Artistic Intern

The Wilma Theater

265 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Jul 08, 2024


May 29, 2024

Part time / $15 hourly / The Wilma Theater / Philadelphia, PA

The Wilma Theater seeks someone with an interest in learning about a Regional Theater Artistic department, with some administrative experience, to serve as Artistic Intern. 

The Artistic Intern reports to the Associate Producer and supports the work of the Artistic Department, which also includes the Artistic Director cohort and the Associate Artistic Director. 

The Artistic Intern will contribute meaningfully to the organizational culture of the Wilma and will advocate to advance our values on an organizational, local, and national scale. This person will take part in cross-departmental work and company-wide EDI work as we further our commitment to being an inclusive, anti-racist organization. 


The Artistic Intern will assist the Artistic department in reading and reporting on scripts, helping to maintain our literary database, doing dramaturgical research related to the plays of our season, assisting with auditions, assisting with special events, taking lien notes on productions, supporting HotHouse company sessions, and performing clerical duties such as copying, scanning, and various other administrative tasks. Interns are also able to observe HotHouse Company sessions and rehearsals. Many former interns have gone on to graduate school and work at institutions such as Actors Theatre of Louisville, Playwrights Horizons and The O’Neill.


Candidates must have academic and practical experience in theater, and display strong written, verbal, and analytical skills. The ideal candidate is proficient in remote-work software and systems, with the ability to learn our Microsoft 365, and project management and video conference tools.

COVID-19 Vaccine Policy
The Wilma Theater strongly recommends all employees, whose work requires their physical presence on-site at spaces managed and operated by The Wilma Theater, to be fully vaccinated and up to date with the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (bivalent) vaccine. Being “fully vaccinated” and “up to date” as defined by the CDC, is more than 14 calendar days following receipt of a final dose of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine.


Benefits include complimentary tickets to Wilma productions, various free and low-cost workshops and networking events in the arts and business community, discount at the Double Tree Hotel parking facility, and a 10% discount at Good Karma Coffee Shop


This is a part-time (10 hours a week), temporary, non-exempt role with compensation of $15/hour.

Mission Statement

The Wilma Theater creates living, adventurous art, presenting bold, original, well-crafted, thought-provoking productions that represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles. The Wilma’s organizational values were developed through conversations with Wilma staff, board, and HotHouse Company members. Our organizational values are curiosity, courage, care, rigor, joy, collaboration, and liberation.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The Wilma Theater is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, age, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or public assistance status in the recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, layoff, recall and termination of employees. The Wilma is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment. Those who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and other members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions

How to Apply

Applications will be open until Monday, July 8th, 2024, with the desired start time in September of 2024.  Please submit a resume and letter of interest to our application form. You can find the form to apply here: 






Experience Level

None Specified



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