Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival - Festival Production Intern

24266 Main St. Santa Clarita, California 91321

The Festival Production Intern will assist with the planning, production and presentation aspects of our annual Summer Theatre Festival. The general scope of work will include assistance with the technical, production and front of house aspects of the festival. Primary duties of the intern will include assisting with pre-production planning, production load-in for staging, lights and sound, and on-going production assistance during performances. Intern will also assist front of the house staff, coordinating and scheduling volunteers for ushering and house management activities, and assist with house management activities for performances. This position will work for 400 hours, a minimum of 20-30 hours a week from June through September.


General understanding or interest in theatrical, music, or special event production (lighting, sound, or general production management). Interest in theatre or community events is strongly encouraged. Positive attitude and positive team relations required.  Please be advised, as per our company's policy, employees, volunteers and interns that may come in contact with students and youths may be required to be fingerprinted. Ifselected, you will be required to be fingerprinted, at no expense to you.


Santa Clarita Shakespeare is a small professional theatre company in Northern Los Angeles County. Each summer the SCS produces a Summer Theatre Festival, with 3-5 productions and special events, including: a FREE SHAKESPEARE production, a children's production, a new work, and a re-imagined classic play. Now in its 31 year as an event in the community; SCSF partners with other theatre companies and nonprofits to create a community wide festival of theatre, music and events. SCSF also provides summer educational opportunities for local youth with workshops, summer theatre day camps, and performances.

How to Apply

Please email detailed resume and cover letter to David Stears at:  Please include: Festival Production Internship in the subject line.  In your cover letter, please describe your experience in theatre production, and how this experience may contribute to your educational or career goals. Please do not include reference or recommendation letters.  If you have questions please email or call (661) 240-9004