|Intern with TBA|
Want to gain vital experience, learn professional skills and build key contacts to work in theatre in the Bay Area—
Theatre Bay Area (TBA) offers professional internships to motivated, reliable, mature students whose passions include both theatre and supporting fellow theatre-makers in their work and careers.
Each internship includes mentorship by professionals in the intern’s chosen field. Descriptions are below; info on qualifications, perks and application instructions follows.
Fall 2016 internships run mid September - mid December.
Internships are currently available in these departments:
Internships also available in the Development department; please specify your interest when applying.
TBA, a national leader in Bay Area theatre content for 40 years, is constantly working to make the Bay Area’s one of the most connected and informed theatre networks in the country; interns benefit from a multifaceted exposure to a wide range of communications channels and techniques.
Communications interns will learn key professional skills, including:
Management interns will benefit from exposure to the Bay Area theatre ecosystem from a leadership standpoint, with access to TBA’s top decision-making staff as they articulate and strategize toward local and field-wide goals.
Management interns have the opportunity to:
TBA acts as a major marketing resource for theatre companies throughout the Bay Area—which affords our interns the opportunity to build skills in one of the most in-demand careers in the arts: telling audiences about great work in compelling ways.
Marketing interns have the opportunity to:
TBA’s mission—to serve the Bay Area theatre community—drives all of our programs. There is no other theatre services organization on the entire West Coast whose programs enjoy the range and reach that TBA’s do. This gives interns unparalleled exposure to what it takes to plan and execute in a variety of program fields, including a prestigious awards program, artist grants, conferences and convenings, career training programs and region-wide auditions.
Programs interns have the opportunity to:
In addition to department-specific training, all Theatre Bay Area interns enjoy:
Internship applicants should:
Candidates must hold a high school diploma or equivalent; further education, especially in the arts, is highly desirable.
Send a resume and cover letter to Dale Albright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your email’s subject line should contain “Theatre Bay Area Internship.”
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