The 574 Theatre Company
Mishawaka, IN

Expires: 03/27/20

Job Dates

04/23/20 - 08/24/20


50 per week

Technical Direction Internship
The 574 Theatre Company in Mishawaka is seeking production interns for their 2019-2020 season. Interns will be an integral member of our production team and opportunities for leadership, supervisory, and design positions are available for qualified candidates.

Interns will be asked to commit 10 hours of work a week (plus technical/dress rehearsals, load-in, performances, and load-out) and be compensated with $50.00 per week, plus provided housing. Interns will also be eligible for class credit if it meets their institutions requirements.

Description: Serving as the Assistant Technical Director, the technical intern works with the Technical Director to effectively and safely oversee all departments within the production team. Will serve as the technical supervisor on productions and in situations where the Technical Director (TD) is not available or otherwise engaged. Works with Stage Management, Designers, and Department Heads to insure the production is on schedule, progressing smoothly and effectively. Works with the TD to facilitate smooth and safe build, load-in, rehearsal, performance, and load-out/strike processes.

Responsibilities: Will assist the TD with all hands-on and organizational tasks, paperwork, and execution as needed. Will also be called upon to support other departments as needed by serving as a Master Electrician, Sound Engineer or other production staff as their skillset provides and following the needs of each production. Serves as the Assistant Technical Director the Season.

Required Qualifications: Experience with scenic construction (including understanding working drawings/elevations, cut lists) experience with various construction methods, hand and power tools, adhesives, foams, and other scenic materials. Experience with Google Drive Suite and basic Office programs. Drivers License Required. Will need to stand, bend, and twist. Needs to be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Vectorworks, Drafting Programs, Executing working drawings, budgeting skills, Knowledge of fundamental electricity, modern construction practices and materials, and stage crafts including rigging, audio, and lighting. Own Vehicle Preferred, 1st Aid/CPR Training Preferred.
To apply please submit cover letter, resume with references, and online portfolio link via email to

574 Theatre Company
Sarah Bussard, Internship Director
PO Box 1624 Mishawaka, IN 46546

For more detailed information about the program and specific job descriptions, please visit our website: (insert internship page of website here with updated descriptions of the program and offers.)

The 574 Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.


Alex Price

Artistic Director


(574) 323-1686

Business Address

PO Box 1624

Mishawaka, IN 46546

Posted: 09/27/2019 21:19:13 EST

Last Updated: 09/28/2019 01:00 EST

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