Theatrical Outfit is committed to developing the next generation of both artists and audiences. Building on our 15-year history of a successful internship program, TO is excited to announce the establishment of our first year-round apprentice company. The goal of the TO apprentice company is to bridge the gap between the academic and professional worlds by providing hands-on experience to recent college graduates in the areas of performance, direction, production, and administration.

In the 2022-2023 season, Theatrical Outfit will embark on the third year of our Tom Key Arts Leadership Apprentice program. Apprentices will be in residence with TO from July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023, working 20 – 30 hours per week. They will be paid a stipend of $10,000 for the year and will receive two weeks of vacation time. Housing is not provided.

The Tom Key Arts Leadership program was created with a multi-disciplinary focus for young up-and-coming arts leaders who want to learn every aspect of professional theatre production. Through the course of the year, apprentices will be given specific responsibilities in their primary area of artistic interest as well as cross-training in front-of-house shifts (as ushers, working at Will Call or concessions), marketing, and other opportunities on the business side of the theatre. The apprentice company’s tenure will culminate in a capstone project/production that embodies Theatrical Outfit’s mission of “starting the conversations that matter.” Additionally, TO will provide a series of master classes and workshops to the apprentice company, taught by high-caliber professional theatre artists, to further invest in the development of their skills.

Applications will be accepted January-April for the upcoming season.

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Applications for the 2022-2023 Theatrical Outfit Apprentice Company are now closed.

Application Deadline was April 20, 2022. Decisions went out the week of May 23rd, 2022.

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