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Assistant to Assistant House Manager, Shea Theater, Turners Falls, MA

The Shea provides performance space for a variety of attractions designed to appeal to the widest range of tastes. Musical offerings include folk, pop, rock, swing, jazz, country and traditional. Theatrical productions encompass musical comedy, drama, comedy, and political satire. In addition, audiences can take advantage of magic shows, children's shows and silent film revivals. An increasingly popular program of drama classes and summer camp workshops has attracted to its staff some of the most talented teachers in the area. The Shea, with the help of a wonderful corps of volunteers, has been attracting a growing audience and as a result is bringing people into Turners Falls from an ever larger geographical area. This growth has put the Shea on a firmer financial footing, providing the basis for expectations of an even more exciting future for this vital community asset. #GETTOTHESHEA

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: As an intern at The Shea Theater Arts Center, you will assist the assistant house manager on tasks ranging from planning and designing social media campaigns, membership newsletters, promotional materials, to booking shows, house managing events, contacting and arranging press coverage, box office, setting up ticketing links, and membership data entry. The job responds to the needs of the theater. The Shea is looking for a passionate and reliable individual with some experience in the performing arts or business to lend their energy, ideas, and creativity to this position, and eager to learn about what a house manager does and how to promote and book shows. Check out our instagram handle @sheatheater to learn more about the organization or visit

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: To be negotiated between intern and organization

PAY TYPE: No monetary pay, but recommendations and referrals are worth their weight in gold as is experience in a world class theater.

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Unpaid internship

JOB STATUS: Available

LOCATION: Turners Falls, MA (with possibility of working remotely)



CONTACT: Emma Ayres at or 413-992-7936

HOW TO APPLY: Please email with a resume and a brief/informal letter of intent.