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Northlight Theatre Spring Internships - Production Intern

Job Title: Production Intern

Dates: Spring 2020: Monday, January 6 – Friday, May 15, 2020

Pay: $250 stipend

Deadline to apply: November 11, 2019

Overall Description: Working under the supervision of the Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager, the Production Intern will experience all aspects of a professional theatre Production Department. The production intern will observe the production process through attendance at production meetings, and assisting with prop and scene shop organization and prep.

Experience Includes:

  • Opportunities to interface with Northlight Theatre staff in all departments, including Artistic Director B.J. Jones and Executive Director Tim Evans.
  • Career development workshops such as resume building, interviewing skills, etc., and mentorship in pursuing theatre as a career.
  • One-on-one meetings with selected professionals in Chicago theatre.
  • Discounts and complimentary tickets to professional productions in Chicago.
  • Attending Northlight Opening Nights.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • 15-25 hours weekly; days/times flexible
  • Assist with the scenery, costume, light, sound, and prop load in and load out of assigned shows.
  • Perform company management duties as assigned
  • Work with shop and crew staff.
  • Participate in staff and departmental meetings.
  • Support Northlight Staff at special events.
  • Assist with select general administrative duties, e.g. shop organization
  • Attend some pre-production and production meetings

Skills & Requirements:

  • Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Must be able to lift 35+ lbs and perform basic scene shifts, costume changes, and prop set ups as required. Must have driver’s license, and own car is preferred.
Job Type: Paid Internship
Location: Northlight Theatre 9501 N Skokie Boulevard Skokie, IL 60077