The Adirondack Theatre Festival’s professional internship program offers intense, hands on educational opportunities for current students and early career professionals seeking an introduction to careers in the professional theatre. Our goal is to provide interns with practical experience in the shop, rehearsal room, backstage and in the front office as well as valuable networking opportunities with working theatre professionals.


Applications are CLOSED for our 2020 season.

Internships are available in the following positions:


  • Administration (2 interns – marketing & development, company management)
  • Production Assistants (2 interns to work as assistants to the stage managers)
  • Artistic (will work heavily in artistic/production administration along with asst. directing duties and directing the children’s show)
  • Carpentry (2 interns)
  • Electrics
  • Sound
  • Props
  • Paint
  • Wardrobe

Please note, while interns are assigned specific departments and mentors, they are also expected to work outside their chosen area of expertise. We hope to provide the intern with a well-rounded experience designed to inform them of all the various jobs required to mount a professional production. ATF does not offer performing internships.

ATF’s Professional Internship Program is supported by

Glens Falls National Bank

Time Commitment/Compensation/Eligibility

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

ATF Internships require a full-time commitment in Glens Falls, NY from May 25 – August 12. This is an intensive professionally-streamed internship. While best efforts are made to ensure that interns get time off, there are no regularly scheduled days off each week. There is no time for outside employment.

ATF interns are provided housing and a stipend of $200 at the conclusion of the commitment.

Application Process:

Please use our online application process

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications are open until filled.  

All applications are reviewed by ATF’s staff to establish a list of qualified finalists. These finalists will be contacted for a phone or Skype interview. It is not necessary to visit Glens Falls for your interview.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us at (518) 798-7479 or E-mail us!

Special Thanks to Our Corporate Sponsors

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  • Mannix Marketing Logo
  • Jonathan Reid Logo
  • LookTV
  • Stewart's Shops
  • M & M Digital Printing
  • The Post Star
  • Glens Falls National
  • Finch Paper LLC
  • The Glen
  • Davidson Brothers
  • StoredTech Logo
  • The Chronicle
  • New York State Council on the Arts
  • Lake George RV Park
  • Glens Falls Brewfest
  • SUNY Adirondack Logo
  • FMC & Log Jam Outlets
  • SCI Logo
  • Adirondack winery logo