Production Apprentices

The Phoenix Theatre Company, a LOA LORT D Theatre and Arizona’s largest professional regional theatre, seeks Apprentices for their 2022/2023 Season. 

About The Phoenix Theatre Company

Located in the heart of the Central Arts District close to downtown, our beautiful 14-acre campus includes three theaters, a restaurant and bar, rehearsal halls, administrative offices, and costume, scenic, prop, lighting and paint shops, all on one site. Some of the exciting shows this season include: An American in Paris, Bandstand, Dreamgirls, Cinderella and The Book of Will. The Phoenix Theatre Company produces shows in both a 380 seat proscenium space and a 250 seat black box space, for a jam packed versatile season. The Phoenix Theatre Company developed and operates within a robust COVID safety system. Safety systems include: weekly testing for those working with AEA actors free of charge at the theatre and mask adherence. We require all apprentices to be fully vaccinated/up to date for in person work. All systems will be assessed and nimble based on AEA/CDC and state guidelines.

Job Summary

Apprentices will be selected for the following areas: Props, Scenic, Lighting, Sound, Stage Management, Costumes and Wardrobe. This is a full season program; agreements start early Aug./Sept. 2022 and end late Aug./Sept. 2023 with flexible start and end dates. Non local apprentices are provided free housing utilities included in your own studio apartment. Each apprentice earns a weekly stipend of $150.00 for their volunteership.

Education and Experience Requirements

To be considered we strongly desire a Bachelor’s degree in theatre or equivalent training and individuals must be seriously seeking a career in the theatre arts. Approval is based on a cover letter/resume, interview and 3 references. Please make sure your cover letter states which department you are applying for.

To Apply

Please email cover letter, resume, and references to Tyler Welden, Associate Production Manager, at with the subject line "Apprentice Program Application."