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3 Academic credits + Stipend TBA

An intern in this position will assist the Director(s) of one or both Summer Dinner Theatre productions. Duties and responsibilities may include:

Assist in the creation and coordination of the rehearsal schedules

Participate in the discussions at the casting session for Summer Dinner Theatre

Serve as Dramaturge for one or both productions

Work with actors on memorization of lines and blocking

Coach actors on scenes

Stand in for actors who may have a schedule conflict during rehearsal

Attend meetings as scheduled

Take notes for the Director(s) during run-through, technical and dress rehearsals

Assist the Stage Manager(s) in setting up and running rehearsals

 The possibility  to be given a scene or part of a scene to stage and develop

Work with Choreography Interns on staging of the full-company final number of the cabaret to be performed on the last weekend of Summer Dinner Theatre

As with all the interns, the directing intern will be expected to keep a journal and write an evaluation at the end of the summer. All interns are expected to participate in other responsibilities to the Summer Dinner Theatre program as a whole.
 A candidate for this internship should have some musical theatre performance background.  The intern should also have good communication skills as well as a strong desire to learn about directing large scale musicals. All interns are required to have a minimum of one year of college or equivalent experience.

Start Date: Prior to or on the first day of Summer Dinner Theatre Auditions

End Date: Thursday, August 3rd, after final strike of Summer Dinner Theatre

Hours: may be irregular due to the nature of the job, but generally, Monday - Friday, 3 - 11 p.m. plus weekends and other hours

Final Week Schedule: Monday – Thursday, noon - 6 p.m.

Primary Supervisor(s): one or both directors

Secondary Supervisors: Artistic Directors and Technical Director/Production Manager  

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