interns and apprentices receive a small stipend competitive with similar programs.
For more information about the 2018 season and to read testimonials, click here.
For more specifics about intern/apprentice duties, click here.
And finally, applications can be downloaded here.