If you have an interest in the behind-the-scenes workings of the theatre and are looking for an opportunity in Walworth County, then check out The Lake Geneva Theatre Company. The company, a professional regional theatre, is currently looking for short-term summer interns to help with their production of The Mystery of Irma Vep.
They are looking for interns in the following areas:
- Loading in the set on Sunday, May 31 and/or striking the set on Sunday, June 28 (FREE Potbelly sandwiches!)
- Running lights/sound (need to be available the first week in June and all weekends in June)
- Assisting stage manager (setting props, rigging special effects, etc. – again, need to be available first week in June and all weekends in June)
- Assisting with box office/front of house (can do one or more of the 16 shows)
The dates/times of the performances are in June 2009:
- June 5, 6, 7
- June 12, 13, 14
- June 19, 20, 21
- June 26, 27, 28
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm
All performances are at the historic Horticultural Hall (330 Broad Street) in downtown Lake Geneva.
As a new company, they are not able to offer pay at this time. However, they hope to give interns a positive theatre experience and professional credit to put on a resume.
UW-Whitewater Students: If you would like the full details on this opportunity, particularly information on who to contact regarding your interest in an internship with the Lake Geneva Theatre Company, shoot an email to me, Laura Jacobs, at MorrowL@uww.edu. You can also find this opportunity posted in HawkQuest.