About American Place Theatre

Current artistic director, Wynn Handman, founded the American Place Theatre in 1963.  The company has long been devoted to independent Off-Broadway theater.  It focuses on new works by a diverse selection of American writers, with an emphasis on pluralism.  Its performance-based literacy program, "Literature to Life," is a highly regarded educational theater program.

APT hires interns in a variety of departments, including education, administrative, development and education marketing.  The education intern stage manages educational theater productions, alongside the director of education.  The administrative intern works with all aspects of the theater, from assisting the management to marketing the theater.  The development intern assists the director of development with grant-writing and fundraising efforts.  Finally, the marketing intern supports the director of education programs with advertising and booking educational activities.

Eligibility

Open to college freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors, grad students and recent college graduates.

American Place Theatre

  • Jennifer Barnette, Managing Director
  • American Place Theatre
  • The American Place Theatre
  • 630 9th Avenue, Suite 809
  • New York, NY 10036
  • Phone: (212) 594-4482

Stats

  • Number of Interns: Varies
  • Compensation/Benefits: Unpaid
  • Duration: N/A
  • Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students

Locations

  • New York, NY