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Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are full-time experiences that include a stipend and housing. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as well as at least one past internship in the field for which they are applying or similar applicable experiences.

At the completion of the program, apprentices typically leave Asolo Rep ready for at least an entry-level job. Dates vary per position but most are September through May. Apprentices must be able to provide their own reliable transportation and possess a valid drivers’ license with a clean driving record.​

Available Apprenticeships

KNOXVILLE STAGE MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE

  • Accepting Applications: Yes
  • Position(s) Open for the 19-20 Season: Yes, Currently Accepting Applications

DESCRIPTION: Positions offer the opportunity to interact directly with AEA stage managers and actors, union stagehands and nationally recognized directors and designers working in a large rotating repertory company gaining invaluable hands on experience. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and knowledge of the production process. Looking for 1 apprentice for this World Premiere Musical from mid-February through April 2020.

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have excellent communication skills and knowledge of the production process. Applicants should have a college degree in theatre with a focus on stage management or design technology. Professional experience at a regional or summer stock theatre and/or with union crews is required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Online application with Cover Letter, Resume, and References

COMPENSATION: Stipend & Housing Change Apply now link to:

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STAGE MANAGEMENT APPRENTICES

 

 

  • Accepting Applications: Yes
  • Position(s) Open for the 20-21 Season: Looking for up to 8 apprentices for the Asolo Rep season, which runs August 2020 through June 2020. Both partial and full season apprenticeships are available.

 

DESCRIPTION: Positions offer the opportunity to interact directly with AEA stage managers and actors, union stagehands and nationally recognized directors and designers working in a large rotating repertory company gaining invaluable hands on experience. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and knowledge of the production process. Looking for up to 8 apprentices for the Asolo Rep season which runs Augusts 2020 through June 2021. Apprenticeships vary in length, please indicate availability in cover letter.

 

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have excellent communication skills and knowledge of the production process. Applicants should have a college degree in theatre with a focus on stage management or design technology. Professional experience at a regional or summer stock theatre and/or with union crews is required.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Online application with Cover Letter, Resume, and References

 

COMPENSATION: Stipend & Housing

 

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DRAMATURGY & CASTING APPRENTICE

 

 

  • Accepting applications: Yes
  • Position open for the 20-21 Season: Yes, Currently Accepting Applications

 

One Position for Full Season

DESCRIPTION: This position works closely with the Associate Artistic Director and Dramaturg & Literary Manager on a broad range of projects and initiatives in the Artistic Department. Duties include: evaluating and responding to script submissions, conducting dramaturgical research for main stage productions, creating a variety of published materials (including season playbill articles), leading talkbacks, providing administrative support for public programming, facilitating local auditions, fielding and reviewing casting submissions, and other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS: Must have a strong background in dramatic literature. Applicants must submit a writing sample (either a script report or a sample playbill article). The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Dramaturgy or similar applicable experience. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, a good sense of humor, and an interest in the American regional theatre.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Online application with cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references.

 

COMPENSATION: Stipend & Housing

 

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COMPANY MANAGEMENT APPRENTICE 

 

  • Accepting applications: Yes
  • Position open for the 19-20 Season: Yes, Currently Accepting Applications

One Position for Full Season

DESCRIPTION: Position offers hands-on experience in company management and arts administration. Primary responsibilities include assisting with securing travel and housing accommodations, company correspondence, on call services and accommodating the day-to-day needs of artists, as well as providing administrative support for Board of Directors meetings, company events, and other administrative tasks to assist in smooth daily theatre operations in a major regional theatre. The Company Management Apprentice will share “on-call” duties for guest artists and Asolo Rep activities. On-call shifts will include evenings and weekends on a rotating basis, and will include closing/opening facilities, meeting vendors, driving guest artists, responding to emergencies, etc.

 

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must have strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving abilities, a disposition for flexibility, and customer service experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is also required. Applicants should be comfortable in a fast-paced environment and able to think on their feet. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record and be capable of lifting at least 25 pounds. Ideal candidates have a Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Arts Management or Stage Management, but equivalent experience will be considered. Prior experience in company management and customer service is a plus.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Online application with Cover Letter, Resume, and References

 

COMPENSATION: Stipend & Housing.

 

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