Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is committed to providing exceptional internship opportunities for the next generation of artists, educators and administrators. Through our program develop the tools you will need to move forward in your chosen field – observing, training, and collaborating with dedicated professionals at the largest children's theatre in America. Gain invaluable experience, build your resume, make connections, and have the option of earning college credits.
TIME COMMITMENT: CTC offers short-term and long-term internships ranging from just a few weeks to an entire season broken out between the Fall/Winter/Spring and Summer. Please see individual internship postings for specific date requirements. It is recommended that persons interested in these positions apply anywhere from one to six months prior to their availability, depending on the specific internship for which they are applying.
COMPENSATION: CTC interns are compensated with complimentary tickets, professional development and networking opportunities such as staff meetings, meet-and-greets, artist hours, and more.
SUMMER INTERNSHIPS OFFERED: Stage Management, Sound, Assistant Sound Board Operator, Assistant Lighting Design, Electrics, Assistant Director, Assistant Choreographer, Development, Properties, Costumes, Graphic Design, Marketing & Communications, Illustratration, Arts Administration, Finance, and Education (Theatre Arts Training). Please see individual internship tabs below for more specific deadlines and requirements for all departments.
FALL/WINTER/SPRING INTERNSHIPS OFFERED: Production Management, Stage Management, Music, Assistant Lighting Design, Costume Production, Costume Design, Scenery, Paint, Directing, Illustration, Arts Administration, Graphic Design, and Education (Theatre Arts Training and Neighborhood Bridges). Rolling applications are accepted for most departments until positions are filled. Please see individual internship tabs below for more specific deadlines and requirements for all departments.
QUALIFICATIONS: CTC offers internships for college and graduate level students as well as early career professionals with a range of experience from very beginning to advanced skill level. Please see the individual internship descriptions for specific qualifications. Applicants must be at least 18 years old to be eligible. For Teen Opportunities, Click Here.
CTC is dedicated to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs and in all of our hiring for staff, artists and recruiting of board members, interns or volunteers. CTC is committed to a future where our theatre is a home for all people, all families, and is truly reflective of our community. We are also committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. CTC prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.