INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

FALL, SPRING AND SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

 

City Theatre is a professional theatre company founded in February 1996 and dedicated to the solicitation, development and production of original work by established and emerging playwrights from South Florida and throughout the nation.

 

Our four-part mission is: to bring the nation’s best new 10-minute plays to South Florida audiences, to expand educational outreach opportunities to under-served populations, and to create a forum and network for playwrights to learn and collaborate.

 

Our internship program is designed to give participants experience in the production process and theatre management along with a general understanding of how a professional theater company functions. Interns are assigned to a specific track so as to provide practical experience in their personal area of focus. Students are encouraged to apply for class credit with their Theater Arts Department.

 

INTERNSHIP TRACKS

 

TECHNICAL:

Work with the Producer, Designers, Technical Directors, Production Managers and Stage Management on City Theatre readings, workshops and productions. Includes setting-up and maintaining rehearsals and production spaces, building and organizing props, and assisting during tech. Experience with stage management, costume design, props, lighting, sound and/or carpentry is recommended. Evening availability and an interest in serving on running crew are essential to this track.

 

MANAGEMENT:

Work with the Producing Artistic Director and City Theatre staff to manage the City Theatre readings, educational outreach programs and productions. Work directly on the productions and interact with artists involved. Responsibilities include aiding in drafting artist contracts, working with Assistant Artistic Director. Candidate should have excellent communication and accounting skills.

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING:

Responsibilities include maintaining and updating the website, maintaining social media platforms, creating mass e-blasts, and assisting with video production and editing. Work directly with the Marketing Manager and Executive Director, as well as the rest of the Artistic and Administrative Staff at City Theatre. Be creative, gain skills and experience, have a great time with a strong cohort of interns, and learn at one of the nation’s leading developmental and producing theatre companies. Knowledge of Photoshop, In Design, MS Office (Excel, Word), Internet research tactics, and social media platforms is a plus. Interest in theatre management and administration, plus prior experience in the arts, is preferred.

 

LITERARY:

Work with The Literary Director to help with the countless submissions City Theatre receives each season. Responsibilities include maintaining literary databases, correspondence with playwrights, correspondence with volunteer readers, and of course reading and evaluating script submissions. Focus will include helping to coordinate readings and planning for the CityWrights Professional Weekend for Playwrights. Strong writing and computer skills are essential. This internship would be ideal for those interested in playwriting or dramaturgy and those looking to hone their critical skills. Immediate opening.

 

DEVELOPMENT:

Work with Executive Director and Development Director on fundraising. Responsibilities include researching potential funders, maintaining up to date correspondence with donors, general mailing and filing, processing donations and acknowledgements on database, helping at events, and keeping all records on database up to date.

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The only theater in the U.S. solely dedicated to the creation and production of ten-minute plays year-round for all ages.

444 Brickell Avenue, Suite 229

Miami, FL 33131

305.755.9401

info@citytheatre.com

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