Chicago Shakespeare Theater — Winter Internships

Chicago Shakespeare Theater seeking
Interns for Winter 2012/13 Session

Regional Theatre Tony Award recipient Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is seeking qualified and enthusiastic interns for at least a 10-week period between December 2012 and March 2013. CST interns gain invaluable insight and substantive experience in the overarching strategy of their respective departments. In addition to the one-on-one mentoring CST interns receive, they also have access to complimentary tickets to all Chicago Shakespeare performances and free tickets to other Chicago theaters through industry offers. Current students, graduates and early-career professionals are encouraged to apply.

Chicago Shakespeare’s work has been recognized internationally with three of London’s prestigious Laurence Olivier Awards, and by the Chicago theater community with 70 Joseph Jefferson Awards for Artistic Excellence. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson, CST is dedicated to producing extraordinary classic productions, new works and family fare; unlocking Shakespeare’s work for educators and students; and serving as Chicago’s cultural ambassador through its World’s Stage Series.

Advancement Internship—Winter 2012/13
Deadline: Friday, November 9, 2012
The Advancement Intern will assist with Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s fundraising initiatives in support of the Theater’s programming. Internship responsibilities may include: assisting in solicitation projects; maintenance of database records; assisting in special events planning and hosting; and researching and maintain donor profiles. View complete listing and application process >

Casting Internship—Winter 2012/13
Deadline: Friday, November 16, 2012
The Casting Intern will assist in every aspect of the casting department, with responsibilities including:organizing casting calls; setting up audition times for actors; arranging audition materials; assisting with auditions preparation and coordination; maintenance of database records; and corresponding with actors and agents regarding auditions. View complete listing and application process >

Education Internship—Winter 2012/13
Deadline: Friday, November 9, 2012
The Education Intern will assist with Chicago Shakespeare Theater’s education programming for students, teachers, and playgoers. Internship responsibilities may include: student matinee preparation and coordination; researching and writing essays; maintenance of database records; and assisting in coordination of Teacher Workshops. View complete listing and application process >

Marketing/PR Internship—Winter 2012/13
Deadline: Friday, November 14 2012
Marketing/PR interns assist with the development and execution of strategic plans to promote CST’s institutional image and attract audiences to plays and related programs produced by the Theater. Internship responsibilities may include: assisting in execution of marketing projects; updating mailing lists; assembling press kits; maintaining photo archives; and conducting research for press releases.View complete listing and application process >

Stage Management Internship—Julius Caesar
Deadline: Friday, November 9 2012
The Stage Management Intern will assist the stage managers during the rehearsal and performances process for the upcoming production of Julius Caesar. Internship responsibilities may include rehearsal space preparation, assisting with floor management, coordinating with other departments, and maintenance of databases, calendars and records. View complete listing and application process >

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