Gulfshore Playhouse
Naples, FL

Expires: 07/01/21

Job Dates

08/30/21 - 05/22/22


$200.00 per week


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 Carpentry 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.

Internship Dates: August 30, 2021 May 22, 2022

Representative Duties:

Job duties include but are not limited to:

Assisting the Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director, and Master Carpenter in the build, load-in, strike, and general upkeep of each production
Maintaining excellent communication with Technical Director, Assistant Technical Director, and Master Carpenter about the status of daily tasks
Following through with completion of daily notes as assigned by Technical Director
Assisting in other departments, including but not limited to lighting, sound, paints, props, and costumes
Adhering to all safety protocols at all times
Providing 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. 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.


The ideal candidate would possess:

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


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:


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 the email provided to apply.


Gulfshore Playhouse



(239) 261-7529

Business Address

1010 5th Ave S

Suite 205

Naples, FL 34102

Posted: 03/29/2021 15:03:00 EST

Last Updated: 03/29/2021 19:00 EST

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