Join the StageAgent Team

At StageAgent we love theatre. We are actors, directors and teachers who are on a quest to use technology to inform, guide and improve the lives of performing artists. But in order to succeed, we need your help! We have multiple openings for part-time, work-from-home positions.


SUMMER INTERNS

StageAgent is currently recruiting theatre-loving interns to join us for the summer. Our interns will have the opportunity to be mentored by StageAgent staff while developing research and writing skills. This is an unpaid, 10-hour-per-week, three-month commitment.

Internship Term: June 10 – September 16, 2019
Deadline to Apply: May 20, 2019

What Will You Do?
Working under the direction of a StageAgent Editor, interns will participate in creating study guides, blog posts, song analyses, quizzes, and generally help improve content on our website. Interns will receive writing guidelines and feedback on their guides before publication.

Position Hours and Schedule:
Our interns are unpaid, working virtually (at home or wherever the intern feels most productive) with set deadlines to be met. We are flexible on how many hours per week the intern is able to work but an average of 10 hours per week is required for the full three months. Flexibility and time management are an asset in potential interns. Interns can be located virtually anywhere in the world as long as you have a computer and internet access.

Who Are We Looking For?
Interns should be either current college students or recent graduates. We are looking for a diverse group of interns who specialize in plays, musicals, and/or operas of any era. Below is a list of traits we look for when selecting individuals for our internship program:

  • Passion about theatre with extensive performing, directing, musical, tech, dramaturgy, or playwrighting experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivator
  • Positive attitude
  • Coachable and open to learning
  • Strong values – personally and professionally
  • Problem-solving skills

Internship Perks:

  • Experience writing for a high-profile web publisher
  • Free StageAgent PRO subscription
  • Become part of a community of passionate and talented writers and theatre professionals
  • Coaching and support: meet and greet training sessions via video chat with StageAgent staff
  • Develop writing skills
  • Resume building
  • StageAgent letters of reference and personal recommendations

Required Application Materials:
Applicants are required to submit the following documents via email:

  • Cover letter: Indicate why you are interested in an internship and what values and skills you can contribute to StageAgent
  • Resume
  • Writing sample: Submit a writing sample of 300 to 500 words--either a piece about theatre that you have recently written, or a brief summarization of a favorite play or musical.

For more information, please contact Laura Ware at laura (at) stageagent.com


BLOGGER

JOB DUTIES:

  • Write engaging blog posts about various aspects of theatre: acting, design, directing, auditioning, writing, casting, celebrity interviews, running a theatre, and more!

  • Create original written content between 600 and 1200 words long, exclusively published on StageAgent AND/OR create original video content to be posted on the StageAgent blog and shared via the StageAgent YouTube channel

  • Submit 1 to 4 posts per month as determined by the editor

  • Share your StageAgent blog posts via your personal social media channels

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Extensive background in any of the following areas:

    • Acting, Voice, Dance
    • Direction, Choreography, Musical Direction
    • Design/technical theatre
    • Theatre management
    • Casting
    • Teaching any of the above in high schools, colleges, privately
  • College degree

  • Proven writing/video experience, with samples to be submitted

COMPENSATION:

This is a freelance position. Bloggers are paid on a per-piece-published basis, after the first sample post.

Drop us an email at jobs [AT] stageagent.com with your résumé and any links to your work, and we'll get in touch with you soon.

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