• Luna Stage
  • West Orange, NJ, USA
  • Jul 08, 2019
Intern Internship

Job Description

Join Luna Stage, a small yet fierce professional equity theatre company founded in 1992 in Montclair, NJ, and operating since 2010 in West Orange, NJ. Work with artists, designers, and directors from NYC, NJ, and beyond.

Internships Available: Technical Theatre, Stage Management
Great Team, P/T, Professional Equity Theatre.

Reports To
The ASM Intern reports to the Production Manager and the Production Stage

Responsibilities and Duties
- Flexible schedule required due to variable production needs.
- Help facilitate the smooth running of rehearsals and performances.
- Track props, costume pieces, and furniture for accurate setup and scene changes.
- Pre-set rehearsal props and costumes as needed for scene work and performances.
- Be “on book” and assist actors with their lines.
- Assist the SM, director, cast, and design team as needed during rehearsal, tech, and performance.
- Spike furniture and scenic elements and executing accurate scene changes.
- Help maintain the overall quality of our productions by acting as Run Crew Chief.
- Keep accurate and thorough production paperwork.
- Work and communicate effectively with other departments within the theatre.
- Perform administrative duties as needed.
- Participate in organization-wide intern duties.
- Participate in cleaning, organization, and maintenance calls at the theater.

- Pending or completed degree in theatre or any related field of study.
- Ability to think creatively, respond flexibly, and remain calm under pressure.
- Ability to multitask.
- General knowledge of backstage operations, safety, and conventional theatre practices.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Computer literate, with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and the internet.
- Capacity to follow-through on long-term projects, team player & empathetic.
- Needs to be team oriented but can also maintain the stamina, focus, initiative needed to work individually.
- Fluent English. 18+ years

Job Details
10-18 hours per week
Flexible work schedule.
Unpaid. Support for receiving credit.

Two sessions available:
Fall- September 9, 2019- December 21, 2019
Winter/Spring – January 6, 2020- May 20, 2020
Comps to Luna Stage performances and tickets to NJ Theatre Alliance member theatres.

Non-Discrimination Policy:
Our theatre is committed to equal employment opportunity, and continues to be a strong advocate of non-discrimination in all its employment practices. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally-recognized basis including, but not limited to, veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and physical or mental disability. In addition, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, sex, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, nationality, refusing to submit to a genetic test or making available the results of a genetic test to an employer, and disability are protected classes in New Jersey and New York. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply!