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Company: Serenbe Playhous Percentile: [?] 28 Score/Grade: 64% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 08, 2015 Ended: May 08, 2016
They had completed college. Unions: None.
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Regional conference. Number of productions: 6
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Below Average
11% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 57% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.15 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 5 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Poor
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 15 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Good
Observed: Call union breaks, Costume measurements, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Scheduling, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Create rehearsal reports, Music or Dance rehearsal, Non-traditional performance, Non-traditional staging, On book, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Remount, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Track blocking, Video call
Observed: Fight call, Projections or supertitles, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Follow spot, Food props, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Non-traditional performance, Operate boards or cue lights, Outdoor performance, Preset, Pyro, Quick changes, Tour, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience High
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 6 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Design costumes, Design lights/electrics, Design props, Design set, Design/compose sound, Dramaturg/literary
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Box office, Build props, Hang/focus, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry, Teaching/mentoring
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Lightwalk, Load-in, Make coffee, Pet care, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Take out the trash, Usher/concessions, Valet/Parking lot/Chauffeur Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Masterclasses, Shadowing
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Feb 01, 2018
Company: New York Stage & Film Percentile: [?] 90 Score/Grade: 88% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 12, 2016 Ended: August 06, 2016
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Good
44% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 78% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.69 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 8 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Travel expenses, Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 5 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Music or Dance rehearsal, Non-traditional staging, Photo call, Scheduling, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, New work, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Remount, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Video call
Observed: Operate boards or cue lights, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Hands-On: Deck crew, Preset, Quick changes
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Dramaturg/literary, Set carpentry, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Rapid changeover
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Intern company, Masterclasses, Seminars or lectures, Shadowing, Social events
Reviewed by: dabneyrauh. Most recent update Jan 09, 2018
Company: Cutting Ball Theater Company Percentile: [?] 32 Score/Grade: 65% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: August 01, 2016 Ended: November 25, 2016
They had completed college. Unions: None.
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through Direct Personal Networking. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with less interest in stage management. They did not complete it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Below Average
20% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 55% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.95 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 8 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Poor
Internship was Paid. Benefits: None
Work schedule was: 4 days per week, for an average of 4 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: None
Hands-On: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, On book, Photo call, Preset, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Script changes or cuts, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Projections or supertitles
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Quick changes, Wardrobe crew
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Design lights/electrics, Set carpentry
Hands-On: Hang/focus
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Laundry incl. show laundry, Photocopies, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: None
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Apr 04, 2017
Company: Hanover Theater Percentile: [?] 17 Score/Grade: 58% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: July 11, 2016 Ended: August 22, 2016
They had completed some graduate classes. Unions: IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through Other. Number of productions: 3
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Below Average
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 0% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 5 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Poor
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 5 days per week, for an average of 10 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Photo call, Script changes or cuts
Hands-On: Costume measurements, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Scene Shifts, Track blocking
Observed: Called show, Rail
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Preset, Puppets, Supervised crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience Medium
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 3 shows, and in other departments on 3 shows
Observed: Casting, Design lights/electrics, Design misc., Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Build costumes/draper, Build props, Design props, Design set, Hang/focus, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Laundry incl. show laundry, Load-in, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: None
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Jan 08, 2017
Company: Williamstown Theatre Festival Percentile: [?] 89 Score/Grade: 87% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 18, 2015 Ended: August 23, 2015
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 3
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Excellent
33% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 83% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.56 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 11 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Poor
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Scheduling
Hands-On: Create run sheets, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, Non-traditional performance, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Remount, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: None
Hands-On: Deck crew, Food props, Non-traditional performance, Outdoor performance, Preset
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 3 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Intern company, Seminars or lectures, Shadowing, Social events
Reviewed by: kellyaksm. Most recent update Jan 11, 2016
Company: La Jolla Playhouse Percentile: [?] 54 Score/Grade: 74% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 12, 2015 Ended: June 11, 2015
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through Other. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Below Average
11% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 66% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.03 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 8 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 2 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, Orchestra rehearsal, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Wandelprobe
Hands-On: On book, Preset
Observed: Automation, Called show, Deck crew, Follow spot, Live musicians, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Wardrobe crew
Hands-On: Understudy rehearsal
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Design costumes, Design lights/electrics, Design props, Design set, Design/compose sound, Direct or Asst Direct, Hang/focus, Scenic/Scene painting, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Shadowing, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Oct 26, 2015
Company: Colorado Shakespeare Festival Percentile: [?] 68 Score/Grade: 78% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 20, 2014 Ended: August 17, 2014
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Satisfactory
33% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 100% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.6 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 10 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Photo call, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: On book, Preset, Scene Shifts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Called show, Fight call, Quick changes, Rail, Understudy rehearsal
Hands-On: Deck crew, Food props, Operate boards or cue lights, Outdoor performance, Preset, Tour
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 2 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Hang/focus
Hands-On: Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Load-in, Photocopies, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Seminars or lectures
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Oct 05, 2015
Company: Stages St. Louis Percentile: [?] 1 Score/Grade: 42% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 1-5 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 10, 2015 Ended: June 28, 2015
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through a Web classified. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They did not complete it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Poor
15% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 23% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.38 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 0 people per show.
