Become an Apprentice

EXPRESS yourself in the most INTREPID and FEARLESS of theatre companies – one that produces its REINVENTED productions in the never-ending expanse of the GREAT OUTDOORS

 

Full Year Acting Apprenticeships

This one-year contract offers recent college graduates the unique opportunity for complete immersion into the world of a nationally recognized, outdoor, site-specific Regional Theatre. With opportunities for PERFORMANCEPROFESSIONAL PREPARATION, and NETWORKING, pre-professionals are afforded the space to learn the ropes of being a professional Actor and Theatre-Maker within our experience based program. With an emphasis on training in the context of real-world experiences while working alongside professional Regional Theatre Artists, the Serenbe Playhouse Apprenticeship offers young actors emerging from Undergraduate study a competitive edge as they advance towards a career in the Theatre.

Serenbe Playhouse offers full-time housing and utilities, a weekly stipend, gym membership, roles in Family Series performances, opportunities to understudy professional actors, mentorship from the Serenbe Playhouse Director of Education, and professional training.

Full Year Stage Management and Technical Theatre Apprenticeships

This one-year contract offers recent college graduates the unique opportunity for complete immersion into the world of a nationally recognized, outdoor, site-specific Regional Theatre. With opportunities for STAGE MANAGEMENT, HANDS ON TECHNICAL EXPERIENCEPROFESSIONAL PREPARATION, and NETWORKING, pre-professionals are afforded the space to develop as a multi-disciplined backstage artist within our experience based program. With an emphasis of training in the context of real-world experiences, while working alongside professional Regional Theatre Artists, the Serenbe Playhouse Apprenticeship offers young theatre-makers emerging from Undergraduate study a competitive edge as they advance towards a professional career in the Theatre.

Serenbe Playhouse offers full-time housing and utilities, a weekly stipend, gym membership, guaranteed Stage Management or Assistant Stage Management positions, crew positions, assistantships on technical and production work, mentorship from the Serenbe Playhouse Production Manager, and professional training.

Highlights of Apprenticeship:

  • Leading roles for Acting Candidates in Family Series shows
  • Stage Management positions for SM/Tech in Family Series shows
  • Featured ensemble roles and/or crew positions in Playhouse productions
  • Participation in new play readings, cabaret performances and pop-up events
  • Complimentary tickets to select Atlanta Theatre productions with networking opportunities
  • Workshops, Masterclass and hands-on work calls in a variety of disciplines led by regional and national artists
  • End of year showcase with professional networking opportunities

Past Apprentice Testimonies:

“One of the most challenging and greatest years of my life. This apprenticeship has helped me tap into my true potential as a performer and a person. I’ll never forget the wonderful people I’ve met on this journey and the great lessons I’ve learned.” – Terrance Smith

“This opportunity has been the perfect bridge between my collegiate and professional career. The apprenticeship allowed me to return to a childlike state of mind as an artist. I spent the year playing pretend in the woods!” – Allie Southwood

“You will find an inner strength you never thought you possessed.” –  Will Skelton

“This apprenticeship has allowed me to grow so much as not only a performer but as a person as well. I wouldn’t trade this experience for anything.”  –  Brittany Ellis

Applications for the 2018-2019 Apprenticeship accepted January 1 – Feb 10, 2018.

The 2018-2019 Apprenticeships are one year contracts that begin May 15, 2018
For more information please contact Jennifer Acker, Director of Education, education@serenbeplayhouse.com

 

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