Internships

Overview

The Muny is the nation’s oldest and largest outdoor musical theatre, celebrating its 101st summer season in Saint Louis’ acclaimed Forest Park. We create seven full scale musical theatre productions in 10 weeks. These internships are what you make of them. The more participation and initiative you bring, the more you will be asked to do. The environment is intense, the stakes are high, and the rewards are endless. Interns will have the unique opportunity to work closely with union professionals including IATSE, USA, SDC, AFM and Actor’s Equity. Our internship program is geared toward college and graduate students pursuing a professional theatre career.

  • Internships are for the entire Muny summer season. Applicants must be available from May 28 – August 6, 2019.
  • Interns will need to bring their own laptops and be fluent in Microsoft Word, Excel and programs specific to your area of interest.
  • Internships are paid positions; housing is not provided.
  • Applications will be accepted Dec 17, 2018 – Jan 13, 2019.
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 13, 2019. Late applications will not be considered.
  • You will be contacted by February 1 if you have been selected for an interview.

For additional information regarding The Muny Internship Program, please contact The Muny at (314) 361-1900 or munyinfo@muny.org.


Available Internship Positions




Position Descriptions

Arts Management
  • Assist the Producer, Artistic Associate, Company Manager, and Stage Management team in a wide variety of tasks.
  • Applicant should have strong initiative, and be able to work independently or with a team.
  • Must be Mac and PC proficient, have impeccable organizational skills, superb people skills and an affinity to be as helpful as possible.
  • Discretion is mandatory.
  • Driver’s License and reliable vehicle required. All mileage is reimbursed.

Application


Carpentry
  • Assist the IATSE crew as they build 7 full scale productions in 10 weeks.
  • Report directly to the Head Carpenter.
  • Strong background in hand tools is a must.
  • Must be able to safely maneuver in a shop while staying alert and focused.
  • Must have initiative, drive, good instincts and know when to ask a question.

Application


Directing
  • Observe and assist the director during the entire rehearsal process through opening night
  • Attend all production meetings, rehearsals and creative team meetings, while working closely with stage management.
  • A working knowledge of directing is preferred
  • Strong writing and excellent organizational and note taking skills a must
  • The best candidate is not intimidated by strong personalities and doesn’t take things personally.

Application


Electrician
  • Assist the IATSE crew as they light 7 full scale productions in 10 weeks.
  • Report directly to the Master Electrician.
  • Must be able to safely maneuver in a shop while staying alert and focused.
  • Must have initiative, drive, good instincts and know when to ask a question.
  • Working knowledge of LED fixtures is a plus.

 

Application


Lighting Design
  • Be a part of the Muny’s design studio, home to USA Scenic, Lighting and Video designers.
  • Speed and impeccable organization are a must; an affinity for outdoor rehearsals is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of all standard lighting equipment, DMX, LED, Lightwright, PhotoShop, VectorWorks.
  • Knowledge of LED is a plus
  • Should be familiar with an ETC Ion.

 

Application


Materials Coordinator
  • Collaborate with Costumes, Scenery, Props, Electrics, Sound and Design by procuring local wares and services for all seven productions.
  • Position reports directly to the Production Manager.
  • Excellent people skills are a MUST.  Act as the liaison between the Muny and our local vendors.
  • Should be impeccably organized and keep excellent records.
  • Reliable vehicle and valid US drivers license required.  All mileage is reimbursed.

Application


Music Direction
  • Work directly with our musical directors on all seven shows.
  • Make changes in orchestra parts, organize music and take notes at rehearsals.
  • Must be able to read music.
  • Must have initiative, drive, good instincts and know when to ask a question.

Application


Production Management
  • Work with the Production Management team to produce 7 musicals in 10 weeks.
  • Work with Designers from all aspects of production. Assist with technical rehearsals, production meetings, and budgetary coding.
  • Have great attention to detail, organizational skills, and motivation.
  • Discretion is a must.
  • Reliable transportation and a valid drivers license. All mileage will be reimbursed.
  • Must love organized and accurate paperwork.

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Scenic Design
  • Collaborate daily with three USA Scenic Designers and their assistants.
  • Frequently participate in set dressing and props design.
  • Excellent computer skills including Adobe Photoshop and either AutoCAD or Vectorworks is strongly recommended.
  • The Design Studio is a creative environment of artists who share common objectives; everyone collaborates in a close environment for an intense 10 weeks.

Application


Scenic Paint
  • Work daily with USA Scenic Painters, reports to the Scenic Charge Artist.
  • Collaborate to complete 7 large scale musical sets in 10 weeks.
  • Affinity for work outdoors, strong ability to participate in a team environment.
  • Be able to lift 25lbs.

Application


Sound Design
  • Work closely with the USA Sound Designers, Assistant Sound Designer, and IATSE crew.
  • Observe and document from a sound perspective daily rehearsals and note sessions; attention to detail is a must.
  • Gain hands-on experience with sound effect design, track and voiceover recording.
  • Strong knowledge of audio including operational understanding of PA system design/ signal flow and console/ mixer layout and operation is preferred.
  • Must have excellent computer skills, strong organizational and note taking skills, and an affinity for outdoor rehearsals.

Application


Stage Management Assistant
  • Assist 3 AEA stage managements teams in daily set up, clean up, and other duties as assigned.
  • Report directly to the Stage Management Department Head.
  • Work as a team with two other SM Assistants to provide support for all aspects of rehearsal and performances.
  • A strong background in Stage Management, a love for outdoor rehearsals, run sheets and Excel is a must.

Application


Video Design
  • Be a part of the Muny’s design studio, home to USA Scenic, Lighting and Video designers.
  • Speed and impeccable organization are a must; an affinity for outdoor rehearsals is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of all standard video programs; Photoshop, Adobe Suites.
  • Should be familiar with PremierPro, Illustrator, Final Cut.
  • 3D experience is a plus.

Application


Wardrobe Intern
  • Report directly to the IATSE Costume Shop Manager.
  • Assist USA Designers as they fit, and track 7 shows in 10 weeks.
  • Assist in updating costume plot and run sheets complete with fitting photos.
  • Communicate quickly and effectively with the shop, designers, and dressers.
  • Excellent organizational and note taking skills a must.

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Wig and Make-Up Design
  • Assist the Make-Up Designer, Assistant Designer, Department Head and IATSE Crew with paperwork, organization, and preparation
  • Produce fitting photos and up to the minute accuracy for the wig tracks.
  • Excellent computer skills and a positive personality are a must.

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