Internship Programs

2021 Summer College Intern Positions: Education, Costume and Technical

We do not yet have current information for 2021 summer intern positions. We will post information when it becomes available. Thank you for your patience!

Education Department
College students studying theatre education, theatre for youth, theatre, elementary education or music education are encouraged to apply. Summer interns collaborate with professional teaching staff to assist with over 40 classes and multiple age levels in creative drama, performance, event camps and collaborative camps. 

Technical Department
College students studying technical theatre are encouraged to apply. Summer interns collaborate with Playhouse technical staff to assist with the build of current shows. 

Costume Department
College students studying technical theatre are encouraged to apply. Summer interns collaborate with Playhouse technical staff to assist with the build of current shows. 

Questions? Contact Robin Spahr, education director, 515.974.5365, 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. Please click here to apply: PIP application . Send the completed application to Robin Spahr, education director. Questions? Contact Robin Spahr, education director, 515.974.5365.
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 in the John Viars Theatre or Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre. Training provided. Contact Robin Spahr, education director, 515.974.5365, for more information.

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