Return on Investment Good Hindsight Poor
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Music or Dance rehearsal, Scheduling
Hands-On: Preset, Scene Shifts, Tape a floor, Track blocking
Observed: ASM credit, Major catastrophe, Rail
Hands-On: Deck crew, Opera-style paged entrances, Preset
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: None
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Sep 24, 2015
Company: Broadway Rose Theatre Company Percentile: [?] 14 Score/Grade: 56% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: July 01, 2013 Ended: August 10, 2013
They had completed some high school. Unions: None.
They were required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Poor
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 100% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.67 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 6 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: None
Work schedule was: 4 days per week, for an average of 5 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Poor
Observed: None
Hands-On: Pull rehearsal props
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Focus None Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was not supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 0 shows, and in other departments on 1 show
Observed: None
Hands-On: Build props, Design props
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Load-in, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update May 29, 2015
Company: Cape May Stage Percentile: [?] 6 Score/Grade: 47% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: July 01, 2014 Ended: January 03, 2015
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Friend's Recommendation. Number of productions: 6
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Poor
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 0% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 1 people per show.
Return on Investment Below Average Hindsight Poor
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Scheduling
Hands-On: Costume measurements, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, New work, On book, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Preset, Quick changes, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience Medium
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 6 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Box office, Build props, Design props, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Laundry incl. show laundry, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash, Usher/concessions Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Intern company
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Jan 11, 2015
Company: PCPA Theaterfest Percentile: [?] 43 Score/Grade: 71% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: September 12, 2011 Ended: August 24, 2012
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 6
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Poor
23% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 75% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.25 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 1 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Costume measurements, Create run sheets, Photo call, Pull rehearsal props, Remount, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Fight call, Follow spot, Operate boards or cue lights, Quick changes, Wrangle children or animals
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Food props, Outdoor performance, Performed as understudy, Preset, Supervised crew, Tour, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus High Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 2 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Make coffee, Photocopies Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Masterclasses, Social events
Reviewed by: thelovelyLIZ. Most recent update Dec 18, 2014
Company: Hangar Theatre Percentile: [?] 4 Score/Grade: 45% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (6-10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 20, 2014 Ended: August 01, 2014
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 5
The internship left them with less interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Poor
5% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 27% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.5 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 0 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Poor
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 11 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Script changes or cuts, Track blocking
Hands-On: Create run sheets, New work, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Scene Shifts, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Major catastrophe
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Outdoor performance, Preset, Puppets
Focus Very High Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 1 show
Observed: None
Hands-On: Rapid changeover, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Masterclasses
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Dec 07, 2014
Company: Orlando Repretory Theatre Percentile: [?] 96 Score/Grade: 90% / Excellent
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: August 15, 2012 Ended: May 26, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: None.
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Satisfactory
16% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 95% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.61 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 14 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Good
Observed: Run entire rehearsal alone, Scheduling
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Costume measurements, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, Non-traditional staging, On book, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Video call, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Called show, Fight call, Follow spot, Full blackout shifts, Operate boards or cue lights, Performed as understudy, Projections or supertitles
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Major catastrophe, Preset, Puppets, Quick changes, Rail, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Medium
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Build costumes/draper, Build props, Design costumes, Design props, Direct or Asst Direct, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Dramaturg/literary, Teaching/mentoring
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Photocopies Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Masterclasses, Seminars or lectures, Shadowing
Reviewed by: Molly A.. Most recent update Dec 01, 2014
Company: Playhouse on the Square Percentile: [?] 14 Score/Grade: 56% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (6-10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: August 15, 2010 Ended: July 28, 2011
They had completed college. Unions: None.
