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Gulfshore Playhouse
Naples, FL
INTERNSHIP

Expires: 11/18/20

Job Dates

Mid-September 2020 - Mid-May 2021

Pay

$200 per week stipend

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Lighting and Sound Intern. Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $55M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space. The project is currently in the construction document phase.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

- Assist Master Electrician and Sound Engineer in the hang, focus, strike, and general upkeep of each production
- Conduct preshow checks and perform any necessary troubleshooting
- Operate the sound and light boards for performances
- Maintain excellent communication with stage management, production staff, and backstage team throughout the production process
- Check daily stage manager rehearsal and performance reports for notes concerning lighting or sound notes that need to be addressed
- Follow through with completion of daily notes as assigned by Master Electrician and Sound Engineer
- Assist in other departments, including but not limited to carpentry, paints, props, and costumes
- Adhere to all safety protocols at all times
- Provide support for special events
- Any other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless, rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure. Employee will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances, special events, and meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:
- One to two years experience in the field (including at the college level)
- Classwork or experience in lighting and sound
- Experience in carpentry, paints, or props a plus but not required

Benefits:
Furnished housing with private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable included. Washer and Dryer in apartment. Apartment complex has a pool and fitness center on site.
Weekly stipend: $200/week


Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Emily Malmborg, Production Manager, at emalmborg@gulfshoreplayhouse.org to apply.

Contact

Emily Malmborg

Production Manager

emalmborg(at)gulfshoreplayhouse(dot)org

https://www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org/

Business Address

1010 5th Ave S

Suite 205

Naples, FL 34102

Posted: 05/18/2020 11:07:16 EST

Last Updated: 05/18/2020 15:00 EST

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