What is the Application process?
Apprenticeships are full-time opportunities for early-career and emerging artists and arts administrators to gain experience in a professional, non-profit theatre setting.
Stage Management Apprenticeships
Stage Management Apprentices are an integral part of the stage management team in pre-production, rehearsal, and performance throughout Asolo Rep's season. SM Apprentices work closely with AEA Stage Managers and actors, union stagehands, and nationally recognized directors and designers. Several apprenticeship tracks involve working on multiple productions in a rotating repertory environment.
Duties may include:
Applicants should have:
A college degree in theatre with a focus on stage management or equivalent experience is highly recommended. Professional experience at a regional or summer stock theatre is encouraged, and with union crews is a plus.
We recognize that some candidates feel demotivated to reach out or apply to a position if they don’t fit every qualification of an application. We know that candidates offer skills and abilities beyond those that are listed and encourage you to apply.
Stipend: $450 per week.
Apprentice Schedule: While hours will vary from week to week., an average of 50 hrs/week is anticipated for this training position.
Average length of typical Stage Management Apprenticeship: 10-40 weeks
How many tracks are being offered? We are seeking up to 8 Stage Management Apprentices for the 2021-2022 season, which runs late August 2021 through June 2022. Apprenticeship tracks vary in length based on show assignments; please indicate your availability in your cover letter.
How to Apply:
Interview Process begins June 1. This is a rolling due-date and applications will continue to be accepted after June 1. Application will be taken off of the website when all positions are filled.
Asolo Repertory Theatre is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.
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Have questions? Please contact [email protected].