Production Intern

Posted on Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Ensemble Theatre celebrates its 60th year in 2018, presenting four world premieres from Australia’s best writers; an adaptation of an award winning French play; four comedy classics and two international dramas.  We perform in a 220-seat theatre in Kirribilli, situated on the edge of Sydney Harbour.

Ensemble Theatre offers a leading internship program in the theatre industry, primarily in the area of theatre production. Production interns are a vital and important part of our theatre season. Successful applicants will gain high-level, hands-on experience, and therefore must be willing to show initiative and take responsibility.

Production interns will gain experience in technical roles including: wardrobe, mechanist, lighting, sound, props, and bump-in/outs. They will assist the Production Manager, Head Technician, Production Assistant and Stage Manager to deliver all production aspects.

In 2018, production internships are offered on the following four productions:
MARJORIE PRIME by Jordan Harrison
Internship Dates: 14 May – 15 June 2018

UNQUALIFIED by Genevieve Hegney and Catherine Moore
Internship Dates: 28 May – 22 June 2018

LUNA GALE by Rebecca Gilman
Internship Dates: 6 August – 7 September 2018

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS by Alan Ayckbourn
Internship Dates: 17 September – 19 October 2018

Hours: By negotiation, with a minimum commitment of eight hours per week.

Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
– be undertaking or have recently completed studies in live performance, theatre (including production, performance, administration or management) or associated fields
– demonstrate relevant experience in the field of live performance

Applications close COB Friday 2 February 2018.

Please submit an expression of interest (max. 2 pages) clearly outlining:
–  your reasons for applying and what you hope to gain from an internship
–  preferred production/s (from list above)
– area of study and/or relevant experience
– current CV

Address to:
Claire Nesbitt-Hawes
Artistic Producer
Ensemble Theatre
claire@ensemble.com.au
02 8918 3403