The Lake Dillon Theatre Company Apprentice Program
The Lake Dillon Theatre Company Apprentice Program provides opportunities for young theatre professionals to further develop their careers with on-the-job training in their field of interest. The program bridges the gap between the educational world and the professional world by providing real work experience and credits that help build resumes and skills. Apprentices team up with professionals who serve as mentors and support them during their time at LDTC.
- Lake Dillon Theatre Apprentices earn a weekly meal stipend of $150.
- Dorm-style housing is provided.
- Free public transportation is available with local bus shuttles.
- Applications accepted beginning January 5, 2019.
- Contracts for most departments run for 10-12 weeks between May 28th - August 18th.
Please note that there is flexibility on start and end dates. We understand that students going back to school may not be available for the full term. We will consider each applicant’s availability on an individual basis as we seek to fill each apprentice position with the best candidate.
All positions remain open until filled. Please send all application materials to Colt Neidhardt, Director of Education and Community Outreach: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Company Management Apprentice will work under the direction of the Production/Company Manager during the 2019 summer season.
Apprentice will be responsible for assisting the Production/Company Manager with day-to-day tasks including driving the company shuttle, preparing employee housing, picking up/dropping off company members at the airport in Denver, being on call for emergencies, receiving and processing all employee comp ticket requests, running departmental errands, and performing general office duties.
Apprentice should have the ability to communicate with others effectively and professionally, excellent computer skills, and an interest in company management.
Candidate must also have a valid driver’s license and pass a motor vehicle background check. Duties may include heavy lifting/carrying items up or down stairs. Candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs. Candidate able to bring car a plus.
- Letter of Interest
- 1 Position Available
The Wardrobe Apprentice will work with the wardrobe supervisor and designers on a variety of different projects during the summer season.
Duties include: Assisting the costume designer with the design for productions, maintenance of costume pieces and daily laundering needs in rehearsal and performance, running a backstage crew position during performances, assisting with changeover and load-in procedures for productions and special events, and cleaning and maintaining costumes, costume areas, and other backstage areas.
Apprentice will also assist in the creation of costumes for the Educational Youth Theatre Workshops and run Summer Sunday Cabaret Series. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass a motor vehicle background check. Candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs. Candidate able to bring car a plus.
- Letter of Interest
- 1 Position Available – June 3rd - August 12th