The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center and The Studio Theatre at Tierra Del Sol are seeking interns in both Production and Administration for the summer of 2017. Located in The Villages of Florida approximately 50 miles North of Orlando and 60 miles South of Gainesville, The Sharon L. Morse Performing Arts Center and The Studio Theatre at Tierra Del Sol, are a professional road house and regional theatre (respectively) which house plays/musicals and concerts on the road and simultaneously operate a professional regional theatre. Qualifications for administrative interns in the summer of 2017 will include/but not be limited to the following:
In Addition: Strong computer skills and diversity in Microsoft Office is required. A working knowledge of the performing arts, and/or a significant dedication to learning the daily operations of Performing Arts administration is expected. College students (at the sophomore-senior level) working towards a degree in an aspect of the performing arts (i.e. Theatre, Dance, Music) is preferred.
Skills required: basic shop skills, basic power tools, basic stage electrics, ability to read draftings.
College students (at the sophomore-senior level) working towards a degree in an aspect of theatrical design or technology (i.e. Scenic, Lighting, Technical Direction or Stage Management) is preferred.
All interns will fall under the supervision of the Director of Education, with daily assignments provided by the intern’s direct supervisor. Interns chosen are not only a representative of our institutions, but of The Villages Corporation. Excellent communication skills, razor sharp punctuality, and the ability to present oneself in a professional demeanor, at all times, will be expected.
Interns chosen will be provided housing and a minimum of 30 hours of work per week/ paid hourly at the rate of minimum wage for the state of Florida.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume with three professional references (please do not exceed three references) as one document in PDF format to Internships@TheVillages.com
A pre-screening/interview via skype or Facetime will be required for all potential interns whose submissions are being considered.
At the conclusion of residency an exit interview will be required.
Director of Education/Resident Director of The Studio Theatre at Tierra Del Sol
No phone calls please.