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Arts Administration / Front of House Internship

2017 - 2018 Season

Application Deadline: March 20, 2017

The Arts Administration / Front of House Intern will gain valuable experience working in a professional theatre environment while performing the following duties:

Arts Administration (2/3)

  • Assist the accounting department with accounts payable and special events revenues and expenses
  • Assist with financial reporting
  • Additional projects as assigned

Supervisor: Controller

Front of House (1/3)

  • Prepare and help maintain the front of house for all venues
  • House manage select Virginia Rep productions
  • Represent Virginia Rep at public events when needed
  • Additional projects as assigned
  • Receive training in Tessitura Software

Supervisor: Marketing Associate for House Management Training


  • Prior customer service and/or sales experience required
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and finance
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel
  • Comfort with Quickbooks or ability to train quickly
  • Basic computer literacy (knowledge of Tessitura a plus)
  • Work comfortably and effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment
  • Strong interest in theatre and/or working for a nonprofit organization preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated, adept at multi-tasking and working independently
  • Friendly, professional demeanor

General Information:

Duration of Internship: August 29, 2017 – May 21, 2018
Compensation: $180/week without Virginia Rep housing; $130/week with Virginia Rep housing

How to Apply

Please see How to Apply and Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

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