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Regional conference. Number of productions: 16
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Good
11% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 29% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.4 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 6 people per show.
Return on Investment Below Average Hindsight Poor
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 13 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: None
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Costume measurements, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal
Hands-On: Called show, Deck crew, Food props, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Rail, Supervised crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 7 shows, and in other departments on 9 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Build props, Design props, Hang/focus, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Babysitting, Laundry incl. show laundry, Lightwalk, Load-in, Photocopies, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Job placement or career guidance, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Sep 30, 2014
Company: About Face Theatre Percentile: [?] 38 Score/Grade: 69% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 1-5 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 15, 2011 Ended: August 02, 2011
They had completed some college. Unions: None.
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Poor
26% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 43% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.87 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 6 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: School credit
Work schedule was: 5 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Costume measurements, Create rehearsal reports, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: Create run sheets, New work, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Major catastrophe, Preset, Quick changes, Tour, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was not supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Laundry incl. show laundry, Load-in, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Exchange with other companies
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Jun 17, 2014
Company: La Mama E.T.C Percentile: [?] 74 Score/Grade: 80% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 1-5 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: September 01, 2012 Ended: October 30, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through Other. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Satisfactory
47% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 76% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.76 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 20 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: School credit
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 5 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: None
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Run entire rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Preset, Puppets, Quick changes, Wardrobe crew
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Excellent Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Laundry incl. show laundry Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Mar 24, 2014
Company: Banyan Theatre Company Percentile: [?] 15 Score/Grade: 57% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (over 10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 01, 2013 Ended: August 25, 2013
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Trade publication. Number of productions: 3
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Satisfactory
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 0% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 6 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: None
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 15 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Create run sheets
Hands-On: Costume measurements, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Scene Shifts, Tape a floor
Observed: Operate boards or cue lights, Quick changes
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Preset, Wardrobe crew
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was not supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 3 shows, and in other departments on 3 shows
Observed: Rapid changeover
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Make coffee, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: None
Reviewed by: ted1863. Most recent update Feb 13, 2014
Company: Asolo Repertory Theatre Percentile: [?] 38 Score/Grade: 69% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: August 26, 2013 Ended: December 04, 2013
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Web classified. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They did not complete it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Good
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 74% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.74 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 14 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Poor
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 10 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Music or Dance rehearsal
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, New work, On book, Photo call, Preset, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: None
Hands-On: Called show, Fight call, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Tour
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 2 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Laundry incl. show laundry, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Feb 06, 2014
Company: Alabama Shakespeare Festival Percentile: [?] 28 Score/Grade: 64% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: April 30, 2013 Ended: August 04, 2013
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through Other. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Below Average
10% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 50% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.7 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 10 people per show.
Return on Investment Below Average Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 9 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Enforce union rules, Photo call, Scheduling, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, On book, Preset, Remount, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking
Observed: Called show
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Live musicians, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Lightwalk, Make coffee, Photocopies, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Discounts, subscriptions or memberships
Reviewed by: jbreezy. Most recent update Dec 07, 2013
Company: North Shore Music Theatre Percentile: [?] 50 Score/Grade: 73% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 0 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: August 21, 1997 Ended: May 01, 1998
They had completed high school. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Trade publication. Number of productions: 5
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Excellent
62% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 77% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.85 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 25 people per show.
Return on Investment Satisfactory Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Comp tickets, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: None
Hands-On: Non-traditional staging, Orchestra rehearsal, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Sitzprobe, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Automation, Fight call, Major catastrophe, Operate boards or cue lights
Hands-On: Deck crew, Follow spot, Live musicians, Preset, Quick changes, Rail, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus None Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was not supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 0 shows, and in other departments on 5 shows
Observed: Arts admin misc, Build costumes/draper, Direct or Asst Direct, Hang/focus, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Build props, Scenic/Scene painting
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Pick up food/order food, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Seminars or lectures, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Dec 06, 2013
Company: Florida Studio Theatre Percentile: [?] 24 Score/Grade: 62% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: October 09, 2012 Ended: May 28, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 10
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They did not complete it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Satisfactory
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 77% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.06 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 5 people per show.
