Internships At BE


Black Ensemble Theater is currently seeking interns for the following areas:

Administrative intern:

We are seeking a responsible Intern to provide administrative support to our Associate Directors. Duties will include a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Interns should have excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills. See detailed duties and requirements below.

Duties:

  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Help organize and schedule meetings
  • Take detailed notes during meetings
  • Write and distribute emails, letters, faxes, and other correspondence
  • Help maintain various filing systems
  • Act as point of contact when Associate Directors are unavailable
  • Other duties as requested by Associate Directors

Desired Skills and requirements:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel)
  • Theatre experience preferred
  • All applicants must be 18 years or older

Casting intern:

We are a seeking highly organized intern to provide assistance in the casting department. Applicants should have a strong interest in casting, directing, or acting. This position requires someone who can work well independently and meet deadlines. See detailed duties and requirements below.

Duties:

  • Processing email submissions for auditions
  • Scanning and filing headshots/resumes
  • Scheduling audition times and following up for confirmation
  • Communicating important audition details to actors
  • Preparing and setting up for auditions
  • Assisting with auditions
  • Other duties as requested

Desired skills and requirements:

  • Interest in casting, directing, or acting
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and good time management
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Theatre experience preferred
  • All applicants must be 18 years or older
  • Some daytime and evening flexibility preferred

Additional information:

Time Commitment: 3 months. Start and completion dates are semi-negotiable. Interns will be scheduled for no more than 20 hours /week.

Internship Benefits:

  • $50 weekly stipend
  • 2 free tickets to current Black Ensemble Theater productions
  • Free admission to any studio classes (when applicable)

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to kfrye@blackensemble.org. Please specify which internship you are applying for in the subject box of the email. If applying for both, materials must be sent in separate emails for each designated position.