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Technical Theater Internship

Sitka Fine Arts Camp, a leader in arts education, provides interdisciplinary summer programs for kids and adults from around the US and world. Our programs include visual art, music, theater, dance, writing, and Alaska Native Arts and have been recognized by both the White House and the National Endowment for the Arts for excellence and innovation in arts education and community building. This is a valuable opportunity for applicants interested in working in arts administration or technical productions. For more information, visit:

Job Title: Technical Theater Internship

Duration of Internship: June 6-August 1, 2023; Plan on arriving in Sitka on Tuesday, June 6th and departing on Tuesday, August 1.

Camp operates on a 7-day per week schedule. Staff will be expected to work frequent nights and weekends, including long days during productions. Time off will be scheduled around the demands of the program.

Internship Description:
  • Assist Technical Theater Manager in preparation and execution of nightly performances.
  • Help with all aspects of technical production throughout the summer season including audio, lighting, rigging, scenic, and video production in two venues: a 600 seat, state-of-the-art theater and a 300 seat auditorium.
  • Work with middle and high school students running technical equipment and assist in daily classes during camp.
  • General assistance and overseeing of the technical aspects of camp daily operations.
  • Assist with load-ins, strikes, technical rehearsals and performances as needed. 
  • Assist with execution of the summer musical.

Required Experience: A background in one or more technical theater field is required, carpentry preferred. 

Desired Qualities:
  • Professional manner with excellent communication skills.
  • Desire to learn
  • Ability to multi-task and work with deadlines. 
  • Ability to maintain a clean and safe work space.
  • Ability to lift 70 lbs and handle extensive standing, walking, and step-climbing.
  • Positive attitude and an earnest interest in providing good customer service.

  • Stipend of $3,400
  • Room on campus from the evening of June 6th through the morning of August 1
  • Board on campus from June 6th through August 1
  • Access to the Hames Center (on campus fitness facility)

Travel: The Technical Theater Intern is responsible for their own travel 

In addition to a resume and cover letter, please upload samples of your theatrical work.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.