On stage and off, Nashville Repertory Theatre employs more than 100 local people annually to bring its work to fruition. In addition to full-time positions, there are also opportunities for internships and auditions with Nashville Rep.


Nashville Rep’s Professional Internship Program is designed to offer hands-on professional experience to college graduates and early career professionals who are pursuing a career in theatre. Interns are offered the opportunity to gain practical knowledge while working with experienced professionals in theatre arts and administration. Each internship is specifically tailored to allow each intern the chance to accomplish their career goals while working in a professional regional theatre. Professional Internship departments include Marketing, Development, Stage Management, Costume Tech, Wardrobe, and Technical Production.

If you have questions regarding Professional Internships, please contact Erica Lloyd, Artistic Associate, at erica@nashvillerep.org. If you are a current high school or college student looking to complete an internship for credit, please refer to our Student Internship Program by clicking here.

Each internship offers a weekly stipend of $125. Housing is not provided.

Ingram New Works Intern


Nashville Repertory Theatre is currently seeking an Ingram New Works Project Intern for 2019-2020. The primary focus of this internship is to work closely with the Director of the Ingram New Works Project to support the Ingram New Works Lab and Festival, and all associated events throughout the season. The ideal intern should not only be interested in the development of new plays, but also be organized, able to balance multiple projects, and personable. This position will be supervised by the Director of the New Works Project, the Director of Community Engagement, and the Artistic Associate.

Candidates must be available for all 2019-2020 Ingram Lab dates: September 19-22, October 17-21 OR 24-29, December 5-8, January 11-17, March 5-8, April 16-19, and May 11-16.


  • Participate in monthly Ingram New Works Lab play readings

  • Assist with preparation of Ingram New Works Lab materials

  • Assist with planning, promotion, and staffing of the Ingram New Works Lab and Festival

  • Assist with radical hospitality for all visiting artists, including meal and travel planning

  • Attend meetings with the artistic staff to develop ideas for effectively executing and marketing each lab meeting and festival event.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Intern may be able to stage manage/assistant direct one of the Festival readings in May.

 ** Participants in the Nashville Repertory Theatre Ingram New Works internship are offered the opportunity to gain practical knowledge while working with experienced professionals in theatre arts and administration. Though this internship is unpaid, if you are currently enrolled as a student we will work with your university to provide class credit hours.  **

To apply, email a resume, letter of interest, and two references to erica@nashvillerep.org with the subject line INW Internship.

Applications due by 5 pm, August 30, 2019.


Auditions for Mary Poppins will be announced soon.


We are not currently looking for any new full-time staff members. 

Nashville Repertory Theatre provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Nashville Repertory Theatre complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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