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Thank you for your interest in an internship with The Old Globe! We are happy to bring in fresh eyes and new energy to help make our space an even better place to work, to make theatre matter to more people.

Year-round, we seek interns for a variety of departments. Below is a list of available internship opportunities.

As of October 1, 2021, employees and interns must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption applies.


Arts Engagement


Stage Management


Arts Engagement Internships

Thank you for your interest in interning for the Arts Engagement department! Applications are now closed, and due to an overwhelming response, we may not be able to interview everyone, but will keep you on our list for future opportunities. Thank you for understanding, and we look forward to an exciting summer!

Stage Management Apprenticeships

The Old Globe is pleased to announce spring and summer stage management apprentice positions for the 2023 season.

The application period for the following 2023 stage management apprenticeship opportunities is now open:

  • One-Show Apprenticeships:
    • 4/4/23 until 5/26/23 (Destiny of Desire– two positions available)
    • 4/20/23 until 6/10/23 (Twelfth Night– two positions available)
    • 6/15/23 until 8/5/23 (Merry Wives of Windsor– two positions available)
    • 7/14/23 until 9/20/23 (TBD Musical– two positions available)

Applications for these apprenticeships will close on February 3, 2023

Applicants should have a strong interest in professional stage management. Apprentices will work alongside AEA stage managers throughout all aspects of the rehearsal process. Apprentices will be involved in daily rehearsals, technical rehearsals, production meetings, and understudy rehearsals. There will be opportunities to observe the calling of shows, backstage operations, etc. The Old Globe is one of the country’s finest regional theatres, attracting nationally known actors, directors, and designers. The stage management apprenticeship is a full-time commitment, 5 to 6 days a week. Apprenticeship lengths vary so please see detailed listings above. Candidates should be at least 18 years old at the start of the apprenticeship. In order to comply with LORT/Actors’ Equity Association Guidelines for LORT Theatres, this position must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Academic Credit
If you wish to receive academic credit, it is your responsibility to coordinate class credit with your school. The Old Globe will be happy to cooperate with your institution to complete any necessary paperwork.  Current enrollment in an academic program is not a prerequisite for this program.

Stage management apprenticeships will be paid a non-exempt hourly rate of $16.30/hour. Additionally, apprentices will be considered company members and will receive perks such as complimentary tickets and free entrance to Balboa Park attractions.

To Apply

The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Click the button below to access our application form. You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume. If you have any questions, please reach out to apprenticeships@TheOldGlobe.org.

Apply for an Apprenticeship today