The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles enriches and builds personal growth, professional development and social change through arts experiences inspired by Shakespeare's plays and poetry, focusing on empowering underserved youth and veterans. SCLA's professional outdoor productions attract thousands of audience members from across Southern California. SCLA's school and community programs empower participants to become agents of change in their own lives.

1238 W. 1st St. Los Angeles, CA 90026




The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles seeks a motivated, detail-oriented and creative individual interested in in the intersection between dialogue, art, and civic practice. The Community Arts Intern will gain practical experience in youth-focused art making and intentional community building. This includes an inside look at the structures and practices of a well-established youth arts program with an emphasis on workforce development.


The prospective intern should have the ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in person and in writing, including strong organizational and time management skills. The intern must be dependable and punctual, with a sense of humor and belief in the power of performing arts in general and live theatre in particular to transform lives.

Candidates must have strong computer and internet skills. The intern must be flexible regarding working hours and able to work some evenings/weekend's including day of performances. Knowledge of social media trends is a plus. The Intern will need to provide their own transportation to and from the workspace and performance venues, and have no transportation barriers to working in Downtown Los Angeles. A valid California driver's license and insurance are a plus.

How to Apply

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter -- and questions (if any) -- to Marina Oliva, Operations and Education Programs Manager at No phone calls, please.