Intern and Pre-Intern Programs

Summer Intern Positions: Education

The Playhouse Education Department has paid summer intern positions available from May 21-August 15 of 2018.

College students studying theatre education, theatre for youth, theatre, 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. All summer education positions are now filled.

The Playhouse Technical Department will have a paid summer intern position available from late May through mid-August, 2018.

College students studying technical theatre are encouraged to apply. Summer interns collaborate with Playhouse technical staff to assist with the build of current shows. More information regarding this employment opportunity will be available later this year. Questions? Contact Nick Amundson, resident designer, 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 Nick Amundson, resident designer, 515-974-5359, for more information.