Intern and Pre-Intern Programs

Summer Intern Positions: Education

The Playhouse Education Department has paid summer intern positions available from May 23-August 18.

College students studying theatre/theatre education, theatre for youth, elementary education or music education majors are encouraged to apply. Summer interns collaborate with professional teaching staff to assist with over 50 classes and multiple age levels in creative drama, performance, event camps and collaborative camps. Find more information and learn how to apply by clicking here: 2017 Summer Intern Flyer. Questions? Contact Robin Spahr, education director, at, for more information.

Summer Intern Position: Technical

The Playhouse Technical Department has a paid summer intern position available from May 15 through August 4.

College students studying technical theatre are encouraged to apply. Summer interns collaborate with Playhouse technical staff to assist with the build of at least two shows, Steel Magnolias and our summer musical, title TBA February 20th. Find more information and learn how to apply by clicking on our Summer 2017 tech intern flyer. Questions? Contact Jonathan Hudspeth, production manager, at, for more information.

PIP (Pre-Intern Program): Education

The Playhouse has an active apprentice program that pairs responsible teen volunteers with instructors in the education program. Requirements include availability to attend each class session, an interview with the education director, and a training session at the beginning of the semester.  Click here for the PIP application. Send the completed application to Robin Spahr, education director, at

PIP (Pre-Intern Program): Technical Theatre

The Playhouse encourages those 14 and older to learn and master production roles in theatre. Teens may serve as light or sound board operators, spotlight operators, or assistant stage managers, or on work crews. Requirements include availability to attend tech rehearsals and all performances on the Mainstage or Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre. Training provided. Contact Jonathan Hudspeth, production manager, 515-974-5359, for more information.