All internships are unpaid and last for a period of no less than 160 hours. Interns,
age 16 and 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 at 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. Intern will report directly to the
Costume Designers 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.
- Work independently
- Detail oriented
- Follow directions well
- Work efficiently
- Hand stitching
- Machine sewing
- Constructing from pattern
Intern Duties & Responsibilities may include:
- Keeping a personal journal of
your internship experience
- Assisting with the pulling of
costumes, shoes, accessories, etc. for productions
- Assisting with the
organization of the Costume Shop, show bibles, production racks, etc.
- Maintaining costumes
throughout the run by tending to show notes, repairs, etc.
- Production laundry (washing,
drying, ironing, & steaming)
- Stitching: alterations &
builds as assigned
- Helping to guide the
volunteer stitchers through their assignments (answering questions and
hands on help, which can require a lot of multitasking)
- Craft-work as assigned:
millinery, cobblery, metal-work, leather-work, etc.
- Stock Organization:
re-stocking & some re-organizing.
- Helping to maintain the
- Other projects as assigned
For more information, please contact Amy Salerno Hale.
to apply for an internship.