Stage Management Internship – New Stages Festival

  • Internship / Apprenticeship
  • Chicago

Website Goodman Theatre

The Goodman Theatre seeks a Stage Management Intern for our New Stages production  to be an essential member of the Stage Management team. The SM Intern will join the Stage Management team beginning with pre-rehearsal preparations through the opening of the show.

This is a Non-Equity position with an hourly rate of $16.00 per hour.


  • Assist Stage Management team with daily preparations for rehearsal
  • Prepare and update paperwork for each show
  • Additional rehearsal duties as needed (i.e. on book. line notes, etc.)


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to prioritize tasks and be very detail oriented, work collaboratively as a team member and maintain a positive attitude
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel


Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

The Goodman requires proof of full vaccination. New employees who are not fully vaccinated as of the date of hire are required to be fully vaccinated within 45 days of hire and provide twice-weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to being fully vaccinated. Further details will be provided upon hire.

The Goodman is an inclusive and accessible employer. Successful candidates will have experience working with diverse groups of people and will demonstrate a deep commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at the Goodman Theatre.

Instructions to Apply:

Qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter, resume and three references by using the provided link. Applications without Cover Letters will not be considered.

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Pay Rate/Range*: $16.00 per hour