The SF Playhouse
San Francisco, CA

Expires: 12/31/17

Job Dates

09/01/17 - 08/31/18


$150 per month

Description: Directing intern reports directly to the Artistic Director (AD). Directing Intern serves as the Assistant Director on all productions, acting as the primary support to the Playhouses season show directors. This is a unique opportunity to shadow several talented directors, observing each of their unique styles and methods. The internship will culminate with a special project that Intern may add to their portfolio/resume.

This internship is availavle on a full season basis, or for the Fall, Spring or Summer sessions.

Learning Opportunities:
What goes into Directing a Show from Pre-Production to Opening Night and Beyond!
How to apply Dramaturgical Research to a Living Breathing Production
The Link Between Artistic Choices and their Implementation
How Rehearsals are Run at a Professional Theatre Company
Making the Connection between Artistic Vision and Audience Engagement
Calendar Management

Duties May Include but Not Limited To:
Show-specific Dramaturgical + Other Research
Scheduling Directors Attendance at Production Meetings, Designer Appointments + Cultivation Events
Attend all Production Meetings and Casting Sessions as Needed
Serve as Directors Second Pair of Eyes at Rehearsals, taking Artistic and Line Notes
Run Side Rehearsals as Needed and Requested by Director
Assist Stage Managers with Rehearsal Tasks as Needed
Organize and Distribute Directors Acting Notes, in Writing and/or Verbally as Needed
Assist with Artistic Directors Program Notes based on Research and Experience on the Productions
Sandbox Load-In and Strike
Assist Event Staff with Directors Dinners, Opening Nights and other Special Events as Needed

Specific Requirements:
Theatre Major or Minor required; Emphasis on Directing preferred
Strong Attention to Detail
Strong Organizational Skills
Solid Research Skills
Excellent Interpersonal Communication Skills Written and Verbal


Charlotte Brockman

Administrative Manager

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(415) 677-9596

Fax: (415) 625-9876

Business Address

588 Sutter St #318

San Francisco, CA 94102

Venue Address

The San Francisco Playhouse

450 Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

Posted: 08/03/2017 18:46:21 EST

Last Updated: 12/08/2016 06:01 EST

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