Return on Investment Good Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 10 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Excellent Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Orchestra rehearsal, Remount, Sitzprobe
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Costume measurements, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, On book, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Follow spot, Live musicians, Projections or supertitles
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Quick changes, Supervised crew, Tour, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience High
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 6 shows
Observed: Box office, Build costumes/draper, Casting, Design/compose sound, Direct or Asst Direct, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Build props, Dramaturg/literary, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Lightwalk, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash, Usher/concessions, Valet/Parking lot/Chauffeur Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor
Reviewed by: BMarie_SM. Most recent update Nov 07, 2013
Company: Seattle Children's Theatre-Summer Season Percentile: [?] 40 Score/Grade: 70% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: July 09, 2012 Ended: August 11, 2012
They had completed college. Unions: IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Satisfactory
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 33% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.44 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 6 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 5 days per week, for an average of 4 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Observed: Deck crew, Fight call, Follow spot, Full blackout shifts, Live musicians, Preset, Quick changes, Rail
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Operate boards or cue lights, Supervised crew, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Design lights/electrics, Design props, Design/compose sound, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Excellent Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: None Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Sep 12, 2013
Company: Goodspeed Musicals (Closed) Percentile: [?] 96 Score/Grade: 90% / Excellent
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (over 10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: March 04, 2013 Ended: August 18, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Other
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 3
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
7% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 74% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.09 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 19 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Scheduling
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Costume measurements, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Video call, Wandelprobe, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Called show, Fight call, Quick changes
Hands-On: Automation, Deck crew, Full blackout shifts, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Opera-style paged entrances, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 3 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Arts admin misc, Hang/focus, Scenic/Scene painting
Hands-On: Design props, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Lightwalk, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Masterclasses, Seminars or lectures, Shadowing, Social events
Reviewed by: BARussell. Most recent update Sep 05, 2013
Company: Lost Nation Theater Percentile: [?] 65 Score/Grade: 77% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 26, 2013 Ended: August 21, 2013
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through Direct Personal Networking. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 74% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.11 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 14 people per show.
Return on Investment Satisfactory Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: School credit, Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 12 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Remount, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, Non-traditional staging, On book, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Video call, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Projections or supertitles, Rail
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Fight call, Food props, Major catastrophe, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Quick changes, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience High
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Build costumes/draper, Design costumes, Design lights/electrics, Design misc., Design props, Design set, Design/compose sound, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Box office, Build props, Dramaturg/literary, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover, Teaching/mentoring
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Laundry incl. show laundry, Lightwalk, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash, Usher/concessions Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Sep 03, 2013
Company: Great River Shakespeare Festival Percentile: [?] 83 Score/Grade: 85% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 08, 2013 Ended: August 06, 2013
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
28% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 69% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.1 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 30 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Costume measurements, Enforce union rules, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, On book, Preset, Run entire rehearsal alone, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking
Observed: Fight call, Food props, Quick changes, Rail, Understudy rehearsal
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Understudy put-in
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 2 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Rapid changeover
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Make coffee, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Discounts, subscriptions or memberships, Intern company, Masterclasses, Social events
Reviewed by: jcarey. Most recent update Aug 06, 2013
Company: Banyan Theatre Company Percentile: [?] 18 Score/Grade: 60% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 20, 2013 Ended: August 02, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Trade publication. Number of productions: 3
The internship left them with less interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Below Average
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 0% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 5 people per show.
Return on Investment Poor Hindsight Poor
Internship was Paid. Benefits: None
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 12 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would not recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Costume measurements, Photo call, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Create run sheets, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Scene Shifts, Tape a floor
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Preset, Quick changes, Supervised crew, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 3 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Make coffee, Photocopies, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: None
Reviewed by: msv1990. Most recent update Aug 03, 2013
Company: Commonwealth Shakespeare Company Percentile: [?] 68 Score/Grade: 78% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 24, 2012 Ended: August 09, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through a Trade publication. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Satisfactory
16% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 74% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.1 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 21 people per show.
