Stage Management Internships | Goodman Theatre

The Goodman's internship program offers a rich and challenging experience for qualified college students, graduates and young professionals who are actively pursuing careers in professional theater.

Stage Management interns assist equity stage management throughout the production process beginning with pre-rehearsal preparations, through technical rehearsals, and concluding on opening night. Interns are eligible to receive Equity membership points.

Stage Management Internship applications are reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applications are preferred. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

For more information - including internship dates for each production - visit the Goodman's website.

Skills & Qualifications: 

All Goodman internships share the same basic expectations. At a minimum, applicants must:

  • Possess the knowledge and skills required to work successfully in a specific department of the theater.
  • Be socially mature and self-confident.
  • Be able to take direction and criticism well.
  • Be able to digest new information quickly and apply it productively.
  • Be consistent and dependable in their work habits.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Enjoy multi-tasking and creative problem-solving.
  • Work comfortably and effectively in a highly collaborative environment.

In addition, applicants for the stage management internship must also demonstrate a thorough knowledge of stage management techniques and terminology.

To Apply: 

Our application requirements include this online form, submission of a 500-word personal statement, an electronic copy of your professional resume, and two letters of recommendation. Applications any of these materials by the deadline date are incomplete.

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