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Virginia Repertory Theatre
Richmond, VA
LAST MINUTE | INTERNSHIP

Expires: 11/21/19

Job Dates

08/27/19 - 05/22/20

Pay

$130 - $180 a week biweekly

Virginia Rep Scenery + Props Seasonal 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 scenery + props 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. To learn more, visit our website.

Responsibilities:

Assist in the fabrication, purchasing, and modification of props for all shows
Help maintain all props and set dressings during the run of shows
Research various historic periods in order to obtain or fabricate period appropriate props and set dressings
Communicate with stage management about prop needs
Help organize and maintain props lists for each show
Catalogue and organize prop storage
Crew select Virginia Rep productions. Assignments will be made during the course of the year. Assignments may entail run crew, fly rail, spot operator, dresser, etc.
Additional projects as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

Have moderate knowledge of basic scenic painting, carpentry, sewing, fabrication, and crafting work; knowledge of welding a plus
Self-motivated, adept at multitasking and working independently
Ability to follow direction well and make creative choices when necessary
Highly organized and capable of abiding by strict deadlines
Prior scenery construction and design education or experience is a plus
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: August 27th, 2019 May 22, 2020

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 Virginia Rep housing will receive a stipend of $130/week. Each housed intern will share a bedroom with another intern (non-co-ed) in a fully furnished apartment.

Supervisor: Props Master / Production Manager

Please send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to interns@virginiarep.org with the subject line (your last name) Scenery + Props 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: 05/21/2019 14:43:37 EST

Last Updated: 05/21/2019 17:00 EST

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