Employment & Internships

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Audio/Video Engineer
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is currently accepting resumes for an Audio/Video Engineer. This is seasonal position with benefits; contract runs approximately late August through May. The IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C & D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Position reports to the Resident Sound Designer and is a key member of the production team. 

Duties include

  • operating sound and/or video for shows, dance concerts, and one-off events 
  • assisting the Senior Engineer and the Resident Sound Designer 
  • attending rehearsals and meetings as needed
  • maintenance, repair and upkeep of audio and video equipment

Skills required

  • current working knowledge of large format sound systems
  • experience in professional theatre, multi-projector video systems, headset and 70v distributed systems, playback and editing software for audio and video, I.P. based A/V distribution, and Apple networking 
  • proficiency with live mixing, recording and reinforcement 

At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work. To apply, please send letter and resume to irtsound@gmail.com and include the words “Audio/Video Engineer Search” in the subject line.

Production Assistant
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Indiana Repertory Theatre is seeking a Production Assistant for its 2017/2018 season of nine productions. The IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C&D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new works for adults and children. This position is seasonal and is fully benefitted, starting in mid-August and continuing through May. 

Production Assistants report to the Production Manager and Production Stage Manager, and are key team members of the Production and Stage Managerial staffs. 

The Production Assistant works with the Stage Manager(s) to assist with

  • running of rehearsals and performances
  • communication within the production teams
  • assists with all aspects of the implementation of the show concept 

At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work. Send resume & cover letter and/or questions to Brian S. Newman, Production Manager, at bnewman@irtlive.com and include the words “Production Assistant Search” in the subject line. 

Over-hire Opportunities in Production
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The INDIANA REPERTORY THEATRE is currently accepting resumes for over-hire positions in all production departments. The IRT is a mid-sized LORT (C & D Stages) theatre, producing a wide variety of existing and new work for adults and children (currently 9 productions) located in downtown Indianapolis. Positions include: scenic carpentry, upholstery, scenic artistry, cabinetmaking, rigging, costume construction, pattern making, electrics, audio engineering, projections, stage management, production assistants, etc. Please send your resume to bnewman@irtlive.com and include the words “Resume Submission” in the subject line or mail them to the theatre – our address is at the bottom of the page. At the IRT, we believe that diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions enrich the quality of work we present on the stage. We are committed to all forms of diversity in all areas of our work.

INTERNSHIPS AT THE IRT


The Indiana Repertory Theatre internship program offers an exciting opportunity for college and graduate students to gain professional experience by: working side-by-side with extraordinary artists, administrators, and technicians.

  • being actively involved in the production of world-class theatre among a variety of departments.
  • partnering with each student, university, and department to develop a course of study that best meets the needs of all parties.
  • delivering experienced-based, hands-on learning opportunities that provide the necessary skills to become a viable candidate in a highly competitive field

ADMINISTRATIVE INTERNSHIPS (available Fall, Winter, Spring)

Company Management | Development and Fundraising | Dramaturgy | Education | Patron Services | Marketing Sales and Communications

PRODUCTION INTERNSHIPS (available Fall or Spring)

Costuming | Electrics | Properties Production Management | Scenery | Scenic Art | Sound | Stage Management

SUMMER-ONLY INTERNSHIPS

Summer Youth Workshops


APPLY for an internship

To apply for an internship, please fill out the form below. 

For internships during the academic year, applicants must be enrolled for credit in a college or university to be eligible. For summer internships, applicants must be enrolled for credit in a college or university for the upcoming semester to be eligible.

Deadline for Fall/Summer internships: April 1st

Deadline for Winter/Spring internships: December 1st

For more information, please contact Randy D. Pease at 317.916.4842.


About Internships at the IRT

Internships are individually designed for each student and IRT works with interns and advisors when necessary to develop a course of study which best reflects the needs of the participant and the department. Department heads will give interns tasks and challenges that will provide direct support to our day-to-day activities. The IRT internship program is designed to be an experienced based, hands-on learning opportunity providing the skills necessary to be a viable candidate in a highly competitive field. Applicants must currently be enrolled in a college or university to be eligible.

Click here to download a detailed description of IRT’s internship offerings. 


 

Internship Application

Current Contact Information 
Permanent Contact Information
(if different from current)
Emergency Contact Information
School Information

Please note that you must be enrolled in classes during the internship in order to be eligible.

Advisor Contact Information
Additional Information
Are you 18 years of age or older?
Do you have a valid driver's license?
Will you have a car during the internship?
What is your gender?
Work Requirements
The work involved in internships at IRT may require heavy lifting, long hours, and/or physical strain. Is there any reason(s) why you could not participate fully?
Areas of Interest

**Requires submission of an academic writing sample. See below.

Availability

Internships require a three month minimum commitment. Please note the following deadlines for application:

  • Fall/Summer Internships: April 1
  • Winter/Spring Internships: December 1
Is this date exact?
Is this date exact?
References

Please list at least two additional references, not including your advisor above.

Reference #1

Reference #2

Reference #3

Writing SamplePlease describe:
  • Your career objectives and how you expect to achieve them.
  • Your expectations of an internship at Indiana Repertory Theatre.
  • Your relevant academic experience, work experience, or education in theatre.
  • Your strengths and weaknesses and how you plan to leverage those in this internship.

Note: If you are applying for internships in Dramaturgy, Development, Marketing, or Education, you will need to submit an academic writing sample in addition to the answer you enter below. See submission instructions at the end of this document.

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