All internships are unpaid and last for a period of no less than 6 month. 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 15-20 hours per week, for a period of at
least 24 weeks. Most internship hours will be fulfilled Monday through
Friday, between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM, but there will be occasional
evenings and weekend. Intern will report directly to the Lighting Designer 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
- Prior light rigging help a
plus, but if a candidate does not have prior experience, they may still be
considered if they have a good work ethic, are willing and able to learn,
have sufficient time to devote to learning the proper skills.
Duties & Responsibilities may include:
Keeping a personal journal of
your internship experience
- Assisting with maintaining the
- Programming the light consul
- Helping manage other volunteers during light
- Attending all possible light
calls (sessions to hang, focus, & gel instruments)Attend production meetings.
- Inventory organization
- Other projects as assigned
For more information, please contact Amy Salerno Hale.
to apply for an internship.