THEATRE ASPEN IS LIVE! WE ARE NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR OUR APPRENTICE PROGRAM, CLASS OF 2022

Join us this summer as a part of the

THEATRE ASPEN APPRENTICE PROGRAM

CLASS OF 2022

With daytime views of Aspen Mountain and nights filled with stars,

Theatre Aspen offers professional productions, cabarets, and special events

as well as year-round educational programming.

APPRENTICESHIPS ARE OFFERED IN EVERY DEPARTMENT OF OUR THEATER:

ON STAGE, IN THE WINGS, and AT THE OFFICE

COMPANY MANAGEMENT ∙ COSTUME & WARDROBE ∙ DEVELOPMENT ∙ EDUCATION ∙ LIGHTING ∙ MARKETING ∙ MUSIC DIRECTION ∙ PERFORMANCE ∙ SOUND ∙ STAGE MANAGEMENT ∙ PROPS ∙ CARPENTRY ∙ WRITING & DIRECTION

All apprenticeships are paid opportunities ($350/week) including housing and travel for the duration of the season from mid-May through late August.

Please submit your application on Submittable by March 8! 

For more information visit www.TheatreAspen.org/TAAP or contact taap@theatreaspen.org. 

Thank you again,

Theatre Aspen

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Company Management Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


COMPANY MANAGEMENT APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 1

Reports to: Mainstage Season Company Manager; Danielle Taylor – General Manager

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Company Manager in setup and breakdown of company housing
  • Assist the Company Manager with onboarding the full company at the beginning of the season
  • Assist with hospitality needs by arranging, delivering, and setting up food, beverage, and lodging for company members and staff/board meetings
  • Coordinate crew meals and company hospitality at the theatre and rehearsal room
  • Assist the Company Manager in care of the company throughout the summer season
  • Office administration tasks including:
    • answering office phones
    • processing ticket orders
    • facilitating company members’ incoming mail
    • maintaining the TA office and studio

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

As you complete your application, please let us know if you have a valid Driver’s License.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Costume & Wardrobe Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


COSTUME & WARDROBE APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 2

Reports to: Mainstage Season Wardrobe Supervisor; Theatre Aspen – Director of Production

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist Wardrobe Supervisor in setup of costume shop, dressing rooms, and onsite wardrobe trailer
  • Assist Wardrobe Supervisor in any necessary fittings by taking notes, photos, and measurements
  • Attend rehearsals and design run throughs with Wardrobe Supervisor and/or Costume Designer(s) as needed
  • Perform alterations on costumes as directed by Wardrobe Supervisor or Wardrobe Assistant
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of dressing rooms during run of shows
  • Act as a dresser for Mainstage and Education shows as needed
  • Perform pre and post show responsibilities as directed by Wardrobe Supervisor, including laundry, ironing, steaming, and prepping costumes and dressing rooms
  • Check in/out all costumes before and after every performance using appropriate paperwork
  • Gather costumes for laundering following each performance including spraying dry-clean only garments
  • Assist in the re-blocking of wigs at the end of each performance
  • Perform necessary maintenance/notes on costumes and wigs
  • Participate in changeover between season shows
  • Rotate costumes in dressing rooms and individual dressing spaces as necessary
  • Assist with strike and repackaging of costumes

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 1 Portfolio, or other samples of your work if available

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Development Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


DEVELOPMENT APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 1

Reports to: Natalie Travers – Director of Advancement; Yoeli Gutierrez – Development Associate

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Day-to-Day Fundraising

  • Communicating regularly with donors via phone and email
  • Learning and maintaining gift database (Salesforce) and accurate data entry
  • Processing gift acknowledgements
  • Participating in larger strategic conversations for the annual summer campaign and larger organizational revenue generation

Fundraising Events

  • Support planning and taking part in TA’s largest fundraising event of the year
  • Support the sourcing of silent and live auction items
  • Assist in managing donor gifts leading up to and during the event
  • Generating highly-detailed guests lists

Liaison to Hurst Theatre

  • Support the managing of special guest lists with Box Office and Development Department
  • Assisting in distribution of gifts and/or recognition of distinguished attendees for each performance
  • Greet attendees for previews, opening nights, and special performances

Community Engagement

  • Attending TA committee and board meetings as needed
  • Attending citywide events to promote TA by attending and participating in community engagement meetings
  • Representing TA at the weekly local Farmers Market and 4th of July Parade
  • Interacting with audience members and visitors at TA mainstage and education shows
  • Maintain TA’s presence on community calendars by adding and updating event and performance information in coordination with the Marketing Manager, Events and Rentals Manager, and Marketing Apprentice

