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Internships

Arden Theatre Company internships are designed to provide insight and hands-on experience for a specific technical or administrative area of the theatre. We offer several types of internships on a rolling basis.

Internships are non-paid positions and we do not provide housing. Time commitment is decided on a case by case basis, although part-time internships average about 20 hours per week.

 
Props Intern
Arden Theatre Company, a leading non-profit regional theatre, is seeking a Props Interns. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work 15-20 hours per week. Responsibilities will include crafts, basic carpentry, painting, basic sewing, shopping and set dressing. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Courtney Riggar, Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to criggar@ardentheatre.org
 
Costume Intern
Arden Theatre Company, a leading non-profit regional theatre, is seeking a Costume Interns. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work 15-20 hours per week. Responsibilities will include crafts, basic sewing, assisting with fittings, restocking costumes, pulling costume for rehearsal and show purposes, shopping and alterations. Applicants must have basic sewing skills. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Courtney Riggar, Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to criggar@ardentheatre.org
 
Scenic Construction Intern
Arden Theatre Company is seeking a Set Construction Intern. Schedule is negotiable. Interns can expect to work 15-20 hours per week. Responsibilities will include carpentry, crafts, painting and basic sewing. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing. The internship includes a generous comp policy. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Courtney Riggar, Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to criggar@ardentheatre.org
 
Stage Management Internships
Arden Theatre Company, a leading non-profit regional theatre, is seeking Stage Management Interns. Internships are available starting in late August through the end of June. Single production and multiple production internships are available. Interns will be assisting the stage manager in the rehearsal room and in the theatre throughout rehearsals, tech and performances of the production(s) included in the internship. Previous Stage Management experience is preferred. The Arden values energetic, creative, team players who thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Other requirements include: a commitment to excellence, strong communication and organizational skills. Production Internships help aspiring theatre professionals build experience and make important career connections. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing.  Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Courtney Riggar, Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to criggar@ardentheatre.org
 
Production Management Internships
Arden Theatre Company, a leading non-profit regional theatre, is seeking Production Management Interns. Schedule is negotiable. Interns will be assisting the Production Manager in the office and in the theatre throughout rehearsals, tech and performances of the production(s) included in the internship. The Arden values energetic, creative, team players who thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Other requirements include: a commitment to excellence, strong communication and organizational skills. Production Internships help aspiring theatre professionals build experience and make important career connections. Arden Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer. This is an unpaid position and applicants must have local housing.  Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Courtney Riggar, Production Manager, Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, by fax to 215-922-7011 or email to criggar@ardentheatre.org

 
Arden Theatre Company is an EOE/AA employer and values diversity in the workplace.
Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.