Internships

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is committed to providing exceptional internship opportunities for the next generation of artists, educators and administrators.  Through our program develop the tools you will need to move forward in your chosen field – observing, training, and collaborating with dedicated professionals at the largest children's theatre in America. Gain invaluable experience, build your resume, make connections, and have the option of earning college credits.

TIME COMMITMENT: CTC offers short-term and long-term internships ranging from just a few weeks to an entire season broken out between the Fall/Winter/Spring and Summer.  Please see individual internship postings for specific date requirements. It is recommended that persons interested in these positions apply anywhere from one to six months prior to their availability, depending on the specific internship for which they are applying.  

COMPENSATION: CTC interns are compensated with complimentary tickets, professional development and networking opportunities such as staff meetings, meet-and-greets, artist hours and more.

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS OFFERED: Stage Management, Sound, Assistant Sound Board Operator, Assistant Lighting Design, Electrics, Assistant Director/Dramaturg, Assistant Choreographer, Development, Properties, Graphic Design, Marketing & Communications, Play Licensing: Plays for Young Audiences, and Education (Theatre Arts Training). Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2017 (April 1, 2017 for Education and Sound; May 10, 2017 for Graphic Design).

FALL/WINTER/SPRING INTERNSHIPS OFFERED: Production Management, Stage Management, Music, Assistant Lighting Design, Costume Production, Costume Design, Scenery, Paint, Directing, Dramaturgy/Literary, Marketing & Communications, Play Licensing: Plays for Young Audiences, and Education (Theatre Arts Training and Neighborhood Bridges). Rolling application deadlines for all departments, excluding Neighborhood Bridges (deadline to apply for a Neighborhood Bridges 2017-18 school-year internship: May 15, 2017). Please note that we are currently not offering Dramaturgy/Literary internships. 

QUALIFICATIONS: CTC offers internships for college and graduate level students as well as early career professionals with a range of experience from very beginning to advanced skill level. Please see the individual internship descriptions for specific qualifications. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to be eligible. For Teen Opportunities, Click Here. 

CTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As a national leader in the field of theatre for young audiences, Children’s Theatre Company is dedicated to creating an accessible, diverse, and inclusive culture in our audiences, our programs, our staff, and our board. We advocate for diversity throughout the organization and strongly encourage applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups.

QUESTIONS?  Contact Education Associate, Sydney Mitgang at smitgang@childrenstheatre.org