Wilma Theater Production/Stage Management Fellowships

Provides meaningful career experience for students interested in stage management or theater production.

Fellowships in Production and Stage Management will be awarded to candidates who have demonstrated significant interest and experience in their chosen area and who possess a willingness to learn new skills required for the position. Fellows are employed full-time for the entire season and receive the following compensation: $350 a week, health insurance, complimentary tickets to Wilma productions, and various other benefits.

The Production Fellow will work closely with the Technical Director and Production Manager. Duties may include set construction and painting, load-in, strike, light hang/electrics, prop maintenance, and serving on running crew for productions. The successful candidate will have demonstrated significant previous experience in at least one of the above areas of production, as well as a willingness to learn new skills as required. Strong problem solving and communication skills, as well as adaptability, are a must.

The Stage Management Fellow will work closely with the Production Stage Manager, serving as the Assistant Stage Manager for all productions. Duties may include being on-book for rehearsals, creating contact sheets, organizing/tracking props, and serving on running crew for productions. The successful candidate will have demonstrated prior interest and experience in stage management, possess excellent communication skills, be detailed oriented and flexible.

Deadline Information

Deadline: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Application Process

To apply, send your resume, a cover letter (specifying the fellowship to which you are applying and why you believe it’s a good fit for you) and two letters of recommendation (e-mailed separately by your recommenders). All materials must be submitted by e-mail no later than Wednesday, March 15, 2017.  Send all application materials to Education Assistant Jennifer Ruymann at JRuymann@WilmaTheater.org.