Return on Investment Good Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, Run entire rehearsal alone, Scheduling, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: Costume measurements, Create run sheets, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Fight call, Operate boards or cue lights, Quick changes, Supervised crew, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew
Hands-On: Deck crew, Major catastrophe, Outdoor performance, Preset, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Job placement or career guidance, Shadowing
Reviewed by: KGDwyer. Most recent update Jul 30, 2013
Company: Olney Theatre Center Percentile: [?] 71 Score/Grade: 79% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (over 10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 04, 2012 Ended: June 09, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through Family connections. Number of productions: 7
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Below Average
39% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 80% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.49 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 5 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 9 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Run entire rehearsal alone, Scheduling, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, Music or Dance rehearsal, Non-traditional staging, On book, Photo call, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Wandelprobe
Observed: Fight call, Follow spot, Full blackout shifts, Quick changes, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew, Wrangle children or animals
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Food props, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Puppets, Rail, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 7 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Box office, Build props, Casting, Direct or Asst Direct, Hang/focus, Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Hands-On: Arts admin misc
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Load-in, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Seminars or lectures
Reviewed by: BenTheStageMan. Most recent update Jul 16, 2013
Company: Alley Theatre Percentile: [?] 54 Score/Grade: 74% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 01, 2009 Ended: August 15, 2009
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Satisfactory
23% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 87% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.52 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 12 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Enforce union rules, Scheduling, Track blocking
Hands-On: New work, On book, Photo call, Preset, Remount, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Automation, Operate boards or cue lights, Wardrobe crew
Hands-On: Deck crew, Fight call, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Preset, Pyro, Quick changes, Rail
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Build props, Design set, Direct or Asst Direct, Dramaturg/literary, Hang/focus, Set carpentry
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Shadowing
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Jul 16, 2013
Company: The Pearl Theatre Company Percentile: [?] 76 Score/Grade: 82% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: September 13, 2012 Ended: December 21, 2012
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Good
31% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 73% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.38 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 14 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Call union breaks, Enforce union rules, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, New work, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: None
Hands-On: Deck crew, Fight call, Major catastrophe, Preset, Quick changes, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 2 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Direct or Asst Direct, Dramaturg/literary
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor
Reviewed by: dsayevich. Most recent update Jul 10, 2013
Company: Goodman Theatre Percentile: [?] 57 Score/Grade: 75% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: April 29, 2013 Ended: July 01, 2013
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Excellent
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 13% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0.21 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 32 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 2 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Costume measurements, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Automation, Deck crew, Fight call, Follow spot, Food props, Live musicians, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Puppets, Quick changes, Rail, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew
Hands-On: Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Dramaturg/literary
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Masterclasses, Seminars or lectures, Shadowing
Reviewed by: SGU312. Most recent update Jul 02, 2013
Company: Pig Iron Theatre Company Percentile: [?] 46 Score/Grade: 72% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 26, 2012 Ended: September 01, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: IATSE
They were required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Single Production
They found this internship through Direct Personal Networking. Number of productions: 1
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Satisfactory
13% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 77% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.23 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 24 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Good
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: School credit, Comp tickets, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Scheduling, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, New work, Non-traditional performance, Non-traditional staging, On book, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal props, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Video call
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Improv, Preset, Quick changes, Tour, Wardrobe crew
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 1 show, and in other departments on 1 show
Observed: Design/compose sound, Direct or Asst Direct, Dramaturg/literary
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Build props, Hang/focus, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Load-in, Photocopies, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Shadowing
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Mar 01, 2013
Company: Berkshire Theatre Festival Percentile: [?] 89 Score/Grade: 87% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 20, 2012 Ended: September 20, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Excellent
53% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 79% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.82 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 23 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: School credit, Housing, Comp tickets, Prestige
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 10 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Call union breaks, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking
Hands-On: Costume measurements, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, On book, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Remount, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Quick changes
Hands-On: Deck crew, Food props, Full blackout shifts, Live musicians, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Rail, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: Rapid changeover
Hands-On: Arts admin misc
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Exchange with other companies, Shadowing, Social events
Reviewed by: andrewtscheer. Most recent update Jan 26, 2013
Company: Atlantic Theater Co. Percentile: [?] 21 Score/Grade: 61% / Below Average
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (3-5 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 01, 2012 Ended: September 01, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: None.
