Jumpstart your career with Center Theatre Group. Your career in professional theatre is waiting for you.
Apply for a Center Theatre Group internship and develop essential workforce skills by studying and learning alongside professionals. Work behind the scenes at CTG, one of the nation’s most vibrant non-profit theatres, with two stages in Downtown Los Angeles—the Ahmanson Theatre and the Mark Taper Forum—and one in Culver City, the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
CTG is not currently accepting internship applications.
The deadline has passed, and all fall positions have been filled. Applications for the spring 2014 cycle will open in mid December. All opportunities will be posted on this page. We anticipate 12 open undergraduate positions and 2 open graduate-level positions in various departments this spring.
Opportunities are regularly available in the following departments, although exact internships vary by cycle:
- Account Sales
- Artistic/Executive Office
- August Wilson Monologue Competition (Program & Production)
- Costume Shop
- Education and Community Partnerships
- Information Systems
- Kirk Douglas Theatre Patron Engagement
- Media and Communications
- Prop Shop
- Sherwood Award Program Intern
- Ticket Operations
CTG is proud to participate in local internship and apprenticeship programs, including the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program, USC’s David Dukes Memorial Scholarship Program, Bank of America’s Student Leaders Program, Occidental College’s InternLA Program, the SPARK Apprentice Program and UCLA Community School’s High School Internship Program. If you are an organization or school representative interested in building a partnership with Center Theatre Group, please contact Camille Schenkkan, Program Manager, at 213.972.8031 or cschenkkan@CenterTheatreGroup.org.
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Application Materials & Process
Every applicant must submit an official CTG Internship Application, business resume (not an acting or design resume), and a customized cover letter detailing why you are interested in this specific internship at Center Theatre Group, and why you believe participating in that internship would further your career goals.
In general, current undergraduate students and people who graduated from an undergraduate program within one semester of application date are eligible for undergraduate-level internships. Current graduate students and people who graduated from a Masters program within one year of the application date are eligible for graduate-level internships. Read each position’s description carefully to ensure your eligibility. Please do not apply for a position for which you are not eligible.
Please note: CTG Internships are highly competitive. We strongly suggest you take your time and submit a thoughtful, concise application. For tips on applying to these or other internship positions, you might want to check out the article “Five Tips for Applying to Internships” on ARTSblog, written by CTG’s Internship Program manager.
Please watch a brief instructional video we created to give you tips on submitting a successful application.
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