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.


  • 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.


  • 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 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.