Pope Professional Apprenticeship Program

The Phoenix Theatre Company, a LOA LORT D Theatre and Arizona’s largest professional regional theatre, and we hire apprentices in the following areas: Props, Scenic, Lighting, Sound, Stage Management, Wardrobe, Costumes and Costume Design. Candidates with skills in multiple areas are especially encouraged to apply.

Located in the heart of the Central Arts District and close to downtown, our beautiful 14-acre campus includes three theatres, a restaurant and bar, rehearsal halls, administrative offices, and costume, scenic, prop, lighting and paint shops, all on one site. We produce a wide range of theatre, from full-scale musicals to comedies, dramas, and original new work. Our community outreach programs have gained national attention. With an $8 million annual operating budget, and entering our 100th season, we offer nine to twelve diverse productions every season as well as a growing Festival of New American Theatre.

The Phoenix Theatre Company produces shows in both a 378 seat proscenium space and a 237 seat black box space, for a jam-packed, versatile season. 

To be considered you must have a Bachelor’s degree in theatre and must be seriously seeking a career in the theatre arts.  Approval is based on a cover letter/resume,interview and 3 references.  Please make sure your cover letter states which department you are applying for. 

This is a full season program. Apprentices are provided a weekly stipend for your volunteership and non-local apprentices are provided free housing.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Karla Frederick, Director of Production at 1825 N Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85004 or e-mail at k.frederick@phoenixtheatre.com  with the subject line Apprentice Program Application.