Department Chair:
Matthew Wright

Phone: 440 7758152
Fax: 440 7758340

Warner Center 100
30 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

OSTF Internships 2014

OSTF Internships 2014

 The Oberlin Summer Theater Festival is looking for several College-student interns for the 2014 Season:

4 – 6 Acting Interns will be hired to perform in 2 or 3 shows each. All acting interns are also required to help out in other capacities, and are assigned other tasks depending upon skills/interest, such as scene shop, props, publicity/box office, etc. OSTF utilizes various forms of inclusive casting depending upon the production. Possible Student Intern Roles –

 “As You Like It”

      Women -Celia, Phebe, Audrey, Amiens (strong singer)

      Men - Oliver, Amiens (strong singer), Ensemble

 “Come Back, Little Sheba”

      Women - Marie,

      Men - Turk, Bruce, Milkman, Elmo Huston, Messenger

“The Secret Garden” (a non-musical adaptation)

      Women - Mary, Martha, Betty,

      Men - Dickon, Colin, Ensemble members


Audition: Saturday, March 8th 10am – 2 pm. Warner Center. Sign up for an audition slot. Please provide photo and resume. Present 2 short pieces – Shakespeare and Contemporary. Also, prepare a short song (pop or musical theater) if you want to be considered for Amiens (who could be cross gender cast).


Other Internships:

  • 1 Assistant Technical Director (strong carpentry skills, and help TD w crew supervision)
  • 2 General Technical Interns  (work in shop, (sometimes w electrics), also assigned to running /changeover crew)
  • 3 Stage Management Positions
  • 1 Master Electrician
  • 1 Wardrobe/Prop Intern
  • 1 Assistant Director
  • 1 Assistant Producer (Box Office)
  • 1 Assistant Producer (Publicity)

All Internships are a 10 Week Commitment. Tuesday, May 27th (day after commencement) through Sunday, August 3rd (mandatory strike), check out day is Monday, August 4th.   This is a full-time commitment. Mondays are Day Off.  

Very long work hours during the first 6 ½ weeks. Performances only the final 3 ½ weeks.

Compensation: $1,800 stipend, plus housing (a single in Firelands or housing allowance)


Students interested in non-acting internships, please contact Prof. Paul Moser –