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Virginia Repertory Theatre
Richmond, VA
INTERNSHIP

Expires: 03/13/19

Job Dates

asap through May 24, 2019

Pay

130/week biweekly

VA Rep Education Internship Position
Join a team of hardworking staff members who take pride in the artistic quality of their work. Virginia Repertory Theatre is seeking a seasonal education Intern to join our staff. We are Central Virginias largest nonprofit, professional theatre company, with an annual operating budget of $5.5 million, four distinct venues, an educational touring arm, and an annual audience of 530,000. Virginia Rep creates professional productions of the great comedies, dramas and musicals - past, present and future. We also are dedicated to the development and production of new plays, and we seek to ensure these new works have lives beyond their productions at Virginia Rep. If you want to know more, visit our website.

Responsibilities:
Assist with the planning, coordination, and execution of educational programming including Tiny Tales (preschool story drama), other classes, workshops, and residencies
Represent and market the Virginia Reps Childrens 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
Desired Qualifications:
Bachelors degree in theatre, education or a related field
Experience and passion for working with children of all ages (particularly preschool and elementary)
A high level of comfort with improvisation as well as modeling a variety of different character roles during creative drama lessons
Understanding of theatrical performance and a desire to connect theatre with other subject areas through arts integration
Ability to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative environment
Strong interest in theatre and/or working for a nonprofit organization preferred

General Information:
Duration of Internship: Immediate opening May 24, 2019.
Compensation: Interns will receive a bi-weekly stipend and local housing is available for those Interns who need it. Interns able to house themselves will receive a stipend of $180/week. Those Interns in need of VA Rep housing will receive a stipend of $130/week. Each housed Intern share a bedroom with another Intern (non-co-ed) in a fully furnished apartment.
Supervisor: Education Manager
Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to the listed email address with the subject line (your last name) education intern. Applications accepted on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. Virginia Repertory Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact

Lisa Kotula

interns(at)virginiarep(dot)org

http://www.virginiarep.org

(804) 783-1688

Fax: (804) 775-2325

Business Address

114 W. Broad Street

Richmond, VA 23220

Posted: 09/13/2018 12:58:30 EST

Last Updated: 09/13/2018 15:00 EST

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