Semester Internships

The Festival offers one of the most effective professional theatre training programs in the region. Our Intern/Apprentice program nurtures the next generation of theatre artists by giving young people a real-world, hands-on experience in the professional theatre that includes production, administration, marketing, education and management.

Annually, the Festival employs between 15-25 college and high school students from area educational institutions. Participants gain invaluable experience working at a variety of production and administrative positions. College credit, networking opportunities with theatre professionals, and resume credit is available through our internships.

Fall and Spring semester internships are offered in the following areas:

Applications for the fall internship are due September 1, 2019.
Applications for the spring internship are due January 24, 2020.

All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume with three references. Please send all materials to:

Clarate Heckler
Director of Operations and Community Relations
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
3732 Main Street
Kanas City, MO 64111