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Summer Theatre InternshipsSummer Theatre Internships

Summer Theatre Internships

Performing Arts Internship Program

  • Internships are offered in the following areas:
    • Assistant Stage Manager
    • Carpenter
    • Electrician
    • Scenic Artist
    • Stitcher
    • Performer
  • There are no Performance-only internships.  If you wish to intern as a performer, you will also be expected to work in a technical or management position during times when you are not in rehearsal or in a current production. 
  • You will need to fill out an internship application form.
  • You must list your GPA on the application form.
  • You will need to include a cover letter and provide a resume as part of the internship application. Examples of previous work are strongly encouraged. 
  • You will be required to participate in each performance night in your assigned areas.
  • You will be required to participate in all technical rehearsals in your assigned areas.
  • You will be required to participate in aerobics each morning at 8 a.m. four days a week – physical fitness is mandatory in our field of work.
  • You will be required to live in the housing provided.
  • You will receive one (1) credit hour for work completed.
  • Pay is $1,000 divided into 5 biweekly pay periods at $200 each period.  Taxes are taken from those who have worked at Lees-McRae within the last year.  If you have not worked at the College, please complete a 1099 (no taxes, lump sum every 2 weeks).

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