2017-2018 Internships

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre seeks the following Interns for the 2017-2018 season:

Costume Design Interns

Costume Design Interns will further develop design, pattern drafting, cutting, draping, sewing, and millinery skills while being trained under our Resident Costume Designer. While designing up to 5 productions, Interns participate in production meetings, attend some rehearsals, stitch on all productions, perform maintenance on costumes, and shop for fabrics. Rendering and sewing skills required. $210 a week including housing. Health insurance is available. Employment begins June 2017. Twelve month contract with possible second year extension. Submit cover letter and resume referencing job #201710 to: Stephen Carver, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, 329 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or email to: lmcleod@kazoocivic.com. www.kazoocivic.com

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Stage Management Intern

Intern will develop rehearsal and production stage management skills under the supervision of the Resident Production Stage Manager. Intern will independently manage up to six productions, working with professional staff, guest designers, volunteer actors and running crews. $210 a week including housing. Health insurance is available. Employment begins June 2017. Twelve month contract with possible second year extension. Submit cover letter and resume referencing job #201730 to: Stephen Carver, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, 329 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or email to: lmcleod@kazoocivic.com. www.kazoocivic.com

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Scenic Design Intern

Under supervision of Scenic Designer, Interns will build portfolio, designing and painting productions with shop staff support. Develop rendering, drafting, painting, design and props skills while working in 3 distinct venues " beautifully kept 1930 s proscenium house, state-of-the-art arena theatre and intimate studio space. $210 a week including housing. Health insurance is available. Employment begins June 2017. Twelve month contract with possible second year extension. Submit cover letter and resume referencing job #201740 to: Stephen Carver, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, 329 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or email to: lmcleod@kazoocivic.com. www.kazoocivic.com

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Lighting/Sound Intern

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre seeks Intern for 2017-2018 season. Under the supervision of the Lighting Designer, Intern will build portfolio, designing up to six productions. Intern will assist with lighting, sound and SFX installations and maintenance for a fifteen-show season produced in three different venues. Good knowledge of electricity, basic sound installation, and previous design experience required. $210 per week including housing. Health insurance is available. Employment begins June 2017. Twelve month contract with possible second year extension. Submit cover letter referencing job # 201750 and resume to: Stephen Carver, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, 329 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007 or email to: lmcleod@kazoocivic.com. www.kazoocivic.com

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Academy of Theatre Arts

Teaching Artists, Assistants and Guest Artists (Camp Directors/Choreographers, Camp Music Director) for Academy Classes and Spring Break Day Camps

We're looking for qualified individuals for Teaching Artist, Class Assistant, Camp Assistant and Guest Artists for our 2017-2018 Academy of Theatre Arts. Our freelance staff members are talented, experienced, and positive educators who enjoy working with students of all ages.

Summer programming consists of classes that run for three weeks in July as well as an Acting Camp in late July and Musical Theatre Camp in August. Our school-year programming is comprised of performance-based classes in acting, singing, creative movement, improvisation, and dance as well as classes focusing on the technical elements of theatre. We also offer two Spring Break Day Camps focusing on musical theatre for grades K-9th. Classes typically meet once a week for five weeks. Workshops for adults and seniors also meet once a week in the evenings or on Saturdays. To see a current listing of programming, please visit the EDUCATION section of this website.

Qualified Teaching Artist and Guest Artist applicants should have, or be close to completing a degree in Theatre, Education or a related field and previous experience teaching theatre in a similar setting. They should also have extensive practical theatre experience. Those applying for assistant positions should have previous practical theatre experience, administrative experience, and experience working with youth. Bi-lingual applicants will be given special consideration. We are currently not hiring class assistants but are looking for two Spring Break Day Camp assistants.

To apply for a position, please send a cover letter highlighting previous experience and interest in specific classes/camps, a current resume, and a completed Civic Employment Application to:

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Academy of Theatre Arts Employment
ATTN: Nicki Poer, Director of Education & Outreach
329 S. Park St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

OR

Email documents to Education@kazoocivic.com

Positions are open until filled and are contractual by class or camp.

A Civic Employment Application (see link below) is required for all positions at the Kalamazoo Civic.
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