Summer Production Intern

Antaeus Theatre Company
Production Intern Job Description

Antaeus Theatre Company is a cooperative theatre ensemble founded to empower the actor and to bring classical theatre to Southern California. The company exists to create a family of artists and audiences and is dedicated to exploring stories with enduring themes.

The Production Intern will gain hands-on training in all aspects of producing intimate, classical theatre in Los Angeles. S/he will work alongside our Company Manager, Production Manager, Stage Managers, Executive Director, and other members of the artistic staff throughout the production periods of Hedda Gabler and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, both main stage productions.

The Production Intern will be immersed in all aspects of theatre production while gaining an understanding of technical needs, casting, artistic elements, box office/house management, scheduling, calendaring, contracts, handling actor needs, and preparing for rehearsals and performances. In addition, the intern will have the opportunity to learn fundamentals of company management and administrative processes, giving them a comprehensive understanding of the working components of small theatre.

Job Qualifications
The Production Intern should have strong communication skills, and be comfortable communicating in person, on the phone, and in writing. Candidates should display a love of theatre, a willingness to learn, resourcefulness, patience, high energy, and a professional demeanor. Candidates must have strong computer and internet skills. Qualified candidates must have a flexible schedule, particularly with regard to performances and rehearsals that may fall on evenings and weekends.

A basic understanding of the production process and prior stage management experience is preferred, but not required. The intern must love challenges and enjoy being part of a dynamic, fast-paced team.

This internship is a full-time, 40 hours/week paid position. Start date is flexible and can being between June 6-20 and will last 10-weeks.

How to Apply
To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Robin Campbell, Company Manager at info@antaeus.org.

This internship is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. 132 undergraduate interns will participate in the program this year at more than 100 performing, presenting, and literary nonprofit arts organizations and municipal arts agencies throughout LA County. In addition to their full-time 10 week paid internship, interns will participate in educational events as part of the program, which is funded by the Getty Foundation. The educational events are designed to provide interns with a broader perspective of the vibrant arts and cultural landscape of the County. For additional information on the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Arts Internship Program, and for a complete list of all the internships offered this summer, visit the Arts Commission website at www.lacountyarts.org.

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