Listing Information: Signature Theatre, one of New York’s leading off-Broadway theatres, is accepting applications for 2019 WINTER/SPRING INTERNS The deadline for submitting applications is 6:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2018.
Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation.
Preference is given to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Founded in 1991, Signature Theatre celebrates playwrights and gives them an artistic home, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005 Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing affordable tickets to all of its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central, public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. In 2014, Signature became the first New York City theatre to receive the Regional Theatre Tony Award.
Winter Internship Departments include: • Artistic/Literary • Business Management • Costumes • Development and Special Events • Digital Media • Facilities • General/Company Management • Marketing • Production Management
While at Signature, interns are offered the opportunity to learn alongside professional artists and managers, at the forefront of New York City not-for-profit theatre. Through our comprehensive program, undergraduates, early-career professionals, and graduate students, acquire hands-on experience in theatre administration and production. In addition, our program features a seminar series, mentorship opportunities, and the chance to explore each and every department at Signature.
As a Signature intern you will be invited to participate in department meetings, all-staff meetings, and special events, including but not limited to First Rehearsals, Invited Dress Rehearsals, Opening and Closing Nights, Signature Alumni Nights, and Staff and Artist Talkbacks.
For more information on Signature, our internship program, specific internship descriptions and application instructions, please visit Signature Internship Application Instructions
Applications should be a single PDF file containing: • Signature Internship Application Form, (see “Signature Internship Application Instructions” above) • Cover Letter • Resume • At Least One Letter of Recommendation o If your recommendation provider prefers to submit confidentially, please ask them to submit it via email, and to include your full name in the subject line (for example, “Recommendation for LAST NAME, FIRST NAME”). • A Non-Creative Writing Sample (required for Artistic and Literary Internships, only) • An Example of Previous Editing/Film Work (required for Digital Media Internships, only)
TO APPLY, please email completed applications to our Internship Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org . The subject line of your email should be formatted as follows: “LAST NAME, FIRST NAME Internship Application.”
No phone calls, please.
Signature Theatre is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. No phone calls, please. For more information about Signature, please visit www.signaturetheatre.org.