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Summer Lighting Intern

The Naples Players is searching for motivated, confident, and creative young theatre artists for their Summer 2021 Internship Program. Interns will work closely with the professional, full-time staff members in mounting the theatrical season and all related events. 

  • Minimum 18 years of age 
  • Enrolled full or part time, or recent graduate at a college or university
  • Majoring/minoring in Theatre, Theatre Education, or applicable degree
  • Minimum of 1 semester under degree
  • Basic knowledge in area of interest

Preferred Skills:
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Organization & efficiency
  • AutoCAD, Vectorworks, Lightwright, or any related drafting program
  • Ability to work independently or with small to medium groups

Lighting Interns will work in the lighting department directly under The Naples Players' Head of Lighting and learn hang & focus, equipment maintenance, computer drafting, programming, and crew management. As they progress through the summer, interns will have increased responsibility and demonstrate learned skills through leading and teaching groups of volunteers in hang & focus, as well as, training them in spot light and light board operation. Qualified and interested Interns will also have the opportunity to assistant, co, or full design lights for various productions.

Interns are evaluated throughout the summer, starting with an orientation which establishes the goals and expectations of the summer. Interns will meet with the Internship Director one on one two weeks into their program, then on the first Friday of every month after for evaluation, ending with an exit interview which encourages and open dialogue about their experience.

The internship is paid and housed. TNP covers all costs associated with the housing, which is located walking distance to the theatre and to downtown Naples. Start and end dates are negotiable based on school schedule.