PROFESSIONAL IMMERSION PROGRAM
Training. Participation. Anticipation.

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  • FALL/WINTER INTERNSHIPS
  • SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
  • TEACHING ARTIST FELLOWSHIPS


We offer the following off-season internships: arts education administration, artistic, casting, costume shop, development, production management, special events, marketing, and Triangle Lab (our community engagement division).

We are no longer accepting applications for winter 2015 internships. Please check back in July for information on how to apply for our fall/winter 2015-2016 internships.

Summer internships must begin on or before PIP Orientation and Meet and Greet on June 15, with rolling start dates beginning in April. Start and end dates are determined based on the intern's availability and the department's schedule, except for Artistic Learning internships and Teaching Artist Fellowships, which run June 15, 2015 through August 14, 2015.

We will begin accepting summer 2015 internship applications on Monday, January 12. The application deadline is Friday, March 6. Artistic Learning applications will be processed on a rolling basis as they are received. We encourage individuals to apply early because positions fill quickly.

To apply for all internships, please fill out the 2015 PIP Application Cover Sheet, and submit a cover letter and resume. Any emailed components should be in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe PDF formats.

Cover Sheet: Please complete all items on the cover sheet.

Cover Letter: This statement should be 500 words or less and include the following: why you are interested in participating in the Professional Immersion Program at Cal Shakes, the training or experience you already possess in your chosen department, and what would make this a successful internship for you. Your cover letter should reveal information about yourself that may not be represented in your resume or recommendations.

Resume: Your resume should include your professional experience and experience relevant to your desired department. You may submit separate theatrical and professional resumes, if preferred.

Portfolio (Design internships only): If you are applying to an internship in costume design, lighting design, scenic painting, sound design, or wigs and makeup, please send several samples of your work in your field in addition to the items above to help us get to know your work. If you are applying to the properties internship, a portfolio is preferred but not required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please email your completed application to cshapiro@calshakes.org. If you would like to submit a hard copy of your portfolio, please mail it to:

California Shakespeare Theater
c/o Professional Immersion Program
701 Heinz Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94710

You will receive a confirmation email when your application is received. If you do not hear back within two business days, please follow up to make sure your application is being processed.

Teaching Artist Fellowships run from June 15, 2015 through August 14, 2015.

We will begin accepting Summer 2015 Teaching Artist Fellowship applications on Monday, January 12. The application deadline is Friday, March 6. Teaching Artist Fellowship applications will be processed on a rolling basis as they are received. We encourage individuals to apply early because the positions fill quickly.

To apply for the Teaching Artist Fellowship, please make sure that your application includes both the application form and two letters of recommendation. Emailed components should be in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe PDF formats. Please download the TAF Application and complete all items.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please email your completed application to cshapiro@calshakes.org.