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Gulfshore Playhouse
Naples, FL
INTERNSHIP | EDUCATION

Expires: 04/16/21

Job Dates

08/30/21 - 05/22/22

Pay

$200.00 per week

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE SEEKS EDUCATION INTERN

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, Florida, is seeking a dynamic, detail-oriented and organized individual to serve as Education 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 $60M capital campaign to build a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and education space. The goal for groundbreaking is late 2021.

Gulfshore Playhouse Education serves over 14,000 people per year, reaching out and enhancing the lives of children, teens, and students of all ages. Our programs help teach real-life skills and learning experiences that are nurturing, invigorating, and readily accessible to everyone, thanks to our scholarships and reduced-priced programming for our schools and community organizations.

Our programs include in-school residencies, pre-professional training, audience engagement, and so much more. With each year, Gulfshore Playhouse continues to touch the lives of tens of thousands of students throughout Southwest Florida.

Status: Full time, seasonal position
Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 May 22, 2022

Representative Duties:

Assisting with our STAR Academy productions, during rehearsals and performances
Assist with our ThinkTheatre programs in creating and organizing curriculums
Organizing and leading theatre workshops for in school and after school programs
Be part in developing new education and outreach programs that will leave a long lasting impact on students of all ages and backgrounds
Develop new topics and series for our Broadway Bootcamp workshops
Work closely with the Director of Education and the Education Assistant on planning programs for in-school and after-school programs, outreach programs, etc.
Assist with our in-school touring production program
Attend and participate in pre-show discussions for our productions
Work alongside other departments regarding STAR Academy productions, audience engagements series, etc.

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. Interns 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/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess:

One or two years of experience (including collegiate work)
Experience in theatre, theatre education, teaching, and outreach and engagement
Strong communication skills
A passion for theatre, theatre education and outreach

Benefits:

Furnished housing with a private bedroom and shared living space, internet and cable is included. There is a washer and dryer in the apartment. The apartment complex has a pool and fitness center on site.

Weekly stipend: $200/week

Gulfshore Playhouse is currently taking extra measures to keep its staff and patrons safe during these times. All staff are required to wear masks at all work sites at all times, and extra measures are taken daily to ensure a clean working space is maintained. More can be read here:

https://www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org/health-and-safety/

Gulfshore Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse staff; we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to apply.

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Steven Calakos, Director of Education, to apply.

Contact

Gulfshore Playhouse

scalakos(at)gulfshoreplayhouse(dot)org

https://www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org/

(239) 261-7529

Business Address

1010 5th Ave S

Suite 205

Naples, FL 34102

Posted: 02/16/2021 12:37:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/04/2021 12:49 EST

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