Paid internships in our summer programs
Are you looking to launch your professional theatre career AND serve your community? SF Shakes is looking for motivated, professionally-oriented students and young people to join our summer intern company. Check here next year to apply for internships in 2024.
Are you looking to launch your professional theater career AND serve your community? San Francisco Shakespeare Festival seeks motivated, professionally-oriented students and young people to join our summer intern company.
SF Shakes internships are open to anyone 16-25 years old and/or a current student. Our interns are paid to perform various tasks in support of our summer programs. Interns will work an average of 20 hours/week and be paid $18.50/hr.
Additionally, interns attend workshops on various aspects of theater. Past workshops have included unions – AEA, SAG, AFTRA, etc., the design process for a production, intimacy direction, stage combat, movement, etc.; workshop topics are informed by the interns’ interests and needs. In addition, each intern is provided a mentorship opportunity and will get to add to their portfolio based on their Internship.
No housing is able to be provided. To apply for internships, please complete the following form:
Performance interns play supporting ensemble roles in the Free Shakespeare in the Park production of Cymbeline and understudy professional actors.
Stage Management interns assist the Free Shakespeare in the Park Production Manager, Stage Manager, and Deck Manager during rehearsals and backstage during performances.
Production interns assist Free Shakespeare in the Park in the areas of Props, Wardrobe and Sound.
Hospitality interns assist with Free Shakespeare in the Park audience interaction and engagement, including survey administration, customer service (setting up chairs, handing out programs, etc), and concessions.
Literary interns assist the Free Shakes director and dramaturge with research and program notes.