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 2
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Satisfactory
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 0% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 14 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 5 days per week, for an average of 6 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Poor Performance Experiences Poor
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Observed: None
Hands-On: Major catastrophe
Focus None Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was not supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 0 shows, and in other departments on 2 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Box office
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Excellent Robustness: Poor
Assigned tasks: Stuff envelopes/mailings Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Masterclasses, Social events
Reviewed by: SofiaRose. Most recent update Jan 18, 2013
Company: Barrington Stage Company Percentile: [?] 76 Score/Grade: 82% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 21, 2010 Ended: August 30, 2010
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA, IATSE
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through a Trade publication. Number of productions: 5
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
33% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 57% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.1 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 8 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 10 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Remount, Track blocking
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, On book, Preset, Run entire rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Deck crew, Food props, Live musicians, Quick changes, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 5 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Scenic/Scene painting
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Seminars or lectures
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Dec 13, 2012
Company: New York Stage & Film Percentile: [?] 63 Score/Grade: 76% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 12, 2012 Ended: August 05, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Partial season
They found this internship through the Employer's website or a cold call. Number of productions: 5
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
20% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 67% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.07 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 9 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points, Prestige
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 7 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Create rehearsal reports, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Non-traditional staging, Scheduling, Track blocking
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create run sheets, New work, On book, Photo call, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Video call, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Fight call, Follow spot, Operate boards or cue lights, Projections or supertitles, Wardrobe crew
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Food props, Preset, Quick changes, Supervised crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 2 shows, and in other departments on 3 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Below Average Robustness: Satisfactory
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Strike set, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Discounts, subscriptions or memberships, Shadowing, Social events
Reviewed by: brangell. Most recent update Oct 17, 2012
Company: Florida Studio Theatre Percentile: [?] 50 Score/Grade: 73% / Satisfactory
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 1-5 shows (0 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: June 18, 2011 Ended: August 26, 2012
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through an Advisor or Teacher. Number of productions: 12
The internship left them with unchanged interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Below Average Networking Value Excellent
29% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 51% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.14 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 13 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 8 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Good Performance Experiences Satisfactory
Observed: Costume measurements, Music or Dance rehearsal, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Run partial rehearsal alone, Sitzprobe, Video call
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, New work, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Pull rehearsal clothing, Pull rehearsal props, Scene Shifts, Scheduling, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Follow spot, Major catastrophe, Quick changes
Hands-On: ASM credit, Automation, Called show, Deck crew, Improv, Live musicians, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Projections or supertitles, Supervised crew, Tour, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva, Wrangle children or animals
Focus Medium Diversity of Experience High
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 7 shows, and in other departments on 5 shows
Observed: Box office, Build costumes/draper, Build props, Casting, Design costumes, Design lights/electrics, Design props, Design set, Design/compose sound, Direct or Asst Direct, Dramaturg/literary, Hang/focus, Teaching/mentoring
Hands-On: Arts admin misc, Rapid changeover, Scenic/Scene painting, Set carpentry
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Distribute reports, Laundry incl. show laundry, Load-in, Make coffee, Pet care, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Sort screws/clean scene shop, Strike set, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash, Usher/concessions, Valet/Parking lot/Chauffeur Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Discounts, subscriptions or memberships, Intern company, Seminars or lectures
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Oct 06, 2012
Company: Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Percentile: [?] 8 Score/Grade: 52% / Poor
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on over 20 shows (over 10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 01, 2012 Ended: September 02, 2012
They had completed grad school. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Trade publication. Number of productions: 4
The internship left them with less interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: No Multiple Venues: No
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Poor Networking Value Poor
0% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 0% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 0 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 0 people per show.
Return on Investment Satisfactory Hindsight Satisfactory
Internship was Unpaid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets, EMC points
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 9 hours per day.
