Apprentice Company

Please check back soon for our 2018 Apprentice Company applications. In the meantime, feel free to take look at our 2017 information, and be sure to look at our most recent blog post as well. 

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2017 Apprentice Company Applications Now Available

Shakespeare on the Sound, the award-winning outdoor Shakespeare theater based in Norwalk, CT, is seeking applicants for the 2017 Apprentice Company.  

Opportunities exist in the following disciplines: acting, directing, stage management, education, playwriting, costume design, production, and arts administration.  Shakespeare on the Sound is searching for early career/emerging artists and administrators. 

Successful candidates will be self-motivated, dedicated, inquisitive, collaborative, enthusiastic, and capable of working in a fast-paced, challenging, multi-faceted environment.  Apprentices function as an integral part of Shakespeare on the Sound, and will have the opportunity to work directly with the accomplished and professional artists creating the mainstage production. 

Additionally, members of our Apprentice Company attend master classes with professionals in New York City, including classes for theater disciplines other than their chosen specialty. They also organize Shakespeare on the Sound's annual Budding Bards festival for new artists. 

Requirements: applicants must be between 18-25, either in college or recent graduates.  Time commitment for most apprentices is early May through the second week in July, though some apprenticeships may begin earlier.  The position is unpaid.  Travel compensation to and from NYC rehearsal space and CT will be provided.  Housing is not available.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2017 to be considered for the 2017 Apprentice Company.  Send completed application to Claire Kelly, Director of Education/Artistic Associate at claire@shakespeareonthesound.org .

Download 2017 Apprentice Application Here