Employment

SUMMER 2018

Assistant Director: Summer Acting Camp for Kids
Assistant Technical Director: Musical Theatre Institute for Teens (June 25-August 18, 2018)
Internship: Technical Direction Internship Summer Acting Camp for Kids (June 25-August 18, 2018)
Internship: Costume and Wardrobe Musical Theatre Institute for Teens (June 25-August 18, 2018)
Internship: Sound Reinforcement for the Live Theater Internship —Musical Theatre Institute for Teens
Costume Designer: Summer Acting Camp for Kids (July-August 2018)

Internship: TECHNICAL THEATER INTERNSHIPS FOR TEENS (Summer 2018)(Waitlist only)

 

Assistant Director: Summer Acting Camp for Kids

July 23-August 24
M-F, 9am-3pm
$16/hr
 
The Theatre Lab is seeking qualified applicants with youth and theatre experience to assist the Program Directors with development and implementation of drama curriculum. The Theatre Lab's Summer Acting Camp for Kids is one of the area's most recognized youth training programs.  Applicant must be passionate about working with children from a diverse cross-section of the DC region. This is a part-time contract position.  Candidates will be required to pass a background check. A high school diploma is required, a college degree is preferred. Must be available July 23-August 24. Email cover letter and resume to Terah Herman-Saldaña: terah@theatrelab.org.  No phone calls please.

 

Assistant Technical Director: Musical Theatre Institute for Teens

June 25-August 18 (no camp 7/4)
M-F, 8am-12pm
Stipend
 
Candidate with interest in pursuing career in technical theater will work with Technical Director in operations and maintenance of theatrical environment and student teaching. The Theatre Lab's Musical Theatre Institute for Teens is one of the area's most recognized youth training programs. Ideal applicant will have a background in working with youth and strong carpentry and power tool experience. ATD will supervise teens and work with Technical Director to support our summer productions.
Email cover letter and resume to Angelo Merenda: angelo@theatrelab.org. No phone calls please. 
 

 

Technical Direction Internship: Summer Acting Camp for Kids (Tweens)

June 25-August 18 
Part-time Weekdays
 
Candidate with interest in pursuing career in technical theater will work with Technical Director in operations and maintenance of theatrical environment and production management of two summer junior musicals for youth. Candidate will have an opporutnity to work in all aspects of design and one final performance for both shows. The Theatre Lab's Summer Acting Camp for Kids is one of the area's most recognized youth training programs. Applicant must be willing to work in all aspects of theatrical production, including: sound, lighting, basic carpentry, scenic design, and stage management to realize a one-act length musical for teens.
Email cover letter and resume to Angelo Merenda: angelo@theatrelab.org. No phone calls please.
 

 

Costume and Wardrobe Internship: Musical Theatre Institute for Teens

June 25-August 18 (no rehearsal 7/4) 
Costumes construction - flexible hours
Show schedule, evenings and weekends
 
Candidate with interest in pursuing career in theatrical costuming will work with Technical Director and Costume Designer in construction and execution of design for two summer musicals for youth and support for three small productions. The Theatre Lab's Musical Theatre Institute for Teens is one of the area's most recognized youth training programs. Applicant must be willing to work evenings and weekends for two shows (about 40 hours each show) and some flexible construction and repair hours as needed.
Email cover letter and resume to Angelo Merenda: angelo@theatrelab.org. No phone calls please.
 

Sound Reinforcement for the Live Theater Internship —Musical Theatre Institute for Teens

July - August 
Show schedule, evenings and weekends (7/17-7/21, 8/14-8/18)
Candidate with interest in pursuing career in sound engineering will work with Technical Director in design and operation of theatrical sound system for two summer musicals for youth. The Theatre Lab's Musical Theatre Institute for Teens is one of the area's most recognized youth training programs. Applicant will receive training under experienced engineer, but must be familiar with pro sound consoles. Hours include evenings and weekends for two show weeks and some advance set-up.
Email cover letter and resume to Angelo Merenda: angelo@theatrelab.org. No phone calls please.
 
 

Costume Designer: Summer Acting Camp (Tweens and SAIT)

July-August 
Show schedule, evenings and weekends
 
The Theatre Lab is seeking a costume designer to work for our Summer Acting Camp for Kids programs. Designer will work with directors from our Grand Finales programs to design and build costumes for a junior musical and an original drama devised by the class. Grand Finales performs one invited Dress Rehearsal and one performance at the end of each four week program. Ideal candidate will also design and build costumes for Summer Acting Institute for Teens production, which runs concurrently. Stipend per show.
Email cover letter and resume to Angelo Merenda: angelo@theatrelab.org. No phone calls please.
 

 

TECHNICAL THEATER INTERNSHIPS FOR TEENS – Ages 14-19

 
Length: June 25-August 18 (no camp 7/4)
Hours: 8:00AM - 12:00PM (Monday through Friday, except July 4th)
Cost: FREE
Location: The Theatre Lab, 733 8th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001
 
Join us all summer long as we explore the technical aspects of theatrical production! Students will receive training in lights, sound, costumes, stage management, carpentry, and the ever-important lesson of safety. Teens from across the DMV will be supervised by our team of area-professionals and college interns as we support Theatre Lab’s award-winning youth productions, including two full-length musicals performed by the Musical Theater Institute for Teens. You will have a chance to show your creativity as we work on design concepts for production and understanding the director’s vision, or simply the opportunity work Show Tech Crew for one of our productions. 
 
You may apply for any or all of the following:
 
Technical Theater Internship I meets Monday through Friday, June 25th-July 17th (except July 4th).
Technical Theater Internship II meets Monday through Friday, July 23rd-August 14th.
Production week for the teen musical runs July 17th-July 21st for Hunchback of Notre Dame (evenings and weekends).
Production week for the teen musical runs August 14th-August 18th for Curtains (evenings and weekends).
 
By interning at The Theatre Lab, high school students can earn Service Learning Hours or fulfill school Volunteer Requirements.
 
We are currently on a waitlist for summer 2018. You may still email your resume to be added; we will contact you if space becomes available.

To apply, email angelo@theatrelab.org with your name, contact info, and a brief history or your experience and interests. No phone calls, please.