Acting, Technical, Costume, Directing, Management, Design Interns

Acting, Technical, Costume, Directing, Management, Design Interns

CATEGORY: Internship

Saratoga Shakespeare Company
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Barbara Opitz

Job Details


Saratoga Shakespeare Company is offering professional internships in the Young Theatre Professional Company for the 2019 summer season. There will be two professional productions – King Lear and The Tempest. Equity Membership Candidate credit is available as well as options for academic credit from Skidmore College.


There are four ways to be a part of SSC this summer.   You can participate in:

·       Acting –participate in daily training (voice, movement and classical acting) with Actors Equity members. Interns will collaborate with, observe, and ultimately learn from the professional artists of SSC. Actors will perform with and/or understudy Equity actors. You must audition in person at our EPA or submit a video AND submit a letter of recommendation to be considered for this.

·       Directing – work on one of the two mainstage productions as an Assistant Director, direct projects and have some technical responsibilities.

·       Technical Theatre – work on set, props, sound, costumes and running crew with the professional staff. Well-qualified technicians may be eligible for a fee reductions or stipends.

·       Administrative Duties – assist the day-to-day operations, marketing, social media and house managing.


Go to (the Young Theatre Professional Company page) and submit your application online (use the 2018 application).  Auditions for Acting Candidates will be held at Skidmore College on Saturday, March 30. For an audition appointment, please contact Linda Bertrand at or 518-306-5931. Actors should prepare two Shakespearean monologues at least one of which should be comic (2-3 minutes total) and should bring their headshots and résumés to the auditions. If you cannot make it, submit a video via YouTube link to


Email Tim Dugan, Associate Artistic Director/Director of Education, @ or Barbara Opitz(  with any questions about the program.


June 30, 2019 - November 5, 2019





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Audition Information


March 30, 2019 at 10:00AM -


JKB Theater, Skidmore College


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