Production Apprentice will primarily report to the resident Technical Director and will work in various departments depending on production needs and timelines. Apprentice will assist with building, loading in, loading out, shop work, and maintenance on assigned shows. Apprentice will learn technical skills in a range of technical areas while also getting a sense of the big-picture of a number of production processes. Ideal candidates must be able to follow instructions well and feel comfortable working independently if required. Apprentice may also be asked to work with all departments as needed, so flexibility and an interest in various areas of technical theatre (including props, lighting, and sound) are a plus. A positive attitude is a must. There is a seasonal stipend and shared housing available.
The Artistic Apprentice will report to the Artistic Director and the Associate Artistic Director. Apprentice will assist with dramaturgy for the full six shows in our season as well as assisting resident and guest directors in the rehearsal space. Additionally, the artistic apprentice will facilitate local auditions for each production. Ideal candidates have experience in dramaturgy and/or directing, a knack for the creative process and the art of collaboration, and an insightful, positive energy that fuses seamlessly with Triad Stage core values. There is a seasonal stipend and shared housing available.
The Education Apprentice will report to the Learning Director. This apprentice will assist with all areas of education programming at Triad Stage, including but not limited to: camp and class registration and administration, curriculum design and lesson planning (arts integration and theatre skills-based), communicating with teachers and students involved in Poetry Out Loud and the August Wilson Monologue Competition, teaching classes and workshops (both as an assistant and an independent teaching artist), creating resource guides, facilitating audience engagement activities (such as pre-show conversations and post-show talkbacks), and managing student matinees. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and independently, have a bachelor’s degree in either theatre or education, experience working with young people, and exceptional written, over-the-phone, and in-person communication skills. Before being hired for this position, candidates will need to consent to a background check. There is a season stipend and shared housing available.
Marketing and Development Apprenticeship
The Marketing and Development Apprentice will report to the Marketing Manager, Development Manager, and Director of Audience Services. Apprentice will assist in the day to day operations of the marketing and development department by assisting with Triad Stage’s online publication and social media platforms, drafting press releases and email content, maintaining community calendar listings, maintaining donor records, sending donor acknowledgements, conducting donor research, providing assistance with annual campaign efforts and mailings, and assisting with special events. They will also work with Director of Audience Services as the Co-House Manager for our five MainStage productions. Ideal candidates are organized, driven, detail oriented, able to multi-task and work independently, and able to seamlessly engage with audience members. There is a seasonal stipend and shared housing available.
General Management Apprenticeship
The General Management Apprentice will report to the General Manager and the Director of Audience Services. Apprentices will assist in the day to day operation of the theater by serving as the volunteer coordinator, assisting the General Manager with administrative tasks such as data entry, account reconciliations, and preparation of budget documents and financial statements, working with the Company Manager on guest artist relations, and serving under the Director of Audience Services as the Co-House Manager for our five MainStage productions. Ideal candidates are organized, driven, detail oriented, able to multi-task and work independently, and able to seamlessly engage with audience members and coordinate volunteer ushers while offering exceptional hospitality. There is a seasonal stipend and shared housing available.