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 Executive Producer, Director of Development, Director of Marketing and the Artistic Coordinator.  Apprentices will also work on the Theatre for Young Audiences’ production of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians, 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.


–  All summer positions are paid a weekly stipend

–  Interns receive reduced priced tickets for each production you 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 internship/apprenticeship

–  Be able to work 30 – 40 hours per week of internship/apprenticeship


To Apply:

Please submit the following materials to by March 8, 2019.

–  Cover Letter, indicating Internship and area of interest

–  Resume

–  References, Academic or Professional (3 preferred)

–  Personal Statement

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