Professional Internship

Work side by side with some of the best theatre artists in Southern California

Internships at A Noise Within are intensive training opportunities where developing theatre artists can hone their skills.

A Noise Within presents critically acclaimed productions of the world’s great classics – from Shakespeare to Molière, Lorca to Chekhov, Williams, Hellman, Miller and others. A Noise Within is one of only a handful of theatre on the entire continent which maintains a resident company performing in rotating repertory on a year-round basis. The company’s resident & guest artists, directors and designers are celebrated and accomplished professionals in their own right, representing thousands of notable credits and training from some of the nation’s most respected institutions. Whether you’re already a professional, aspiring to become one, or just exploring, training at A Noise Within will provide you with focused, personal attention from skilled, working professionals in a welcoming environment that focuses on developing the whole artist.


A Noise Within, California’s home for classic theatre, is seeking production interns for the Fall 2016 repertory season. Each Production Intern gains experience in his or her specific field of interest through one-on-one partnerships with the outstanding designers and creative artists working in the company. Production Interns are also a part of the changeover crew that facilitates the repertory schedule. Internship runs August through December 2016.

Fall 2016 Positions


Learn the inner-workings of a professional theatre company!
Theater administration internships are available in these areas:


Management Interns will work with every department at A Noise Within to successfully support both the current season and long-term goals of the organization. Interns serious about a career in performing arts management will gain relevant experience in contract negotiation and administration, budgeting, strategic planning, governance, and other necessary skill areas. Attention to detail, strong communication skills, and experience with MS Office Suite will be viewed favorably.


Marketing Interns will assist in marketing and fundraising efforts to increase A Noise Within’s visibility in the community and cultivate patron involvement and support. Interns will participate in the cultivation of a comprehensive social media strategy, marketing plan, and create digital content for the season’s productions.


Development Interns assist in creating, developing and executing a strategic fundraising plan for individual and institutional giving to A Noise Within’s annual fund and capital campaign. This internship position also assists in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors as well as all direct marketing and event fundraising.


Education Interns will assist in the various training opportunities and programs that engage our patrons, community, students, teachers, and artists. The educational component encompasses four primary areas: 1) School and Teacher Programs, 2) Conservatory Programs, 3) Audience Enrichment, and 4) Community Outreach.