Orlando Repertory Theatre, a professional theatre for young audiences and families, is seeking production interns for the 2018-2019 season! Internships are available in Costuming, Scenic, Lighting, Props, and Stage Management. The Orlando REP staff strives to create a comfortable atmosphere for growing and learning while you hone your professional skills and build your portfolio under our wing. Interns at Orlando Repertory Theatre not only get a one-of-a-kind experience from a professional staff; they also have unique access to industry professionals from Disney, Universal, and other leading organizations through networking and career counseling workshops. Interns also benefit from complimentary tickets to Orlando REP productions during their stay. Housing is not provided. Internship Descriptions: Costuming Internship The Costuming Internship is a construction-based and project-oriented experience that is essential to anyone building his or her portfolio or gaining real-world experience in a costume shop. Interns work side-by-side with the Costume Shop staff and Show Designers to construct each production. They are involved in all parts of the build process from deciphering designer"s renderings to building, pulling, and altering garments. Applicants should have basic sewing skills and the ability to read and follow a pattern. Advanced sewing skills, such as pattern drafting and draping are a plus but are not required. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are August 2018 through August 2019. Scenic Internship The Scenic Internship provides a professional experience working in a theatrical scene shop. Each intern has the opportunity to experience and learn industry trades in the shop ranging from the more common woodworking techniques to more complicated metalworking and welding practices. Working closely with the Scene Shop staff, interns also gain other experience throughout the build process including loading-in, striking scenery, and basic rigging techniques. Applicants should have experience in theatrical carpentry, reading technical drawings, and should be comfortable working with power tools. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June 2018 through May 2019. Lighting Internship The Lighting Internship provides practical application to anyone building his or her professional resume. While working side-by-side with the Lighting Department staff, interns gain hands-on experience in all aspects of theatrical lighting from hanging, circuiting, and focus calls to special effects, production paperwork, and equipment maintenance. Interns even have the opportunity to join the electrics run crew for certain productions, and may work closely with sound, projections, and production intercom. Applicants should have a basic knowledge of theatrical lighting and electrics, be comfortable with heights, and capable of lighting up to 50 pounds. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June 2018 through May 2019. Props Internship The Props Internship is a project-oriented experience essential to anyone building his or her portfolio or seeking professional experience. From paper crafts to foam sculpting, and woodworking to upholstery, interns work side-by-side with Orlando REP"s Props Master to procure, build, finish, and maintain props and set dressing for each production. Applicants should have basic knowledge of carpentry, sewing, and painting, as well as a valid drivers license, and comfortable working with power tools. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are June 2018 through May 2019. Stage Management Internship The Stage Management Internship provides a professional experience essential to anyone building his or her portfolio. Working side-by-side with Orlando REP"s resident Stage Manager, you will become an integral part in supporting the production process as the Assistant Stage Manager. You will have the unique opportunity to work with Orlando REP"s award winning Youth Academy on the largest production of the year over the summer, as well as working on up to 4 different productions as part of our professional season. From production meetings to rehearsals, and from generating paperwork to managing actors and technicians, you will gain experience in all aspects of stage management. Applicants should have previous stage management experience from an academic environment and be comfortable working with children. This internship is based on a 40 hour work week and the intern receives a weekly stipend of $165 to assist with living expenses. Internship dates are August 2018 through August 2019.

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