Scenery & Props Internship
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
Scenic Designer & Technical Director 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
- Basic – Advanced carpentry
- Basic – Advanced painting
- Basic – Advanced crafting and
- Knowledge of welding a plus
- Prior scenery construction
and design education or experience is 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 set and props
- Base painting constructed
pieces (possible detail & finish painting for advanced painters)
- Inventory organization
- Attending production meetings
- Other projects as assigned
For more information, please contact Amy Salerno Hale.
to apply for an internship.