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Working and Performing on the Arcade Stage with Professional Actors, Directors & Designers

At Florida Rep, the interns play a vital role in the production process, and the theatre relies heavily on intern support. An internís duties involve a myriad of tasks and require an enthusiasm to work and to learn. The aim of the program is that interns leave with a clear understanding of how this business works on every level, and with real-world experience in a number of capacities using a wide range of skills.

Internships in Acting

The Education Program at Florida Rep is centered around, but not limited to, the Childrenís Touring Theatre Program and the Lunchbox Theatre Series. Performing in these plays is our Acting Internsí primary responsibilty. Visit our Education Department online for information on the current Children's Theatre Series line-up!

Casting Opportunities Do Exist!
Each season there are roles available in the Arcade Theatre and ArtStage Studio Theatre Seasons that interns may audition for. Florida Rep is looking to hire interns it can cast in those roles, though there are no guarantees. Interns earn Equity Points through the Equity Membership Candidacy Program (EMC) when cast in show or when understudying a role. As an intern with Florida Rep, you will work with theatre professionals from all over the country, perform on stage and on tour, participate in master classes with the Repís guest artists, have the option to teach classes through our Education Department, and play a vital role in the theatreís daily operations.

Internships in Production

The production internships at Florida Rep are a critical part of producing successful shows. Each intern works with our talented staff in carpentry, props, electrics, paint and stage/production management. We bring in top-talent artists in designing, directing and acting to produce nationally recognized works. Every internship is designed to maximize hands-on experience in the chosen field, while also giving team members the opportunity to work across department lines. Each intern will spend the majority of their time working in their respective department, but will also spend significant time working in other areas of production to support the continuing work of Florida Rep.

The 2013-2014 Intern Class

Performance Interns
Ashley Anderson
Harli Cooper
Jacob D. Guinn
Jake Scott-Hodes

Production
Amanda Ferg, Costuming
Jeremy Garnes, Electrics/Sound
Brittany Lealman, Properties
Kelsey Mardis, Electrics/Sound
Jordan Moore, Paint/Scenic Art
Jessica Short, Stage Management
Nicholas To, Stage Management

Administration
Bryelle Dafeldecker

How to Apply for a 2014-2015 Internship

Florida Rep hires its interns at the annual Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in March. All positions have been filled for the 2013-2014 Season. If you are interested in being considered for an internship in our 2014-2015 season, please mail a cover letter, resume and headshot (actors only) to Associate Director, Jason Parrish (for Acting Internships) or Production Manager, Sean Griffin (for Production Internships) at: PO Box 2483, Fort Myers, FL 33902-2483. Please do not send materials earlier than January 15, 2014. Please no phone calls.

Photos: Courtesy of Nick Adams Photography; David Dack Maki/Snap Flash Photo; Matt Steeves PhotographyFrom Top: Molly Coyne in The Fantasticks, 2013 • Julianne Avolio in Rumors, 2011 • Brian Hatch in The Little Foxes, 2013 • Jackie Schram in Rumors, 2011 • Adam Jones in King o' the Moon, 2011 • Brian Hatch, Molly Coyne, Lindsay Clemmons, and Mitchell Land in Schoolhouse Rock, LIVE!, 2012-2013 Children's Theatre Series • [title of show] as the 2011-2012 Intern Showcase Production; Hallie Wage, Robert Mitchel Owenby, Taylor Murphy Hale, and Julianne Avolio are "Fillin' out the Form."