Circus Smirkus
Greensboro, VT

Expires: 08/20/19

Job Dates

June to August 2019


$100 per week

Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour staff experience firsthand the excitement and adventures of being part of a traditional touring youth circus. Teamwork, a good attitude, and the willingness to get things done are a must! We are seeking a production intern to join us as part of our circus family this summer from June to August!

The Production Intern will assist the Production Manager with the planning, preparation, and execution of all backstage needs for the production. To develop a safe and efficient set-up and tear-down procedure for the backstage area.


1. Assist Production Manager and production staff during rehearsal period.
2. Develop with the Production Manager procedures for the safe and efficient operation of the backstage area. Responsible for the organization of backstage while on tour.
3. Assist Production Manager and Prop Master in sourcing and purchasing props, equipment and supplies.
4. Operate back curtains during the performance.
5. Set-up and take down set, curtains and backstage monitor system.
6. Communicate the preparedness of the performers to Production Manager before performances.
7. Keep the backstage area clear of trash, unused props, and any unnecessary items.
8. Ensure that props are in good repair and assist with prop maintenance.
9. Assist in developing the safe and efficient loading and unloading of the backstage equipment truck.
10. Assist in loading and unloading the technical equipment truck, and the setup and take-down of lighting and sound equipment.
11. Assist in the set-up and tear down of back lot at the discretion of the Circus Operations Director. Duties may include but are not limited to: Setting and leveling bunkhouses, running hoses and electrical cords, setting up dishwashing station, setting up picnic tables and dining tent.
12. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
13. Ability to work at heights.
14. Drive company vehicle.
15. Other jobs as needed.

Interested parties please include:

Cover letter
Completed Circus Smirkus Employment Application

Circus Smirkus is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender,
gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.



Sara Wunderle

Big Top Tour Administrative Director



(802) 533-7443

Fax: (802) 533-2480

Business Address

1 Circus Road

Greensboro, VT 05841

Posted: 03/22/2019 11:30:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/22/2019 10:27 EST

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