Administration

  • Assist in creating and distributing season concierge packets throughout Aspen
  • Executing superior data management
  • Answering phones
  • Processing donations and ticket order over the phone and online
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the TA office and studio

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • College junior, college senior, grad student, or recent graduate no more than 12 months past your graduation, with a major in business, marketing, digital media, communications, visual or performing arts with an interest in further developing your skills in sales, marketing, design, communications, advertising, and/or public relations
  • Intermediate to expert experience in all Microsoft Office applications including, but not limited to: Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • Detail oriented mindset and process driven with excellent organizational skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to manage time, adhere to deadlines, and pivot in times of change
  • Passionate about theatre and its storytelling power
  • Interest in further developing your skills in creative and traditional fundraising techniques and practices, donor relationships within the context of a vibrant non-profit theatre, Salesforce data management, and procuring knowledge of a summer stock theatre’s organizational framework

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume, highlighting any experience in development
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation, with at least one from a theatre professional

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Education Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


EDUCATION APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 2

Reports to: Vanessa Strahan – Education Manager

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as a Teaching Assistant or Lead Teacher for Theatre Aspen Education summer programs
  • Assist in designing and implementing lesson plans
  • Mentor high school teaching assistants as needed
  • Assist in the planning, preparation, and teaching of specific skill sets to young children (grades K-2), pre-teens (grades 3-6) and/or teens (grades 7-12)
  • Assist with the administrative pre-planning of Education summer programs
  • Assist in TA Education social media promotion throughout the summer
  • Assist with inventory, maintenance, and operations of Education materials
  • Assist with one or more of the Education summer youth productions in a creative or technical capacity
  • Communicate with parents in a professional manner both in person and electronically
  • Assist with playbill creation including advertisement solicitation and ongoing administrative tasks as required
  • Maintain cleanliness of school facilities

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts, Theatre, and Education and bringing them to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have highly effective interpersonal skills necessary to interact with staff, students, families, and partners
  • You are flexible and comfortable in classroom and production settings and have the ability to manage multiple and competing priorities
  • You are a creative, innovative, passionate educator who is comfortable with students at various ages and skill levels
  • You are comfortable working cross culturally with youth and adults from diverse socio-economic, racial, ethnic, gender, educational, religious, sexual-orientation, and generational backgrounds

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest. This does not need to be a formal letter, we just want to hear about you and your interest in this position in your own voice. Within this letter, please include 2-3 sentences responding to the following question: What culture do you work to establish in your classroom, and how do you go about implementing that?
  • 1 Resume, highlighting teaching experience and areas of production experience.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation, with at least one from someone who has observed you teaching or worked with you in an arts/arts education setting.
  • 2 Work Samples, such as lesson plans, syllabi, video of teaching, if available.

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

As you complete your application, please let us know if you have a valid Driver’s License.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Lighting Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


LIGHTING APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 2

Reports to: Mainstage Season Lighting Supervisor; Theatre Aspen – Director of Production

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Lighting Supervisor with load in, installation, and strike of the season’s lighting design(s)
  • Assist with inventory, maintenance, and operations of all lighting equipment
  • Take part in hanging, focusing, cabling, and programming tasks as assigned by the Lighting Supervisor
  • Act as Light Board Operator, Spot Op, and/or run crew, at the discretion of the Lighting Supervisor and/or Director of Production
  • Serve as a member of the changeover crew between shows under the supervision of the Lighting Supervisor and/or Director of Production

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional or a currently-enrolled or recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • A Portfolio, or other samples of your work if available

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Marketing Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


MARKETING APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 1

Reports to: Toni Case – Marketing Manager; Jed Bernstein – Producing Director

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Advertising & Marketing

  • Assist in the creation of e-blasts and other marketing materials
  • Track TA media placements to ensure that advertising agreements have been effectively executed
  • Assist in the development of scripts for radio advertisements
  • Coordinate with Company Management to arrange talent transportation for any/all interviews

Social Media

  • Coordinate with Marketing Manager to execute TA’s social media plan
  • Assist in executing and monitoring all social campaigns
  • Generate content for TA’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by writing posts, taking photos, and collecting materials from company members, vendors, and staff
  • Generate weekly reports for all campaigns and accounts

