Internships

INTERNSHIPS 2017

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ADMINISTRATION

POSITION FILLED – Administration:  works with the Company Manager and the Audience Services Manager assisting in a wide-variety of tasks.  Duties include, but are not limited too:  housing and travel arrangements, transportation, craft services, shipping and receiving, mail processing, and box office customer service.  Preferred skills include:  basic office/computer skills and arts management.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

POSITION FILLED – Box Office:  works with the Audience Services Manager.  Duties include, but are not limited too:  customer service, selling season and single tickets, mail processing, and shipping/receiving.  Preferred skills include:  basic office/computer skills and arts management.

POSITION FILLED – Development:  works with the Director of Development assisting with donor tracking, gift acknowledgment, sponsorship relations and special events.  Also works in the Box Office.  Preferred skills include:  basic office/computer skills and arts management.

POSITION FILLED – Marketing:  works with the Director of Marketing and Communications.  Assist with the preparation and distribution of season promotions, posters and brochures, work on the programs and helps coordinate all public relations events.  Preferred skills include:  basic office  (microsoft word, excel); graphic design (Photoshop and InDesign); social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc). Basic photography skills a plus.

PERFORMANCE 

Performance:   Performers are guaranteed to be cast in three of the four main stage shows, a show concert, the intern- produced TYA production, and perform as one of the MSMT singers.  For audition info click here: https://msmt.org/performance-interns-auditions/

TECHNICAL

Costumes:  works in the costume shop and assists with the construction and/or alteration of costumes for four productions and Intern Show.  Assists with the load-in and strike of show costumes.  Preferred skills include: stitching, cutting, and draping.

Electrics:  works in the electrics department assisting in preparing all light plots, hanging and focus, maintaining all equipment, running spotlights and light board for all shows and Intern show.  Assist with the load-in and strike of all electrics for each show.  Preferred skills include: basic wiring knowledge and ability to read a light plot.

Paints-Scenic:  works in the paints department with the painting of all scenery for all shows.  Preferred skills include: painting, mixing and scenic craft skills.

POSITION FILLED – Props:  works with the props department to execute props for each production through construction, acquisition, set dressing and maintenance of props during the run.   Assists with the load-in and strike of all props for each show.  Preferred skills include: knowledge of Photoshop, experience in crafts, painting, sewing, woodworking, and upholstery.

Scene Shop/Carpenters/Welders:  works with the scene shop to execute, build, maintain, load-in and strike each production.  Preferred skills include: Carpentry, rigging, able to read/understand build drawings and knowledge of basic welding.

POSITION FILLED – Sound: works with the Sound department to prepare, implement and maintain Sound Designs for each production.   Maintains wireless mics.  Will be given opportunity to assist in the running of sound for special events.  Assists with load-in and strike of all sound for each show.  Preferred skills include soldering, live audio mixing and knowledge of basic wiring, digital sound boards, and live sound reinforcement.

POSITION FILLED – Stage Management:  works with the stage management department assisting with the prep and running of all rehearsals and performances for all productions.  Preferred skills include:  great organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, computer and office skills, and basic understanding of stage management.

Stage Operations/Deck Crew:  works with the stage operations/deck crew with the install of all scenery for each production.  Work on run crew- moving scenery and working the rail.  Also works with the scene shop.  Assists with load-in and strike of all shows.  Preferred skills:  carpentry, basic stage procedures and rigging helpful.

POSITION FILLED – Wardrobe:  works with the wardrobe department on the wardrobe run-crew for each show.  Assists in the maintenance and laundering of all production costumes.   Also work in the costume sop.  Assists with load-in and strike of show costumes.   Preferred skills include stitching and great organizational skills.


APPLYING FOR MSMT INTERNSHIPS

Internship Dates: May 29 – August 27, 2017
Meal Per Diem: $210.00 weekly
Housing: Free with roommates
College Credit: Check with individual schools 
Age Requirement: Must be 18 by May 29, 2017
Deadline to apply:  Performance Interns:  March 1, 2017

Technicians & Admin Interns:   April 1, 2017

Apply sooner rather than later as positions fill fast.
  • Administration Interns: please email resume, cover letter with the position you are applying for, copy of driver’s license and driving record, and 3 professional references with Name, their Title, where they work and email address.
  • Technical Interns: please email resume, cover letter with the position you are applying for, copy of driver’s license and driving record, and 3 professional references with Name, their Title, where they work and email address.
  • Performers: please send headshot, resume, cover letter and 3 professional references with Name, their Title, where they work and email address.  To be considered for a performance internship all must audition.
  • AUDITIONS: Please check our auditions page for all info on auditions and video auditions.
    https://msmt.org/performance-interns-auditions

Send materials to:

Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager, msmtcm@gmail.com


MSMT is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, political persuasion or belief, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or status as a whistleblower.


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