ShawChicago Internship Program

ShawChicago is the resident theater company at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts located in a historic 1927 building in the Gold Coast.  We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to presenting concert readings of some of the greatest theatrical literature of the late 19th to mid 20th centuries. Our mission is to present the works of Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and his contemporaries.

Two types of internships are available for current students and recent graduates:

Management Interns gain experience in the areas of Membership Relations and Communications, Marketing and Social Media, Business Management and Special Projects. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact with ShawChicago artistic staff as well as the staff of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. Management interns work between 10-15 hours per week.

Production Interns gain experience in Theater Management, Company Management, Box Office and House Management, Production Marketing and Communications, Subscription Management and Sales and Special Projects.  Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact with staff of the Ruth Page Center, artistic and production staff, actors and audience members.  Production interns work 10-15 hours per week during the production season, September – May.

International students are accepted provided they have current visa sponsorship.

Interns are invited to attend rehearsals, receive complementary tickets to productions for friends and family, and invitations to cast parties.

To apply:

Submit the following materials: 

  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Number of internship hours needed/wanted
  • Major or area of study
  • Timeframe of availability for internship

Please send your application materials to info@shawchicago.org 

or mail them to: ShawChicago, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60610 Attn: Internship Program.

We accept rolling applications.

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