Multiple Internships, Greene Room Performance, Springfield, MA

The GREENE ROOM Performance Mission is to empower, awaken, and inspire creativity in children and adults by providing opportunities to explore, think, and connect through live theater. GRP is a non-profit theater company based out of Monson & Springfield, MA.

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

Interns are overseen by the GRP staff who will provide training and support to all positions.

HOUSE MANAGEMENT INTERN – Will assist in scheduling and managing audience services volunteers in all front-of-house activities. Duties will include managing reservations, ticket sales, concessions, featured artists/exhibit, preparation of box office/concession sales reports, initial venue set-up, and assisting patrons. Qualified candidates possess an ability to work well with money and people, good organization skills, and the ability to work pleasantly in an often hectic environment.

STAGE MANAGEMENT INTERN – Will assist in managing cast and production crew throughout the entire rehearsal process and run of performances. Interns must be available for an introductory workshop in stage management, and dates concerning load-in/out and set-build. Duties may include: Preparation of rehearsal space, acquiring props, documentation of blocking, holding book, scheduling stage crew volunteers, and calling the show. Qualified candidates are organized, timely, attentive to detail, focused, able to lead, dedicated, and possess a mature attitude.

COSTUME SHOP INTERN – Will assist costumers with research, design and construction, and alteration of costumes. Previous sewing experience is preferred. Interns are responsible for organization of costume shop, initial preparation and strike of dressing rooms, and orderly replacement of costumes post performance-run. Qualified candidates are goal oriented, creative/artistic, have an eye for creating personality with fashion.

LIGHTING INTERN – Will assist the technical director with the preparation of performance lighting. This will include assistance in fixture hang, focus, cabling, troubleshooting, and operation of the light board. Interns are responsible for creating a light plot, and keeping a light cue script. Interns may run the light board and/or spot light during all performances. Qualified candidates are attentive to detail, timely, dedicated, organized, and able to stay cool under pressure.

SET DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION INTERN – Will assist set designers in the research and preparation of set designs, construction, painting, installation and strike. Interns must be available for load-in/out, set construction dates, and tech rehearsal to assist with all changeovers. Qualified candidates are creative/artistic, willing to be trained to use power tools, goal-oriented, timely, dedicated, and attentive to detail. All interns using power tools will be properly trained (safety procedures/proper use, etc) and staff is available on site at all times.

ACTING INTERN – Will perform in Greene Room Productions Inc. Teen Tour. Interns must be available for all rehearsals and performances. Qualified candidates have a passion for performing, are outgoing, willing to take risks, creative, dedicated, and timely. *Intern fee applicable

CHOREOGRAPHY INTERN – Will assist choreographers with dance design, and the rehearsal process. Qualified candidates are experienced dancers, able to lead, teach, and work well with a cast of varying ages and skill levels.

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: 3 months - 6 months

PAY TYPE: Unpaid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Production, design, management, instruction – Internship w/ option upon completion to apply for paying gigs

JOB STATUS: 5-10 hours per week

LOCATION: THE GREENE ROOM Performance Art Collaborative, Store #165, The Eastfield Mall, 1655 Boston Road, Springfield, MA 01129

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

REQUIRED DEGREE: N/A

CONTACT: Erin Wallace, (413)668-7284, GreeneRoomProductions@gmail.com

HOW TO APPLY: Coming soon... online application. Until then email resume, cover letter, with area of interest included.