Visual Media

  • Coordinate with Director of Production, Marketing Manager, Company Manager, Stage Management, company members, and external vendors to schedule all media coverage of TA productions including, but not limited to: radio, television, newspaper and magazine interviews, archival video recordings, and photo calls
  • Act as TA Archivist by attending and documenting citywide events to promote TA within the community (i.e. grant meetings, community engagement meetings, Farmers Market, 4th of July Parade)
  • Assist in generating graphic design for e-blasts sent to TA’s extensive patron and donor list

Content Creation

  • Assist in creating & editing video, photo, and graphic design for marketing materials throughout the summer

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with a major in business, marketing, digital media, communications, visual or performing arts with an interest in further developing your skills in sales, marketing, design, communications, advertising, or public relations
  • Experience with Adobe Suite or other content creation platforms
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, planning, and professional skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and results-driven
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to adhere to a schedule, meet deadlines, and prioritize in a changing environment
  • A creative mind that is able to adapt to multiple opinions
  • A passion for theatre
  • A passion for developing content

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 1-2 Samples of Relevant Work, if available

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Music Direction Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


MUSIC DIRECTION APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 1

Reports to: Mainstage Season Music Director(s); Grant Strom – Apprentice Program Coordinator

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as rehearsal accompanist for all musical rehearsals throughout the season (pre-season preparation necessary)
  • Perform as Keys 2 in the orchestra for mainstage performances, if needed
  • Serve as substitute conductor as needed
  • Assist in creating rehearsal tracks for mainstage musical(s)
  • Assist in transcribing and arranging any musical compositions as needed
  • Assist in teaching music to acting company
  • Assist Music Director(s) as needed throughout season
  • Assist with the Theatre Aspen Cabaret Series throughout the summer

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills
  • You are proficient in Finale and/or Sibelius music notation software
  • You have interest or experience in arranging and/or orchestration

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 1-2 Recording(s) of you playing piano and conducting
  • 1 Copying/Music Notation Sample using music notation software such as Finale or Sibelius

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Performance Apprenticeship.

Please note: Performance Apprentice applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 1, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


PERFORMANCE APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Available: 6

Reports to: Mainstage Season Director(s); Mainstage Season Music Director(s);

Jed Bernstein – Producing Director; Britt Marden – Director of Artistic Planning; Grant Strom – Apprentice Program Coordinator

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Being a cast member in at least one main stage show
  • Perform in the Theatre Aspen Cabaret series throughout the summer
  • Take part in promotional events throughout the summer on behalf of TA including talkbacks and post-show meet & greets as assigned
  • Take an active role in creating, designing, and/or performing in the Theatre Aspen Apprentice Program Showcase

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills
  • You are professional, respectful and generous toward collaborators

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Headshot and Resume

In addition, please provide

  • 2 Contrasting Vocal Selections, roughly 30 seconds/16 bars each, submitted via YouTube or Vimeo links labeled with your name
  • 1 Sample of your ability as a dancer/mover, submitted via YouTube or Vimeo links labeled with your name

Please note that Performance applicants may be invited to a callback/interview via Zoom. Details on this will be provided as necessary.

All Performance Apprentices are eligible to participate in the Equity Membership Candidate Program with Actors’ Equity Association.

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Sound Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


SOUND APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 2

Reports to: Mainstage Season Sound Designer; Theatre Aspen – Director of Production

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with inventory of all audio and video equipment
  • Maintaining/updating paperwork
  • Assist in installing system cabling, speakers, rigging, cameras and monitors
  • Serve as A2 for at least one of the mainstage shows which includes daily checks of all microphones, speakers and clear com systems, dressing actor mics, and monitoring/troubleshooting/repairing actor and band inputs during the show
  • Set up A2 world to create a workspace you can use to monitor, run, and maintain shows, which includes setting up wireless mics and monitoring board, organizing work drawers and boxes, and maintaining a clean and organized work environment
  • Assist in setting up the band area, paying particular attention to clean cable runs when installing mics, power, and band monitoring systems
  • Participate in system tuning as a runner, taking instruction from the Sound Engineer and Sound Designer, and providing support as needed
  • Assist in building, painting, and maintaining mic rigs for all mainstage shows as described by Sound Designer
  • Monitor A2 expendables and supplies

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Stage Management Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


STAGE MANAGEMENT APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 2

Reports to: Mainstage Season Production Stage Manager; Mainstage Season Assistant Stage Manager(s); Theatre Aspen – Director of Production

