Internships

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
FOR FALL 2015 and SPRING 2016

 

Historic Bucks County Playhouse, located in beautiful New Hope, PA, seeks fall and spring interns in Arts Management/ Company Management, Development, Marketing, and Production. All  interns see Bucks County Playhouse shows, participate in Playhouse events, work directly under a mentor, and are given specific projects and responsibilities. Interns are paid a stipend of $200 a week. Must have car. Interested candidates should send, as a single PDF, a resume, letter of interest, three references, and a writing sample if noted to Hester Kamin, Director of Education, at hester@bcptheater.org.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled.

 

ARTS ADMINISTRATION

All Arts Administration interns play an important role in the day-to-day operations of our busy professional theatre. Arts Administration interns will have the opportunity to work within multiple departments.

ARTS MANAGEMENT/ COMPANY MANAGEMENT intern will answer to the Bucks County Playhouse General Manager and will assist with all aspects of behind-the-scenes theater operations as well as artist travel and housing, cast parties, and theatre events. Arts Management/ Company Management candidates do not need theater experience, but must have a strong interest in learning about the not-for-profit arts world.

DEVELOPMENT  intern will assist in the creation of fundraising materials, offer support during donor events, and serve as a representative of Bucks County Playhouse pre-show and post-show. Responsibilities include researching potential individual, foundation, corporate and government funders, developing fundraising materials, assisting in coordinating special events such as donor receptions, play readings, and fundraising benefits, assisting in planning large mailings, and assisting with donor relations. Please submit writing sample with application.

MARKETING  intern will work directly with 3-person Marketing team, assisting in all aspects of Bucks County Playhouse’s multi-faceted marketing plan. Responsibilities will include attending shows, festivals, benefits, and press events as a representative of the theatre, distributing materials throughout Bucks County and beyond, attending marketing strategy meetings, providing administrative assistance, managing social media, and supporting all aspects of marketing campaigns. Marketing candidates should enjoy a fast-paced environment and have a strong interest in marketing and/or communication. Preference given to candidates with Mac proficiency and graphic design experience.

TECHNICAL THEATRE

PRODUCTION interns work across departments, assisting in all aspects of wardrobe, props, sound, and lighting for all Bucks County Playhouse productions. Areas of work may also include constructing sets, hanging and focusing lights, shopping and maintaining props, learning stage rigging, and working load-ins and strikes. All interns will work on run crews.