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Opera Saratoga Summer Festival’s Paid Professional Internship

Explore a career in professional theatre in a short period of time through this Opera Saratoga’s unique internship. This program is a paid education experience that will span from May 27 through July 8.

This internship holds the goal of providing students with hands-on educational opportunities along with practical experience in both the shop environment and backstage. It will enable all interns to get experience in areas like stage management; wardrobe; scenery; electrics; props; and wigs/make-up.

Interns will also provide the chance to work alongside and network with theatre professionals, participate in the resume and portfolio reviews. All experience and skills that interns will obtain here will help them enhance their knowledge of opera production and technical theater.

Opera Saratoga is a professional opera company in Saratoga Springs, New York. It was founded in 1962 by Fred Patrick, who was a New York-based singer/actor and Juilliard graduate. It was formerly known as Lake George Opera that was changed with Saratoga Springs. The company performs for over 25,000 people annually.

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Internship Location:

Interns will work in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Internship Duration:

This internship will commence on May 27th and end on July 8th.

Internship Benefits:

Participants will be compensated through:

  • Stipend
  • Travel stipend, and housing during the summer residency period
  • Hands-on educational opportunities
  • Valuable networking
  • Resume and portfolio reviews
  • Mentorship from the top professional of theatre professionals
  • Valuable projects
  • Flexible working hours

Eligibility Requirements:

There is no requirement but the ideal candidate must be a current student.

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Eligible Country:

United States

How to Apply:  

Email a cover letter, resume and three references to Jason Barroncini, Production Manager at production@operasaratoga.org

Application Deadline:

Applications will remain open until the post is filled.

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