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as Production Assistant or Second ASM for mainstage productions
  • Act as Stage Manager for Theatre Aspen Summer Cabaret Series
  • Attend all rehearsals for shows that are assigned and perform duties as assigned by stage management team, including, but not limited to:
    • Taking notes throughout the rehearsal process
    • Assisting with the maintenance and cleanliness of the rehearsal space
    • Maintaining hospitality areas both in rehearsal and at the theatre
    • Assisting in prop tracking
    • Assisting in overall production paperwork
    • Assisting in taping out the rehearsal space floor
    • Supporting running of productions

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills
  • Must be a highly organized individual, team player, and a creative problem solver

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 1-2 Samples of Relevant Work, such as a cue layout, prompt book, or rehearsal/performance report

Stage Management Apprentices are eligible to participate in the Equity Membership Candidate Program with Actors’ Equity Association.

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Props Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


PROPS APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 1

Reports to: Properties Supervisor; Theatre Aspen – Director of Production

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Properties Supervisor in sourcing, creating, and maintaining properties for all mainstage productions as assigned
  • Assist Properties Supervisor in sourcing rehearsal props
  • Serve as a run crewmember for all mainstage productions
  • Assist Director of Production and crew with maintenance of all mainstage productions including paint touchup, carpentry repairs, and rigging
  • Assist in load-in and load-out as needed
  • Assist Properties Supervisor in design of Education productions

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills
  • You have entry-level knowledge of carpentry and properties

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Samples of Relevant Work, if available

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Carpentry Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


CARPENTRY APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Offered: 2

Reports to: Mainstage Season Technical Director; Theatre Aspen – Director of Production

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with Technical Director on scenic load-in, load-out, and maintenance
  • Assist Director of Production and Site Manager in building, load-in, load out, and management throughout the season
  • Assist Director of Production and Site Manager with facilities and maintenance of the Theatre Aspen site
  • Serve as a crewmember for all mainstage productions including assisting backstage run crews, changeovers, and quick changes
  • Assist the Director of Production and Site Manager with site-specific tasks as needed including building the site, site maintenance, shuffling gear, installing scenery, and escorting vehicles
  • Assist Technical Director with maintenance of all mainstage productions including paint touchup, carpentry repairs, and rigging
  • Assist other departments on an as-needed basis, which may include assisting with light hang, cabling, rigging, painting, and/or basic carpentry
  • Serve as a member of the changeover crew for all mainstage productions

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills
  • You have entry-level knowledge of carpentry, rigging, lighting, sound, and properties
  • Entry-level knowledge of facilities, site, and maintenance is a plus

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

Thank you for applying to the 2022 Theatre Aspen Writing & Directing Apprenticeship.

Please note: applications go live January 10, 2022 and close March 8, 2022.

If you have questions, please contact: taap@theatreaspen.org

Thank you for your interest in Theatre Aspen!


WRITING & DIRECTING APPRENTICESHIP

Number of Apprentices Available: 1

Reports to: Mainstage Season Director(s); Mainstage Season Music Director(s); Jed Bernstein – Producing Director; Britt Marden – Director of Artistic Planning; Grant Strom – Apprentice Program Coordinator

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the development of the Theatre Aspen Cabaret Series, Apprentice Showcase, and special events as assigned including writing book scenes, transitional dialogue, and/or alternate/parody lyrics
  • Assisting the director(s) and music director(s) during our summer season in rehearsals, production meetings, and beyond
  • Work with Stage Management to track and implement any script and lyric changes
  • Completing any preliminary work before rehearsals as assigned by the director(s), including dramaturgical research and administrative organizing
  • Serve as a liaison between the creative team and the Producing Director, Stage Manager(s), and cast

WHO YOU ARE and WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TABLE

  • You are a college-aged young professional, a currently-enrolled college student, or a recently-graduated college student no more than 12 months past your graduation, with either a declared major in a related field or relevant experience in the industry
  • You have a passion for the Arts and Theatre and bringing both to the Aspen community
  • You believe in teamwork, camaraderie, and have a willingness to pitch in
  • You have excellent people skills

WHAT WE’D LIKE FROM YOU

  • 1 Letter of Interest
  • 1 Resume
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Samples of Relevant Work, highlighting your skills in writing dialogue
  • A Directing Reel, if available

Theatre Aspen is implementing a required COVID-19 vaccination policy effective by your arrival date in Aspen for the 2022 season. Theatre Aspen is adopting this policy to ensure the health and safety of our employees, their families, patrons, volunteers, visitors, and the community at large. Theatre Aspen will fully comply with and enforce CDC recommendations as they are updated regarding COVID-19 vaccines.

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