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Electrics Internship

Summer 2017

Application Deadline: March 20, 2017

The Electrics Summer 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 summer productions
  • Additional projects as assigned


  • 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 70 lbs. and working in a harness at heights of 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: May 30 – August 21, 2017
Supervisor: Master Electrician
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.

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