Jobsite Theater seeks two scenic interns (scenic carpenter and scenic artist) for the summer. These unpaid internship positions are available only for current students or early-career professionals looking for hands-on experience in theatrical production. This program provides direct interaction with and access to Jobsite Theater’s staff. A letter of recommendation may be available upon completion of the internship. Past Jobsite interns have moved on to paid contracts for the company
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and previous work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start Date range: April 28th-May 13th
End Date: August 6th
Load-in weeks (most program hours will be fulfilled during these weeks):
All New People – April 28 – May 4
Forbidden Planet – June 2 – 8
Inventing Van Gogh – June 30 – July 6
Scenic Carpenter interns will work with the TD to fabricate, install, and strike scenery. Interns will be introduced to the following: safe operation of power tools; draft-reading skills; and fabrication of scenic elements. Interns will assist with the show’s scenic build; load-ins and load-outs. This work will occur in both our off-site scene shop and at the theater.
Scenic Artist intern will work with the Scenic Designer and assistant to realize scenic designs from renderings and elevations to final touch-ups onstage. Duties may include: Creating textural and color samples for the scenic designer; Preparing surfaces for paint treatments by carving and adding texture; Color mixing and painting sets that range from realistic interiors/exteriors to the abstract; assisting in fabrication and painting of props; Onstage touch-ups and designer notes given during the tech process and run; and learning proper maintenance of paint shop tools and spray equipment. This work will occur in both our off-site scene shop and at the theater.