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Springer Opera House
Columbus, GA
APPRENTICESHIP | Professional Job

Expires: 08/21/24

Job Dates

August 12, 2024 - May 11, 2025

Pay

$325 + Housing per week

The Springer's Production Apprenticeship Program provides a rewarding and challenging experience for recent college graduates actively pursuing careers in professional technical theatre. Geared towards bridging the gap between academic and professional life, this program offers hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a professional theatre while still earning wages comparable to industry standards. Apprentices get the chance to enhance their professional skills through close collaboration with Springer staff and artists. Successful participation in this program requires effective teamwork and competence in the specific area of interest. All positions are paid.

Areas of Focus include stage management, costuming, scenic, props, lighting, and sound.


PROGRAM BENEFITS:
Work for a year with the Historic State Theatre of Georgia
$325/week starting pay.
Housing provided within a 10 minute drive of theatre.
Affordable cost of living in Columbus, Ga
Free membership to local YMCA
Leadership role in at least one show in the Springer Season in area of focus (Designer, Stage Manager, Master Carpenter, etc.)
Supporting role in at least 3 shows in the Springer Season in area of focus (ASM, Wardrobe Head, Carpenter, A2, etc.)
Acquire portfolio materials with guidance from Springer staff
Mentorship from Springer Staff and Guest Artists

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:
Degree in theatre and/or at least 1 year of experience in area of focus
Reliable transportation
Positive attitude
Strong work ethic


Contact

Rebecca Gossett

Company Manager

rgossett(at)springeroperahouse(dot)org

https://www.springeroperahouse.org/

(706) 256-0937

Business Address

103 10th Street

Columbus, GA 31901

Posted: 02/21/2024 10:38:00 EST

Last Updated: 02/21/2024 18:01 EST

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