Education & Outreach Internship

All internships are unpaid and last for a period of no less than 160 hours. Interns, age 16 an up, are accepted year round at Theatre Memphis.  Some internship schedules are flexible, depending on the intern's availability, time of year, needs of the theatre at that time, and the department within which the internship is based.  Work is least 20 hours per week, for a period of at least 8 weeks.  Most internship hours will be fulfilled Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM, but occasional even hours may be required.  Intern will report directly to the Education & Outreach Director & ShoWagon Coordinator and secondarily to the Volunteer Coordinator.

Resume and/or cover letter should reflect skills in some detail, giving appropriate instances of how the applicant has exercised relevant skills.   

Required Skills:

  • Self-motivated
  • Follow directions well
  • Good sense of organization
  • Able to be an energetic and dynamic team member
  • Must work well with students K-12
  • Prior teaching experience a plus
  • Prior participation in theatre experience a plus

Intern Duties & Responsibilities may include:

Year Round:

  • Keeping an personal journal of your internship experience
  • Assisting with coordinating Education & Outreach special events
  • Assisting with preparing materials and facilitating theatre classes
  • Other projects as assigned
School Year:
  • Assisting with Grizzlies Mentoring program
  • Assisting with preparing materials and facilitating after-school theatre program
  • Assisting with Teen Theatre Company
Summer:
  • Assisting at Memphis Children’s Theatre Festival (May)
  • Assisting with Summer Theatre Camp (elementary aged students)
  • Aid with set, mask, and costume construction for ShoWagon touring season
  • Assisting with mask & prop construction for summer production
  • Assisting with coordinating summer production auditions
  • Stage Managing or Assistant Stage Managing summer production (a cast & crew of teens)
  • Assisting with coordinating ShoWagon auditions
  • Touring with ShoWagon to local libraries (conduct surveys for librarians & parents, record audience answers)    

For more information, please contact Amy Salerno Hale

Click here to apply for an internship.