Jordan College of the Arts
Department of Theatre


We encourage every theatre major to undertake a professional internship at least once during their four-year undergraduate education. Participating students work for a minimum of 20 hours per week for a period of 15 weeks, for which they receive six hours of credit. During the internship, the student keeps a daily record of work as well as reflective comments on the learning experience. Butler Theatre internships fall into two categories:

Internships are available in a wide variety of areas including the following,

  • Costume/makeup
  • Acting
  • Administration
  • Marketing/development
  • Stage management
  • Production assistant
  • Sound
  • Lighting
  • Company management
  • Casting
  • Directing

A few of the places our students have successfully completed internships include: