Interns and understudies pose on the set of Brick City.

Directing Apprenticeship

The Directing Apprentice acts as an assistant to the director — often assisting with research and attending production meetings, design meetings, all rehearsals and preview performances through Opening Night. Specific duties vary depending on the nature of the show and the needs of the director. The Directing Apprentice will also assist with understudy rehearsals and showcase. Successful apprentices must be quick learners with directing experience, excellent writing, research and communication skills, and an interest in pursuing directing professionally.

Project and Duration

This is a full-time position during rehearsal weeks and a part-time position during performance weeks. Candidates should be aware that the schedule can be rigorous and may involve evenings and weekends.

How to Apply

Premiere Stages is currently considering candidates for its September 2023 production. Rehearsals will begin in August 2023. Priority will be given to Kean University students and alumni, but all are welcome to apply.

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Premiere Stages is committed to supporting a diverse group of emerging artists; people of all backgrounds, ages, and experience levels are encouraged to apply.

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