Employment &
Internship Opportunities

Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts is always looking for talented and passionate people to join our team, either as staff or interns.

Office Manager

Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts is looking for an Office Manager. The Office Manager takes primary responsibility for managing the administrative functions of Wagon Wheel day-to-day office management.

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Front-of-House Team

Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts is always looking for skilled and courteous individuals to join the front-of-house staff. Employees in this role facilitate guest services during events, including concessions, cleaning, and more.

Interested in joining the front-of-house team? Fill out the below application and our team will be in touch.

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Summer Internship Opportunities

The Summer Internship program provides high school students or undergraduate students with experience in several different technical theatre fields.

  • Production Team
  • Assistant Stage Manager
  • Wig/Make-up
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2024 Summer Season Technicians and Staff Hiring Information

The Wagon Wheel Theatre is looking for its 2024 team of technicians!

     To produce another summer of Broadway-quality theatre, we are seeking to fill the following positions:  Assistant Technical Director, 2 Production Stage Managers, Assistant Stage Manager, Company Manager/ASM, Props Designer, 1 Scenic Artist, Master Electrician, 3 Carpenter/Technicians, Costume Shop Manager, 2 Stitchers, 1 Wardrobe/Stitcher.  The season includes Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Kiss Me Kate, The Wedding Singer, Murder on the Orient Express, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The Wagon Wheel is an 830 + seat theatre-in-the-round which is supported by a live orchestra during musical productions.  Each production runs for 10 days, with only 4 days between productions.  

Summer contract details:

  • May 17th – August 2nd, approximately 11 weeks (willing to be flexible for students).  Some contracts may be extended based on crew needs for the last show.
  • Pay Starts at $400 per week (Housing is provided).  

Application Deadline: February 18, 2024

To apply: Please send cover letter, resumes WITH references, links to portfolio (if possible), and any questions to Associate Artistic Director, Jennifer Dow: jen@wagonwheelcenter.org

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The Wagon Wheel is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment. All are encouraged to apply.

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Assistant Technical Director

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Production Stage Manager

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Assistant Stage Manager

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ASM/Company Manager

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Props

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Scenic Artist

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Master Electrician

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Carpenter/Tech

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Costume Shop Manager

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Stitcher

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Wardrobe/Stitcher

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Summer Internships

The Summer Internship program provides high school students or undergraduate students with experience in several different technical theatre fields. The program is recommended to those actively pursuing potential careers or further education in the theatre arts but is not required. The Summer Internship program is an amazing opportunity for those serious about their professional theatre training as it is a chance to be completely immersed in musical theatre and explore future career possibilities. From the end of May through August, interns will have the opportunity to participate in various departments of all the professional productions in the Wagon Wheel Summer Season. The Wagon Wheel relies on the professionalism, dedication, and hard work of its company members to maintain its high artistic standards. It is imperative that those chosen to participate in the internship program also possess these attributes as well as an enthusiasm and passion for theatre.

Production Team
Asst. Stage Manager
Wigs/Make Up

Production Team

Work under the direction of the Technical Director to assist with all aspects of the rehearsal and tech process including, but not limited to: props, scenic elements, costumes, performance running crew duties, shop maintenance and organization. Potential performance opportunities are available upon auditioning at the Warsaw audition for local youth/teens.

The production team internships will begin mid-May and run through mid-August. Exact start and end dates of the internship are negotiable. Must be available to work long hours with only one day off, every other Monday. Housing is not included and must provide own transportation to and from the theatre daily. Full Summer Internship Stipend = $1,000

Assistant Stage Manager

Work under the direction of the Artistic Director and the Production Stage Manager to assist with all aspects of the rehearsal and tech process including, but not limited to: pre-planning for each production, tracking of props/costumes, taking line notes, assisting with daily paperwork, supporting actors with line memorization, and other stage management and/or run crew duties as assigned by the Production Stage Manager.

The ASM internship will begin begin mid-May and run through mid-August. Exact start and end dates of the internship are negotiable. Must be available to work long hours with only one day off, every other Monday. Housing is negotiable and must provide own transportation to and from the theatre daily. ASM internship is a paid position starting at $250/week depending on experience.

Wigs/Make-up

Work under the direction of the Wig/Make-up designer to assist with production demands including, but not limited to: basic wig styling, wig fittings and alterations, inventory and maintenance of storage and stock, other craft projects, nightly wig maintenance and clean-up, make-up/wig application and quick changes within a production.

The Wigs/Make-up internships will begin begin mid-May and run through mid-August. Exact start and end dates of the internship are negotiable. Must be available for every nightly performance (and Sunday Matinees), but daytime schedule is somewhat flexible. Housing is not included and must provide own transportation to and from the theatre daily. Full Summer Internship Stipend = $800

Apply for an Internship

The Wagon Wheel is now accepting submissions for its 2024 Summer Season Internships.  Application deadline is February 18th, 2024. See descriptions above. Please direct any questions and submit your application requirements directly to Associate Artistic Director, Jennifer Dow: jen@wagonwheelcenter.org.

  • Submit a list of previous experience and/or a resume
  • Provide one recommendation (Name, relationship, phone number, and email)
  • High School students: Please provide a brief essay explaining what you would hope to benefit from one of the WWCA summer internships (You must be at least 16 years of age)
  • College students: will be asked to do a phone/SKYPE interview