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Children's Theatre & Education Internship

Summer 2017

Application Deadline: March 20, 2017


The Children’s Theatre & Education Summer Intern will gain valuable experience working in a professional theatre environment while performing the following duties:

  • Assist with the planning, coordination, and execution of educational programming and outreach, focusing primarily on the summer camps.
  • Represent and market the Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at community events
  • Provide administrative support to Education Department as needed
  • House manage and/or work backstage crew for select Virginia Rep productions
  • Additional projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Working toward a bachelor’s degree in theatre, education or a related field
  • Experience and passion for teaching creative drama and theatre arts to children ages 3 - 18
  • Demonstrates a high level of comfort with improvisation
  • 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: May 30 – August 21, 2017
Supervisor: Education Manager
Compensation: Interns will receive a bi-weekly stipend and local housing is available for those Interns in need of such. For those Interns who are able to house themselves locally, the stipend will be $180/week. For those Interns in need of VA Rep housing, the stipend will be $130/week. Each Intern will share a bedroom with another Intern (non-co-ed) in a fully furnished apartment.

How to Apply

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

No phone calls please. Questions should be directed to interns@virginiarep.org