The PORTLAND STAGE Theater Internship Program is committed to training future generations of theater professionals. Applicants should be highly motivated individuals who have acquired basic training in the theater arts and are looking to explore their field further through meaningful hands-on experience. Portland Stage Company interns are integral members of the staff and can expect to be challenged by a creative process that relies on both ingenuity and collaboration.
Interns at Portland Stage work with leading designers, directors, administrators, and our professional production team throughout the season. They leave with a greater knowledge of the theatrical process and the satisfaction of being part of a dedicated theater company where exceptional quality is the end goal.
What you can expect:
• The hours are full time.
• Housing and a stipend will be provided.
• Schedules are rigorous and intensive.
• College credit can be arranged.
• The commitment is from late August through May.
Theater Internship Areas
Internships are offered in Carpentry/Set Design, Costume Design/Wardrobe, Electrics/Lighting Design, Sound, Stage Management, Directing/Dramaturgy, Education/Theater for Kids, and Graphic Design/Marketing.
Instructions for downloading and completing an application for a 2014-2015 season internship.
Past Guest Artists
Select listing of directors, designers, performers, and playwrights who have worked with past Portland Stage intern companies.
Answers to frequently asked questions about the intern program.
A behind the scenes view of the experiences of the intern company at Portland Stage, updated weekly by this season's interns.
2014 - 2015 APPLICATION DEADLINES:
Stage Management Interns - March 1, 2014
All other '14-'15 Internships - March 15, 2014