Theatre for Young Audiences Performance and Education Summer and School Year Apprenticeship


SUMMER | SCHOOL YEAR



Summer Apprentice Position

Position Description

The Apprentice will:

  • Understudy in the Bay Area Children's Theatre summer main stage show with guaranteed public performances.
  • Assistant direct musical theatre summer camp as part of our Education Program with children ages 5-12.
  • Other tasks to support the organization as needed.

Training and Support

Apprentices will attend monthly trainings taught by BACT staff and other Bay Area theatre professionals.

Time Commitment

The Performance and Education Summer Apprenticeship is a full-time position that runs from beginning of June until the end of August. Interns should maintain daytime availability Monday-Friday, as well as Saturday and Sunday for possible performances.

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a college theatre program or equivalent professional experience.
  • Theatre education and experience working with youth highly valued.
  • A driver’s license and access to a car is a must.
  • MUST LOVE KIDS!

Stipend

Weekly stipend. Housing is not provided.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2017--DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1

To Apply

E-mail the following attachments to Hannah Dworkin at casting@bactheatre.org with the Subject Line "Apprenticeship Application for [Your Full Name]":

  • 1. Application - CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION PDF.
  • 2. Cover letter – Please let us know why you think you would be a strong candidate, what previous experience makes you one, your long term career goals and what you would want to learn during your apprenticeship.
  • 3. Resume – outline your theatrical background, as well as your experience working with youth. Please include an acting resume and headshot.
  • This position requires an in-person audition and interview in California. We will be in touch shortly after the application deadline to schedule your interview.



    School Year Apprentice Position

    Position Description

    The Apprentice will:

    • Understudy in the Bay Area Children's Theatre main stage shows with guaranteed public performances.
    • Assistant direct musical theatre summer camp as part of our Education Program with children ages 5-12.
    • Other tasks to support the organization as needed.

    Training and Support

    Apprentices will attend monthly trainings taught by BACT staff and other Bay Area theatre professionals.

    Time Commitment

    The Performance and Education School Year Apprenticeship is a one-half to three-quarter time position that runs from beginning of September until the end of June. Interns should maintain a flexible schedule allowing for daytime availability Monday-Friday, as well as Saturday and Sunday for possible performances.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of a college theatre program or equivalent professional experience.
    • Theatre education and experience working with youth highly valued.
    • A driver’s license and access to a car is a must.
    • MUST LOVE KIDS!

    Stipend

    Weekly stipend. Housing is not provided.

    Application Deadline: May 1, 2017--DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1

    To Apply

    E-mail the following attachments to Hannah Dworkin at casting@bactheatre.org with the Subject Line "Apprenticeship Application for [Your Full Name]":

  • 1. Application - CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION PDF.
  • 2. Cover letter – Please let us know why you think you would be a strong candidate, what previous experience makes you one, your long term career goals and what you would want to learn during your apprenticeship.
  • 3. Resume – outline your theatrical background, as well as your experience working with youth. Please include an acting resume and headshot.
  • This position requires an in-person audition and interview in California. We will be in touch shortly after the application deadline to schedule your interview.

    Bay Area Children's Theatre  |  Phone: 510-296-4433  |  info@bactheatre.org