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Meadow Brook Theatre, in Rochester Michigan, is currently accepting resumes/applications for our 2013-14 season. Meadow Brook Theatre is the largest LORT Theatre in Michigan. It sits on the campus of Oakland University. We fully produce 6 shows a season. As well as housing a children’s series. We are looking for versatility in our interns, the ability to work in several different departments and a “Can do Attitude”.



Positions/descriptions available:

     · 2 Acting/Administration Interns

          o Would understudy for all shows

          o Would audition for all shows and be considered for roles

          o Would work in the Administration Offices

          o Would be involved in Light hang and focus calls

     · 1 Scene Shop Intern

          o Would work primarily in the Scene Shop – Scenic Paint skills a plus

          o Would be involved in Light hang and focus calls

     · 1 Prop/Scene Shop intern

          o Would work primarily in the Properties department however, would also work in  the Scene shop if needed

               § Basic Sewing Skills

               § Basic Building Skills

               § Basic Scenic Paint skills

          o Would be involved in Light hang and focus calls

     · 2 Costume Interns – 1 wardrobe position, 1 stitcher position

          o Must know how to sew

          o Wigs, make-up and Craft Skills a plus

          o Would also work on the backstage crew

          o Would be involved in Light hang and focus calls

     · 1 SM/PM Intern

          o Would also work on a backstage crew

          o Position includes points toward becoming equity

          o Would be involved in Light hang and focus calls

     · 1 Lighting/Scene Shop Intern

          o Would work in Light Department

          o Would work in the Scene shop – Building skills a plus

          o Would work on the backstage crew

          o Would be involved in Light hang and focus calls

*PLEASE NOTE: ALL INTERNS MUST HAVE AT LEAST A BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF LIGHTS (Hang and Focus).* AS WELL AS, BE WILLING TO WORK LOAD-IN’S AND STRIKES.

Technical intern applications please submit: (please add your name to your document before attaching)

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • 3 recommendations
  • Any and all examples of your previous work

Acting intern applications please submit: (please add your name to your documents before attaching)

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • 3 recommendations
  • vocal range
  • If you are in the area, please plan to come to our generals - Date/Time TBA
  • If you are located outside of our area:
  • A contemporary monologue
  • 1 song


All information should be addressed to Sarah Warren, Production Manager and e-mailed to mbtinternship@gmail.com OR mailed to 207 Wilson Hall, Rochester, MI 48309



What is involved in this internship:

     · Contract Dates are approx. September 2013 to June 2014

     · $200.00 per week (NO housing available)

     · A clear working knowledge of a Professional Theatre

     · A 2 night performance, of a show that is directed, designed, produced, acted by the interns

     · Lending support to the departments assigned

     · Intern meetings

     · Work 48 hours a week (overtime will be honored after 48 hrs. have been work within a week)

     · Mid and final season reviews

     · Needs to be team oriented but can also maintain the stamina needed to work individually.

     · Ability to switch departments if needed

          o Including working for load-ins and strikes

     · Ability to “play well with others”

     · Possess a sense of humor

     · Possess a good/”can do” attitude

     · Possess problem solving skills

     · A willingness to learn

     · Cleaning

     · Airport Runs

     · A willingness to work long hours if needed

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