Childsplay’s Internship Program gives teens ages 14-18 leadership opportunities in the theatre and classroom setting in assistance to our programs. We utilize interns in a meaningful way for both the intern and Childsplay Academy.
We are currently accepting applications for Fall Break 2022 and Spring Break 2023
Interns assist professional teaching artists by encouraging students to participate or helping guide them in activities, scenes, or choreography. An intern may be a Hogwarts Potions Professor, assistant director, arts and crafts specialist or even a Secret Agent. Interns also support the Academy Admin team preparing scripts, gathering supplies, and organizing materials for class. Student-Interns will also recieve mentornship and training throughout the week with regular oppurtunities to take part in leadership.
Here is what some of our previous interns have said about the program:
“This was such a fun week to be a part of. Seeing the kids happy and excited to arrive each day was amazing.” -14 year old
“I loved meeting all these kids but the fact that they treated me like an authority figure made it that much more fun.” -16 year old
“It’s super easy and fun. It gives you good experience!” -15 year old
“I would definitely recommend interning at Childsplay! It’s an amazing experience in a very welcoming and encouraging environment and I learned a lot this week.” -17 year old
As a volunteer, we allow students to work the hours and weeks that fits their schedule but try to prioritize longer committments. The standard commitment is one full week at a time for at least 20 hours for the week.
Volunteer hours run the same time as class, Monday through Friday.
Interns are eligable for our employee discount which is 50% off a class. The discount can be used once for each week a student interns. 3 weeks= 3 classes that can be discounted. When a student is ready to use their discount, they can contact the intern coordinator to be applied manually.
During the school year, interns may participat in our YETi program where they will work alongside theatre professional to run and produce two productions each season.
If you have any questions, please contact Academy Associate, Brianna Fallon
Phone: (480) 359-1494 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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