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We post all full and part-time opportunities on our website, social media outlets and various online outlets, such as The Rome Group and TCG’s ArtSearch. We respond to every job application.


Description: This internship is a crash course on event operations and house management. You will be involved in the onsite operations of the St. Louis Shakespeare Festival’s production of King Lear from start to finish.

House Interns will help set up the front-of-house, learn Festival operations and emergency procedures, help coordinate volunteers and work directly with guests to help ensure they have the best possible experience. Interns will be expected to attend each performance and help ensure a safe experience for our audience and a successful show each night. Nightly tasks may include opening the site, making sure facilities are in clean and working order, coordinating volunteers and helping guests to their seats and following COVID-19 precautions. You will report to the House Manager and work with Box Office staff, the Associate Producer and Marketing Manager.

There will be a weekly talk-back between House Interns with a different member of the staff and the production crew offering insight into the industry and make new connections.

$500 stipend, no housing provided.

Dates of internship: June 2 – 28.


  • Timeline June 2 – 28, 2021.
  • Comfort working outside in all weather conditions (heat, rain, direct sunlight,  etc…)
  • Comfort lifting up to 50lbs at a time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to interact with guests and volunteers
  • An interest in theater, arts administration, or event production a plus

To apply or send questions, send a resume and introduction email to Colin O’Brien, Associate Producer.