This internship has not led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Below Average Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: None
Hands-On: Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Non-traditional staging, On book, Preset, Run entire rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: None
Hands-On: Called show, Deck crew, Major catastrophe, Performed as understudy, Preset, Tour, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience None
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 4 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: None
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Poor Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Babysitting, Clean paintbrushes, Custodial/janitorial, Make coffee, Photocopies, Pick up food/order food, Stuff envelopes/mailings, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Seminars or lectures, Social events
Reviewed by: Anonymous. Most recent update Sep 08, 2012
Company: Great River Shakespeare Festival Percentile: [?] 85 Score/Grade: 86% / Good
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 6-10 shows (1-2 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 08, 2012 Ended: August 08, 2012
They had completed some college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through a Web classified. Number of productions: 3
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: Yes
They were not hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: No
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Excellent
48% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 74% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.61 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 23 people per show.
Return on Investment Satisfactory Hindsight Good
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Housing, Comp tickets
Work schedule was: 6 days per week, for an average of 11 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Below Average
Observed: Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Scheduling, Track blocking, Work One-on-one with performers
Hands-On: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, On book, Preset, Run partial rehearsal alone, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Tape a floor
Observed: None
Hands-On: ASM credit, Called show, Fight call, Operate boards or cue lights, Preset, Supervised crew, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew
Focus Complete Diversity of Experience Very Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 3 shows, and in other departments on 0 shows
Observed: None
Hands-On: Rapid changeover
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Satisfactory Robustness: Below Average
Assigned tasks: Lightwalk, Make coffee, Photocopies, Take out the trash Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Discounts, subscriptions or memberships, Social events
Reviewed by: amandaackovitz. Most recent update Sep 05, 2012
Company: Santa Fe Opera Percentile: [?] 97 Score/Grade: 91% / Excellent
About this reviewer: About this Internship:
They had worked on 11-20 shows (6-10 of them paid) before taking this internship. Internship started: May 28, 2012 Ended: August 24, 2012
They had completed college. Unions: AEA or AGMA
They were not required to take this internship by their school. Term of internship: Full season
They found this internship through Direct Personal Networking. Number of productions: 8
The internship left them with more interest in stage management. They completed it successfully. Multiple SM Teams: Yes Multiple Venues: No
They were hired by this company afterwards. Internship included Musical Theatre Productions: Yes
Ratings
Educational Value Satisfactory Networking Value Excellent
29% of assigned tasks were new to the reviewer. They saw saw improvement on 73% of their tasks. They rated their improvement at an average of 1.6 out of 3. Increased network by an average of 28 people per show.
Return on Investment Excellent Hindsight Excellent
Internship was Paid. Benefits: Travel expenses, Comp tickets, Prestige
Work schedule was: 7 days per week, for an average of 9 hours per day.
This internship has led to subsequent jobs.
Respondent would recommend this internship to others.
Rehearsal Experiences Satisfactory Performance Experiences Good
Observed: Call union breaks, Create rehearsal reports, Scheduling
Hands-On: Create run sheets, Enforce union rules, Maintain or Create Prompt Book, Music or Dance rehearsal, New work, Non-traditional performance, Orchestra rehearsal, Photo call, Preset, Scene Shifts, Script changes or cuts, Sitzprobe, Tape a floor, Track blocking, Track choreography or large group blocking, Wandelprobe, Work One-on-one with performers
Observed: Automation, Called show, Fight call, Projections or supertitles, Pyro, Quick changes, Wrangle children or animals
Hands-On: ASM credit, Deck crew, Live musicians, Major catastrophe, Non-traditional performance, Opera-style paged entrances, Operate boards or cue lights, Outdoor performance, Performed as understudy, Preset, Supervised crew, Understudy put-in, Understudy rehearsal, Wardrobe crew, Work with difficult performer/diva
Focus Very High Diversity of Experience Low
This internship was supposed to be specifically in stage management.
The intern worked in a stage management capacity on 7 shows, and in other departments on 1 show
Observed: Arts admin misc, Casting, Design/compose sound, Direct or Asst Direct, Rapid changeover
Hands-On: Build costumes/draper
Avoidance of Non-Educational Tasks: Good Robustness: Good
Assigned tasks: Distribute reports, Lightwalk, Photocopies Robustness is an assessment of how many tasks the intern performed compared with what was theoretically possible given the length of their internship as well as the company's union status and choice of productions.
The company also offered the following extras: Designated mentor/supervisor, Job placement or career guidance, Seminars or lectures, Social events
Reviewed by: BARussell. Most recent update Aug 24, 2012