Intern at Soho Rep

Soho Rep. offers Artistic, Literary, Management, and Tech internships in three cycles: Fall (August-December), Spring (January-May), and Summer (May-August). As Soho Rep. is a small company, interns work closely with staff and experience the day-to-day operations of a thriving downtown theatre company from the inside.

In addition to the events and tasks outlined below, interns are welcome to attend opening and closing night performances and parties and all artistic events including readings and development workshops. Interns are unpaid, but receive a transportation stipend and college credit. The minimum time commitment varies based on the internship focus.

Please indicate which internship you are applying for in the subject line of your email and include how many hours per week you are available to work in your cover letter.

SUBMISSION DEADLINES 

Fall – submit by July 16

Spring– submit by November 1

Summer – submit by March 16

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTIONS

Artistic Intern

The Artistic Intern will work closely with the Artistic Director, assisting her with scheduling, correspondence, and research. He/she will attend all production meetings and have a vital role in production and artistic planning, rehearsals, and performances. He/she will also have a role in producing the Writer/Director Lab and some Studio projects.

Literary and Humanities Intern

The Literary and Humanities Intern will assist the Literary Manager 2-4 days per week. Key responsibilities include reading play submissions and composing reports for consideration. He/she will also assist in organizing and running FEED events and Writer/Director Lab readings and will manage online book orders.

Management Intern 

The Management Intern will assist the Executive Director and the Development Manager with both short- and long-term marketing and fundraising projects. He/she will help manage Soho Rep.’s online presence, including email blasts and the Soho Rep. website and social media profiles. He/she will take an important role in fundraising, including managing Soho Rep.’s fundraising database, composing gift acknowledgement letters, and organizing major mailings. He/she will also work with the Executive Director and Producer on developing and implementing marketing strategies. For this position, we are looking for candidates who can work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Tech Intern

Working closely with the Theater & Office Manager and the Producer, this intern will be an integral part of the Soho Rep. team, learning about the inner workings of a non-profit theater mounting an off-Broadway production. Primary responsibilities include assisting with rehearsal and theater load-in and strike, assisting the Theater & Office Manager on all facilities matters including building upgrades and maintenance, managing the ordering of supplies, and reporting to all production departments during tech rehearsals to see that their needs are met. Internship may be tailored to candidate’s skill set and interests. This intern will be encouraged to observe rehearsals and sit in on production meetings throughout the course of the Mainstage productions. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of theatrical equipment and practices, and will have an interest in a career as a Production Manager, Stage Manager, or Technical Director. This is a part-time position, with flexible hours. Must be available some nights and weekends.

To apply for an internship, please send a cover letter and resume to: sohorep@sohorep.org