PTC Internships are unpaid and part time, and can be flexible to the candidate’s schedule. Development interns will assume staff level responsibilities under the supervision of the Development Department. Interns can expect to perform basic, everyday administrative tasks for the benefit of PTC, such as answering phones, filing, making copies, data entry and organizing documents. These tasks will not be the primary focus of the internship, but are essential to the operation of PTC’s Development Department. Other projects will include solicitation mailings, prospect research; drafting of letters, creation of Board presentations, and management of event logistics. Interns will also be given the opportunity to learn how the department works, as well as exposure to other departments. Interns will be invited to attend selected events and Board Committee meetings to enhance their education. Office is open from 9:30 to 5:30, some evenings and weekends.
PTC offers school credit and would prefer a candidate be available for an entire semester. Spring positions are available now.
Proficiency with MS Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task
Ability work independently and within a team
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Attention to detail
Good sense of humor
Interest in Theatre and Performing Arts
Please send cover letter and resume to Jessica Pasquariello, Development Associate, by email or mail to
Philadelphia Theatre Company
230 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
We’re always looking for talented, motivated people to join our team. Check back often for new job listings.
Philadelphia Theatre Company has intern positions available in every facet of production and administration. Internships can be catered to the specific educational goals and interests of the student, or there are formalized internships available in the following areas:
Between September through June production interns get exposure to a number of areas which may include production administration, casting, company management, stage management, and design. For an internship tailored to a specific area of production such as lighting design or stage management, interns must be available at least forty hours a week for 4 to 6 weeks. Otherwise, time commitment varies depending on the nature of the internship. Appropriate candidates should have some production experience at the college/university level or community theater.
Interns in the Literary Department are expected to read and evaluate 2-4 scripts per week, assist with special events such as staged readings and artist panels, and occasionally assist with dramaturgy. Best for those with an interest in playwriting, dramaturgy, and literary management. Interns must be available for at least 8 weeks, at least 12 hours per week. Applications for Spring Literary Internships will be accepted November 1-30. Applications for Summer Literary Internships will be accepted March 1-31. Applications for Fall Literary Internships will be accepted May 1-31.
During the school year, interns support educational and outreach programming at the administrative level as well as in the theatre and classroom, aid in development of the 10 out of 12 student program, and help maintain the resource library and archives. During the summer, interns aid with all aspects of our ActOut Summer Session. Ideal candidates have acting, directing, playwriting, or design experience on at least a university level and an interest in learning about teaching artistry and theatrical outreach. Interns must be available for a minimum of 10 hours a week, for at least 12 weeks.
Interns assist the Marketing and Press departments in all aspects of marketing, including mailings, layout, events, strategy, and promotions. Candidates should have strong writing and communication skills, computer literacy, and a creative and flexible thought process.
Some applicants wish to learn about all aspects of non-profit theatre. To serve these interests we offer a general internship where interns spend time with Production, Marketing, Development/Capital, Education, Artistic and Management. Ideal applicants should be available 20 hours a week days a week for at least 12 weeks. Some evenings required.
Volunteers are essential to the efficient operation of Philadelphia Theatre Company, and we are grateful for your interest in joining our family. We currently have the following volunteer opportunities available:
Host Our Guests! Be Our Guest! Philadelphia Theatre Company is calling all enthusiastic theatregoers to volunteer to usher at the beautiful new Suzanne Roberts Theatre! Be a part of our front-line team, our front-of-house family, and each of our shows. Everyone is welcome – all you need is a love for theatre and a can-do attitude to serve our patrons. All volunteers receive one free pass to see the show. Appropriate dress required. Local metered and timed street parking is available as well as a variety of local parking garages.For more information, please contact Meg Morris, Patron Services Manager, at email@example.com or 215.985.0420 x105.
Casting & Auditions
No auditions are scheduled at this time.
General Information Philadelphia Theatre Company casts on a per show basis. Auditions are held in Philadelphia and New York. Audition notices are posted on this website, on PTC’s casting hotline (215.984.1400 x305), on the Philadelphia AEA hotline, on the Theatre Alliance website, and elsewhere. If you’re not already on file or have updated information for our files, please send headshot/resume to:
Philadelphia Theatre Company
230 S. Broad Street, Suite 1105
Philadelphia, PA 19102
No phone calls or email submissions, please.
Suzanne Roberts Theatre
480 S. Broad Street (Broad & Lombard Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19146Phone: 215.985.0420
230 S. Broad Street Suite 1105
Philadelphia, PA 19102Phone: 215.985.1400