24242 Main St. Newhall, California, 91321

Status

Open

Description

The intern will act as an assistant instructor to the lead instructor for two/two-week sessions of our “CTG Kids” Summer Musical theatre workshops.  Duties will include assisting with acting instruction, directing, costume development, technical production, and theatre exercises.  The intern will then act as the lead instructor for the final (third) session of the workshop.  The CTG will provide an assistant instructor for this session.  Additionally, the intern will assist the Box Office Manager and staff where they will assist with customer service, ticketing and reservation skills, updating attendance records clerical duties and rudimentary budget details.   Both sections of internship duties will be overseen by our Youth Programs Administrator who will interface with the “CTG Kids” Lead Instructor and the Box Office Manager and will meet weekly with the Intern. This position will work approximately 40  hours a week from June to August.

Qualifications

Ideally, the applicant will be enthusiastic, energetic, dependable, and self-motivated.  The intern must have leadership qualities, good communication and organizational skills, and be a team player.  The intern must also enjoy working with young children and the general public.  The intern ideally should be able to sing on key and have some experience in live theatre productions and improvisational exercises. Music training is a plus.  A basic understanding of theatre tech is useful.  Good understanding of customer service is useful as a part of each day will involve telephone and face-to-face interaction with theatre patrons and workshop parents.  Also useful: basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must have own car.  Applicant will need to be fingerprinted.

Background

The Mission of the Canyon Theatre Guild is to make the world a better place by entertaining, educating, enlightening, and enriching our community through quality live theatre.  Our vision is that when the Canyon Theatre Guild is mentioned everyone in the Santa Clarita Valley will know who we are, what we do, and consider us in an essential part of the social fabric of the community.  Every season we produce nine shows (a mixture of plays and Broadway Musicals), 10 workshops, two workshop fundraiser shows, and four IMPROV Comedy shows. 

How to Apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Jennifer Teague, CTG Director of Youth Programs, at Jennifer@canyontheatre.org. You may also mail your resume and cover letter to: Jennifer Teague, Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, Newhall, CA  91321