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Assistant Producer Internship- The Heartland Theatre Collective

Interested in making dynamic new theatre with a small, professional company in Austin? Apply to become an Assistant Producer Intern with the Heartland Theatre Collective, a critically-acclaimed local theatre company that creates new stories about Texan women from the past, present, and future.

The Heartland Theatre Collective is looking for a collaborative emerging theatre professional who can provide support in artistic and administrative components of producing our upcoming play, The Vineyard. The Vineyard will premiere at the Trinity Street Theatre from October 31st- November 9th, 2019. The Vineyard, is a daring new play about a group of vagabonds living at a winery in Central Texas. Using fringe technology and science, they explore the boundaries of self-healing and growth. The Vineyard is a uniquely-told, heartfelt story about falling in love and coming of age in a world filled with uncertainty and boundless scientific discovery.

During the rehearsal process for The Vineyard, the Assistant Producer Intern will:

  • Learn how to start and maintain a small, independent theatre company in Austin through personalized, mentorship.
  • Form working relationships with local theatre artists by attending rehearsals and design meetings.
  • Craft marketing, dramaturgy, and educational materials that can be featured in artistic and professional portfolios.
  • Gain professional experience by providing assistance with production tasks such as fundraising, box office management, and other projects as assigned.
  • Build connections with members of the Heartland Theatre Collective and their collaborators that could lead to future, artistic leadership positions.

Time Commitment:

10 hours of work per week from late August to early December.

To apply:

Email with an artistic resume and cover letter. Please include “Fall 2019 Assistant Producer Internship” in your email subject line. Application are due by the end of the day on August 30th. In your cover letter, please respond to the following:

  • Why are you interested in the Assistant Producer Internship with the Heartland Theatre Collective?
  • What do you hope to gain out of this internship?
  • How do you see yourself making an impact in the arts in the future?

If you  have any questions about the position please email