The Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, PA is accepting applications for its 2015-16 Apprentice Program. Applicants are sought in all areas including: Acting, Audience Services, Carpentry, Casting/Literary Management, Costumes, Education/Teaching Artist, Fundraising, General Management, Grants, Marketing, Props, Public Relations, Running Crew/Stage, Scenic Painting, Shop Management, Stage Management/Production Management, Subscriptions and Wigs/Costumes.
The program is a full-time commitment with a weekly scholarship of $350, gym membership and free tuition to Theatre School classes. The term of scholarships vary, but may begin as early as July/August 2015 and will end by June 2016. Actors must sing and minority performers are especially sought.
Applications will be accepted beginning February 2, 2015 through our on-line application only. To apply please complete the application Here
Applications will be accepted through the online form ONLY, beginning February 1, 2015 until all positions have been filled (rolling application process). Please do not submit any application materials through regular mail as they will not be reviewed. Should the Walnut Staff require any additional materials, such as work samples or portfolios, you will be contacted. The apprenticeships are full time commitments and cannot be completed while students are still pursuing their undergraduate degrees.
Timeline: Interviews begin in March and are concluded by mid-June. You will be notified if you are eliminated at any time during the process.
For Actors: Auditions are scheduled at the end of May each season. Applicants selected for an audition will be contacted by mid-April.
For answers to questions about the Professional Apprentice Program at Walnut Street Theatre call 215.574.3550, x511 or email us.
Director of Education
Walnut Street Theatre