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Electrics / Crew Internship

2017 - 2018 Season

Extended Application Deadline: June 2, 2017

The Electrics / Crew Intern will gain valuable experience working in a professional theatre environment while performing the following duties:

  • Assist with electrics load-in, hang, focus, and strike
  • Help facilitate audio/visual setup for special events and projects
  • Clean and organize electrics equipment
  • Crew one of Virginia Rep’s seasonal productions
  • Additional projects as assigned


  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Basic computer proficiency (Microsoft Office)
  • Background in electrics and/or sound design or engineering
  • Basic knowledge of modern lighting and sound equipment required; experience with computerized sound systems a plus
  • Comfortable lifting up to 50 lbs. and working in a harness at heights up to approximately 60 ft.
  • Work comfortably and effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment
  • Strong interest in theatre and/or working for a nonprofit organization preferred

General Information:

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

How to Apply

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

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