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Work With
Us

JOIN THE TEAM

We are always accepting resumes for directors, music directors, choreographers, designers, and teachers.

See below for available positions and Intern information.

Contact Joelle Irons for more information and to apply.

Internship Opportunities

There are a variety of internship opportunities at

The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem 

 

Internship Pathways:

  • Set Design & Construction-3-5 months, or show by show internship.

    • Work with the Technical Director and Scenic Designer to bring the design to a reality.

    • 3-5 month work mostly in the shop-building, learning new skills, assisting volunteers, and helping to keep order

    • Show Interns assist the designer from creation to installation. Including building, load in and strike.-2-3 month commitment.

    • In these positions interns will learn the design process, set construction and dressing and be a part of the organization that is needed to run an efficient scene shop.

  • Costuming Design and Shop - 3 month, or show by show internship.

    • 3 month interns work with the Costume Shop manager organizing costumes and fulfilling rentals. As well as any construction needs for the upcoming show.

    • Show Interns work with the designer from concept to production; including, pulling, creating and adjusting costumes. Acts as Wardrobe personnel for performance(s) as needed.

    • In these positions interns will learn the costume design process, construction and adjustments, and how a successful costume shop and rental business function.

  • Administrative- 3 month or by the semester

    • Works with the Marketing Director on social media posts, creating marketing materials and attend marketing related events.

    • Work the box office and assists the Front of House Manager before and during performances.

    • Additional administrative tasks as necessary or as interest is indicated.

    • In this position interns will experience all of the administrative and marketing duties that are necessary to keep a non-profit functioning successfully.

    • This paid internship will cover four productions, the season announcement and the annual fundraising event.


All pathways:

  • Monthly Internship- Require minimum 10 hr/week

  • Show Intern-50 hrs. Required for show prep and run

  • Set and Administrative Internships are unpaid at this time.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in the performing arts.

  • Preference will be given to those pursuing their college degree in one of the above areas.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Eagerness to learn and expand their knowledge of the performing arts.

  • Scenic-Familiarity with power tools a plus. Must be comfortable with heights.

  • Costume- Familiarity with basic sewing and garment construction a plus.

  • Administrative- Familiarity with Google suite, Canva, and Adobe a plus. Interest in learning how to operate a non-profit.

Please send letters of interest and resume to joelle@ltofws.org

Theatre Arts Instructors & Youth Directors

Position Summary:   
Theatre Instructors are to provide students with appropriate learning activities and experiences designed to fulfill their potential on and off stage. This encompasses many possible class structures and many age groups. The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem provides classes for ages Pre-K-adult. With subjects ranging from introduction to acting, specific skills, pay-to-play classes, and many more. The education programming is split into three semesters; summer, fall and spring. With summer camps generally running daily for one week and fall and spring classes running once or twice a week for four, six or eight weeks. Classes may or may not build on each other from semester to semester and teaching opportunities vary from semester to semester. These are per class contracted positions with the possibility of returning multiple semesters in a row. The Little Theatre of Winston-Salem is constantly growing this program and adjusting to the needs of the students. New class ideas are welcome.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare lessons that reflect accommodation for individual student differences.

  • Plan and use appropriate instructional/learning strategies, activities, materials, and equipment that reflects accommodation for individual needs of students assigned.

  • Emphasizing skills like enunciation, diction, and dialect development using speech drills, improvisation, explanation, and other voice exercises as appropriate.

  • Explaining body language and expression, engaging students in character development and personality projection, and helping each student develop a personal style as appropriate.

  • Meet the expectations and description of the class assigned.

  • Flexibility to meet students at their skill level and nurture it to grow.

 

Position Qualifications:

  • Successful experience teaching theatre related classes.

  • Experience directing youth theatre.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Communicates clearly and effectively demonstrates the skills needed to emote as a character

  • Uses real-world experience to explain concepts for the stage

  • A skilled leader and able director, with the ability to provide constructive feedback about performances.

  • Understanding of group dynamics for the classroom.

Please send letters of interest and resume to joelle@ltofws.org

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