Summer internship experiences play an invaluable role in helping UE theatre students transition into the professional world following graduation. Internships, apprenticeships, fellowships, and paid summer staff positions at major arts organizations across the country are available in many fields including: acting, literary, scenic, costumes, lighting, sound, educational outreach, stage management, and theatre management.
This photo features just some of the current UE theatre students and alumni working at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, during the summer of 2018.
Theatre students are highly encouraged and/or required to pursue summer and/or semester-long internships to obtain professional experience and develop career contacts. UE theatre students regularly secure internships at these prestigious institutions: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Roundabout Theatre Company, Arena Stage, Utah Shakespeare Festival, The Santa Fe Opera, Great River Shakespeare Festival, The Juilliard School, The Glimmerglass Festival, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Cleveland Playhouse, Spoleto Festival, Atlantic Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alley Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, and The Muny in St. Louis.