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Live. Learn. Work.

Join us at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.


  • Experience Washington, D.C., a vibrant, metropolitan city with a thriving cultural scene.
  • Reside in fully-furnished apartments located on historic Capitol Hill, provided to out-of-town, year-long interns and fellows rent-free with utilities included, subject to availability.
  • Receive a weekly stipend of $150 to help defray the cost of living expenses.
  • Get up close and personal with designers, cast and crew of mainstage productions and programs during exclusive events like First Rehearsal presentations, Invited Dress Rehearsals and Opening Nights.
  • Receive free or reduced-price tickets to attend performances and exhibits at area theatres and cultural institutions.


  • Gain invaluable experience working in a major LORT B+ Equity theatre featuring the state-of-the-art Sidney Harman Hall and the intimate Lansburgh Theatre.
  • Engage in seminars led by members of our senior staff, including Artistic Director Michael Kahn.
  • Hone your craft through hands-on, practical experience.
  • Bridge the gap between your academic experience and a career in professional theatre.


  • Interact with nationally and internationally renowned theatre artists and professionals.
  • Contribute to the diverse and thriving community of artisans and administrators at the foremost classical theatre in the United States.
  • Make lasting, professional connections in the industry.