Take your education to the next level with an ASC Internship

Summer Application now available!

Our internships allow you to hone your college education with hands-on, practical experience at the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre.

Some housing is available and granted on a case-by-case basis.

ASC internships are designed for college students.  Mentoring opportunities may also be available for select high school students.  Contact us if you’re interested in a mentorship.

Recover the joy of Shakespeare
  • Become an expert in early modern theatre practice
  • Make history vital to present theatrical practice
  • Translate the past into a dynamic present
Explore the work of a major theatre company
  • Work in a professional theatre company
  • Gain new knowledge and skills
  • Contribute to the style and development of a not-for-profit business
Practice the skills required to bring performance and education to the public.
  • Hone your craft through hands-on, practical experience
  • Work with experts in Arts Administration, Education, Development, and Marketing
  • Gain connections in the world of Shakespeare Theatres and Scholars

Stipended internships

Un-stipended internships

Summer intern company

May–August (exact internship term may vary based on need/availability)

Production Assistant

Applicants interested in the PA internship should be enthusiastic about assisting the SM and ASM with all rehearsal requirements. Potential interns will be self-motivated individuals who are excited about all tasks including but not limited to maintaining paperwork, recording blocking, and anticipating the hospitality needs of the company.

Tour Production Assistant

Applicants interested in the PA internship should be enthusiastic about assisting the SM and ASM with all rehearsal requirements. Potential interns will be self-motivated individuals who are excited about all tasks including but not limited to maintaining paperwork, recording blocking, and anticipating the hospitality needs of the company. Preference given to those interested in learning about road management, and being a touring actor.

Properties Intern

The Properties Intern should be interested and willing to assist the Properties Master and the Technical Director on any props and set pieces. Additionally, the Properties Intern should be able to work with guidance but without supervision on some projects. Some helpful skills include but are not limited to hand-crafting with wood, foam, plastic, and other materials, painting, hand-stitching and sewing, and calligraphy.

Technical Intern

Applicants interested in interning with the technical director must be self-starters with experience within a rehearsal room, enthusiasm to grow technical skills, and agency to work on projects without constant supervision. Potential interns will be great note takers, understand the basics of carpentry and prop artisanship and be interested in learning by doing.

Directing Intern (Summer Festival)

Applicants interested in the assistant director internship should be enthusiastic about assisting the director(s) with all rehearsal requirements. Potential interns will be great note takers, understand the need for discretion and when to voice thoughts and opinions and are excited to work alongside directors and stage managers to track both big picture ideas and details in scheduling and paperwork.

Directing Intern (Tour Productions)

Applicants interested in the assistant director internship should be enthusiastic about assisting the director(s) with all rehearsal requirements. Potential interns will be great note takers, understand the need for discretion and when to voice thoughts and opinions and are excited to work alongside directors and stage managers to track both big picture ideas and details in scheduling and paperwork. Additional responsibilities will including monitoring the tourability of shows as they are staged, and any tech elements required.

Costume Intern

Applicants interested in a costume internship should be passionate about costumes, motivated, and take direction well. They should have basic knowledge of sewing by hand and with machine, costume construction, and a positive work attitude.

Tour Wardrobe Intern

Applicants for the Wardrobe Intern should be highly interested in costume maintenance and dressing. Potential interns would have basic sewing and costume care knowledge, as well as excellent communication abilities.

Artistic/Casting Intern

Applicants interested in the Artistic/Casting internship should be enthusiastic about assisting the ASC artistic staff. Potential interns will be self-motivated individuals who are excited about all tasks including but not limited to maintaining paperwork, contacting talent, and anticipating the hospitality needs of the company.

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