Interning with The Acting Company is an exciting and valuable opportunity for undergraduates, recent graduates, graduate students, and early-career professionals to work in a busy, exciting and creative environment right in the heart of New York’s Theater District. Learn how one of America's most respected theater companies produces its renowned National Tour of classic and new plays as well as innovative educational programming. Interns have the opportunity to work in the following departments: artistic, education, marketing and development/communications.
Internships are available year-round, generally falling into one of three periods in the calendar—Fall: September through December, Spring: January through May, and Summer: June through August. Candidates should be available for a minimum of twenty hours during the week, Monday through Friday, between 10 AM and 6 PM. Arrangements can be made for a flexible weekly schedule. Occasionally, interns are asked to participate in evening or weekend events, which include our benefit staged reading series and fall gala.
A small weekly stipend will be provided as well as college credit for enrolled students.
Interns work with the Producer and the Artistic Director in planning and research. Specific responsibilities include communicating with artists, designers and other theaters; internet-based research; scheduling and arranging casting sessions; maintaining resume and script files; and other administrative tasks, as needed. Basic knowledge of classical theater, theatre history and contemporary New York theatre is helpful.
Interns will work with Education staff in coordinating classroom residencies, workshops and performance bookings. Specific responsibilities include researching and establishing contact with host educational institutions in tour cities, as well as maintaining close communications with them to ensure smooth execution of educational programming. Seasonal opportunities to stage manage in school productions exist during the academic year.
Marketing and Development Department
Primary duties include assisting the Director of Development and Communications and the Marketing staff in planning, researching and executing special events; creating and organizing promotional materials and other administrative tasks, as needed. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office essential. Must possess good communication skills.
To apply for an internship, please print out and complete an application form and submit it with a letter of interest, your resume and two references to:
The Acting Company
P.O. Box 898
New York, NY 10108
phone : 212-258-3111
or email firstname.lastname@example.org