Musical Theatre Internships

Musical Theatre Internships

CATEGORY: Internship

The York Theatre Company
New York, NY 10022


Amber Wallace

Job Details


The York Theatre Company is currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season producing and developing new musicals as well as reviving musicals from the past that are often overlooked, undiscovered or in need of being revisited. We have presented over 80 full-scale musical productions, including such classics as The Golden AppleOn the 20th CenturyA Doll’s LifeLost in the StarsCarnival!Merrily We Roll Along, and, most recently, Desperate Measures, Cagney, Midnight at The Never Get, Yank!, Enter Laughing, and The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!)

The York is seeking current or recently graduated college students to engage in a hands-on, educational internship experience. The York, which is dedicated to its mission to the production of new musicals, strives to give new theatre professionals the same first stepping-stone. Interns will be exposed to all aspects of working for a professional not-for-profit theatre company. Each intern is placed in a concentration based on their primary focus in order to develop their skills in their chosen field.

The following are concentrations that are being offered for the Winter/Spring 2020 Term: Artistic Literary, Marketing/Audience Services, Management, and Development 

Script Evaluation
Database Maintenance (scripts/scores, miscellaneous docs, etc.)
Archival Work (lobby displays, script/score archives, etc.)
Audition Observations
Dramaturgical Research
*An ideal candidate would have good knowledge of musical theater history and strong writing skills. Photoshop experience is also preferred, but not required. Feel free to submit any writing samples or portfolio materials you feel may be relevant.

Contract Organization and Creation of Contact Sheets
Assist with Data Entry, Payroll, Paperwork Filing, Xeroxing Projects and Contract Creation
Set up for Company “Meet and Greets” and other meetings/events
Assisting General Manager, Company Manager and Business Manager in various tasks as assigned.
*Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Experience with general accounting knowledge is encouraged but not required.

Prospect Research
Donation Reporting
Database Maintenance/Cleanup
Maintaining and Updating Grants Calendar
Creating Thank You Letters
*Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Knowledge of ticketing or donation database software is also encouraged.

Marketing/Audience Services
Individual Marketing Campaign Analytics
Website Maintenance
Grassroots Marketing/Flyer Distribution
Market Research
Social Media Updates and Maintenance
Design and Layout of Various Marketing Collateral Materials
E-mail Database Updates and Maintenance
Assembling Membership Packets
Answering Phones and Fulfilling Ticket Sales
*Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office is required. Knowledge of box office ticketing systems (especially OvationTix) is preferred, but not required.

For more information please visit our website:

Please send Cover Letter and Resume to Amber Wallace at  


January 1, 2020 -



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