College Interns

If you are between the ages of 18 and 25, a college student, and are passionate about theatre, then Parkway Playhouse can offer an immersive experience.

Interns are competitively selected based on the strength of their application and their audition and/or interview.

Auditions for the 2017 Mainstage Season are on February 18th and 19th. Interns who wish to be considered for roles must attend these auditions or contact before February 19th to make alternate arrangements. Please let us know at the time of your audition that you're also applying for the Intern Program.

Applications (attached at the bottom of this page) must be received by Parkway Playhouse staff each year no later than March 30th. No email applications please.

Applications should be mailed to:

The Parkway Playhouse
P.O. Box 1432
Burnsville, NC 28714

For more information, please email Chelsea Wilson Thayer at or call the Parkway Playhouse at (828) 682-4285.

Some key qualities we look for when hiring our staff:

  • Dependable with consistent work habits
  • Social maturity and self-confidence
  • Ability to take direction and criticism well
  • Ability to digest new information and apply it productively
  • Basic knowledge and skills to work successfully in various departments of the theatre
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to enjoy creative problem-solving and multi-tasking
  • Easy to work with effectively in a highly collaborative environment
  • Great passion for the theatre
Britt Kaufmann,
Jan 29, 2012, 1:52 PM