Arts Administration Apprenticeship

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The STAGES St. Louis Spotlight on Careers Internship + Apprenticeship Programs are designed to train the next generation of theatre professionals in the skills necessary to become successful and integral parts of the theatre community.  We combine practical hands-on experience with the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned theatre professionals.  While immersed in the professional world, our interns gain in-depth knowledge and experience in their chosen areas to become well-rounded theatre practitioners.


Arts Administration Apprenticeship

Apprentices have the opportunity to complete projects in many administrative departments in the theatre office, and are actively mentored by the Artistic Coordinator and Administrative Staff.

Apprentices will be exposed to contract administration, theatrical unions, human resources, payroll, production/stage management, box office, house management, marketing and public relations, and donor relations.  Apprentices will work directly with and assist the Associate Producer, Development Director, Marketing Manager, and the Artistic Coordinator.  Apprentices will also work on the Theatre for Young Audiences’ production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, TYA helping develop and coordinate the student activities surrounding the show.  Candidates should possess strong communication, multi-tasking, and problem solving skills, as well as a basic knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft applications, and be able to work with children.  This apprentice must have a valid driver’s license and a reliable personal vehicle. This Apprenticeship contract runs June through August, with flexibility on contract dates.



  • This position is Seasonal, Full-Time employment and is paid $9.45/hour, bi-weekly.
  • Apprentices also receive 2 complimentary tickets to each production they work on.

Candidate Requirements:

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  •  Be able to provide local housing in St. Louis for the duration of your apprenticeship
  • Able to work 30 – 40 hours per week of apprenticeship

To Apply:

Please submit the following materials to by February 14, 2020.

  • Cover Letter, indicating Apprenticeship
  • Resume
  • References, Academic or Professional (3 preferred)
  • Personal Statement


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