Qualified students in Drama may apply to be placed in internship positions with local professional theatre organizations. Students may be accepted as interns in areas such as Acting, Design, Stage Management, Playwriting, Dramaturgy, Theatre Administration, and Directing. Students uncertain as to their specific career goal may be accepted as General Interns. Students accepted as interns become full-time members of a professional theatre company and are expected to devote themselves full-time to this activity. Interns are paid a monthly salary by their theatre company for the duration of the eight-month internship.
Students who are selected for the internship enrol in Internship 591.01 Professional Theatre Internship I and Internship 591.02 Professional Theatre Internship II in the Fall and Winter Terms respectively.