Internships

 

Year Round Technical Intern Positions

NOW HIRING
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, NY is currently seeking an Electrics/Sound Intern and a Carpentry Intern for our fall and winter season. Starting in late September 2015 to September 2016 (full year preferred, winter internship available for the right candidate). Candidates need to be self starters. Shared housing along with a weekly stipend will be provided.

Electrics/Sound Intern: To assist with lighting hang, strike, circuiting, and focus. Responsible for running shows and concerts, maintain lighting inventory, along with basic maintenance in the theater. Must have basic knowledge of electricity and be familiar with theatrical lighting instruments. Assist in sound system, clear-com, Q-Lab and monitor installations. Running sound board or Q-lab and maintaining current show. Live mixing for our Musical. Must have basic understanding of sound boards, amps, EQ's, effects, Q-Lab etc.

Carpentry Intern: Duties include assisting with in the set construction of of the 2015 Literature Live! production of Of Mice and Men, load-ins, and strikes of concerts and events. Must have an understanding of power tools, good carpentry skills Running duties will be required.

Please email a resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:
John Sullivan
john@baystreet.org
P.O. Box 810
Sag Harbor NY, 11963

No phone calls will be accepted.

 



 

SUMMER INTERSHIP PROGRAM

Bay Street's interns experience first hand the workings of an active professional theater, garnering invaluable work skills in the various aspects of technical production. Actively working with trade professionals in the rehearsal and production process, interns directly explore their own suitability to the demands and rewards of a life in the theater.

Interns receive hands-on training in an extensive range of theatrical skills through a rigorous schedule of production work. While working in various production capacities throughout the season, interns will focus their internship in particular fields of interest (e.g. Lighting, Scenic Construction and Painting, Costumes, Sound, Company Management, Stage Management, Administrative and Box Office). Interns may also assist designers and/or department heads. During performances, interns may also participate backstage as running crew.

Bay Street Theater is accepting applications for its 2016 season. We are looking to fill the following intern positions.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to qualify, and must be motivated individuals with a strong respect for the collaborative nature of theater. Length of internship will vary individually depending on availability; interns may begin as early as May 1, and may be needed through mid September.

Applicants may submit resume, 3 references and a cover letter to john@baystreet.org.

Shared housing will be provided within close proximity to the theater; however a vehicle is recommended. Along with housing, you will be paid a stipend of $100/ week.


 

Costume Construction/Stitcher: 4 positions

Assist with construction and alteration of costumes for 3 shows. Must have basic theatrical sewing skills. Responsible for wardrobe or running crew on all shows including maintenance of current show costumes.

Supervisor: Costume Shop Manager 

Lighting/Electrics: 3 positions

Assist in lighting hang, strike, circuiting, and focus. Responsible for running shows (board operation or running crew). Maintain current show and lighting inventory, along with basic maintenance in the theater. Must have basic knowledge of electricity and be familiar with theatrical lighting instruments.

Supervisor: Master Electrician

Sound: 1 position

Assist in sound system, clear-com, Q-Lab and monitor installations. Running sound board or Q-lab and maintaining current show. Live mixing for our Musical. Must have basic understanding of sound boards, amps, EQ's, effects, Q-Lab etc.

Supervisor: Master Electrician / Sound Designer

Scenic Carpenters: 3 positions

Assist in the set construction of 3 shows, load-ins, and strikes. Must have an understanding of power tools, good carpentry skills, and able to read plans. All shows are built in-house. No running crew responsibilities. Vehicle a plus.

Supervisor: Technical Director / Master Carpenter

Master Carpenter: 1 position

Assist the technical director overseeing construction, load-in, and strike of 3 sets. Build with and run carpentry crew of 3 people. Must have excellent carpentry and management skills. Maintain shop supplies and calculate materials needed for each set. No running crew responsibilities. This is a salaried position.

Supervisor: Technical Director

Scenic Artist: 2 positions

Assist the charge painter with all scenery and prop painting and maintain current show. No running crew responsibilities. Must have good layout and faux scenic skills.

Supervisor: Charge Painter / Technical Director

Props: 1 position

Assist the Props Director in the creation, procurment and maintenance of all props for each show. Includes running crew duties and maintaining props collection. Vehicle a plus.

Supervisor: Prop Director / Technical Director

Company Manager Assistant: 1 position

Aid the company manager in scheduling and coordinating all artists' housing and travel. Help accommodate any and all artist's questions and requests throughout their engagement. Facilitate company meals on matinee and tech days. Assist with the management of all artists hospitality, stock and maintain green room and dressing rooms. Also required to work on running crews. Vehicle is required for this position.

Supervisor: Company Manager / Associate Producer

Stage Management: 2 positions

Assist the stage manager in setting up, cleaning and maintaining the rehearsal studio. Running errands, coordinating with designers, director and stage manager, overseeing and supervising the running crew. Setting up back stage wings and prop tables, maintenance and care of props. Must have stage manager experience. All shows are rehearsed in NYC, must have your own housing in New York, but housing provided during the run in Sag Harbor.

Supervisor: Production Stage Manager

Development Assistant: 1 position

Assist in all office and administrative matters, particularly development. Duties include, but are not limited to: mailings, filing, copying, answering phones, running errands, processing contracts, data entry and assistance with special events. May also have running crew duties.

Supervisor: Director of Development

Marketing Assistant: 1 position

Assist Director of Marketing and Sr. Marketing Coordinator with all marketing, advertising, publicity and public relations projects. Help distribute posters, posting on websites, coordinating Playbill bios and all other copy changes and approvals prior to printing. Assist in coordinating approvals on all collateral and press releases with Director of Marketing and Marketing Coordinator. Proofreading skills and copywriting perferred. General computer and typing skills required. May also assist with general errands, copying, filing, special events, etc. May also have running crew duties.

Supervisors: Marketing Director, Sr. Marketing Coordinator

Media Assistant: 1 position

Assist Marketing Director and Sr. Marketing Coordinator with all marketing, advertising and public relations projects with a focus on photography, video, and social media. Will have responsibilities filming and photographing events throughout the season, and then editing and creating materials for Bay Street website and social media outlets.  Will also help create posters, postcards, flyers and distribute, etc. Must be proficient in Photoshop, photography, film editing, and general computer skills. Will also assist with general errands, copying, filing, special events, etc. May also have running crew duties.

Supervisors: Marketing Director, Sr. Marketing Coordinator

Education Assistant: 1 position

Assist in both hands on and administrative matters that help support educational programming consisting of kids’ summer camps, teen master classes, and special events. Duties include, but are not limited to mailings, marketing, and scheduling. Education assistant will work directly with  teaching artists and students in theater camps.

Supervisor: Education Director

Artistic/General Production Assistants: 1 position 

This position will be cross-disciplinary and will work in many different areas of the theater over the course of the summer. Responsible for staffing Special Events, including readings and workshops, the Bay Street Shakespeare Initiative, Bay Street's Gala, Comedy programs, and more. Will also assist in other areas as needed, including run crews, load-ins, marketing, education, and literary.  Must have some basic knowledge of technical theater, as well as interest in acting, directing, and/or new play development.  Will work directly with the Artistic Director and Associate Artistic Director throughout the summer in many different capacities. 

Supervisor: Associate Artistic Director/Associate Producer

Box Office: 1 position

Assist in Box Office, including ticket sales, data entry, copying and filing. May also have running crew duties.

Supervisor: Box Office Manager

 

TO SPONSOR AN INTERN, PLEASE CALL THE DEVELOPMENT OFFICE AT 631-725-0818.