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The Apollo Theater Academy High School Internship Program provides high school seniors with a paid opportunity for professional development as they explore administrative, programming, and production careers in the arts and entertainment industries. Through hands-on training and career development workshops, interns gain experience in a real-world work environment while connecting with industry professionals.

The High School Internship Program is highly competitive; not everyone who applies will be selected to participate. 


Apollo Theater Academy Technical Stage Production Internship

The Apollo Theater Academy Technical Stage Production Internship provides high school students with opportunities for professional and personal development as they explore careers in Technical Stage Production. Interns learn how to apply technical elements of theater such as lighting design, videography, audio engineering, carpentry, and production design to live and recorded stage productions. Over six (6) weeks, interns are trained by and assigned to work with members of The Apollo’s production crew to learn what goes into creating events at the Apollo Theater.

This internship will teach you how to develop a live production from concept to execution. 

You should apply to the Technical Stage Production Internship if you…

  • Have a serious interest in learning about careers in technical theater.
  • Are currently in the 11th grade and will be entering the 12th grade in September 2022.
  • Enjoy working on projects as part of a team.
  • Will be available to attend the entire program, Monday – Friday, July 5 – August 12, 2022 (and special event dates, as assigned), including:
  • Mandatory Parent/Guardian Orientation (must attend with a parent/guardian) on the evening of Thursday June 23, 2022, and;
  • Mandatory Student Orientation sessions on June 28, 29, & 30, 2022.


How To apply

Apply for the Technical Stage Production Internship



The Internship runs for six (6) weeks. Interns work Monday – Thursday on site at the theater and virtually on Fridays each week. Additionally, interns may be assigned to Apollo Theater special events. 

Before applying, determine whether or not you are able to commit to attending the entire program.

Program Dates

June: 28, 29, & 30 Orientation

July: 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

August: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Technical Stage Production Internship Important Dates

Monday, May 16th - Application Deadline
Wednesday, June 23rd - Parent/Guardian Orientation
June 28th, 29th and 30th - Intern Orientation
Tuesday, July 5th - Internship Begins
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