Stone Soup Theatre:
1414 N. 42nd St.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 669-8535

Upcoming Events

Youth Conservatory’s The Snow Queen

Oct 9 – Dec 15

If you are a Frozen fan, join us for The Snow Queen, the original fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen which was Frozen’s inspiration. Join Gerda on her quest to the wicked Snow Queen’s ice castle, battling the Flurries to rescue Gerda’s cousin Kay.Group Auditions are October 9th @ 4:15pmRehearsals: Tuesdays 4:15pm – 6:15pm October 16 – […]


Stone Soup Kids: Merry Christmas Charlie Brown

Oct 17 – Dec 13

Merry Christmas Charlie Brown: Celebrate the season with Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, and the Peanuts gang, as they search for the best Christmas tree and seek the meaning of the season through song and play. Classes Tuesdays 4:15pm to 5:15pmOctober 17th through December 11thPerformances December 12th and 13thAll classes held at the Wallingford Presbytrian Church Register […]

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Internships at Stone Soup

Stone Soup seeks interns in a variety of areas. Payment can range from school credit to stipend to hourly depending upon the candidate and position. If you are interested, please email your resume to: education@stonesouptheatre.org or call 206-388-9212 to set up an interview.

In addition, we can always use volunteers and work/trade help for a variety of projects from kid-wrangling to big mailings to distribution of marketing materials! If interested, please email Office Manager at maureen@stonesouptheatre.org for more information and an informational interview.

 

Summer Teaching Internship

Stone Soup’s Theatre’s educational programs focus on giving each young actor the tools they need to succeed on stage. All our student productions are actor-centered: our students are the true stars of our shows! We take focus away from the technical aspects of theatre and put it back in our young actor’s imaginations. We use suggestive costuming, sets and props to enable our student performers to bring the world of the play to life.

Description: Work with youth ages 5+ each week to perform 30-minute versions of a wide variety of scripts including adaptations of musicals and Shakespeare as well as literature-based classics like The Hobbit or Through the Looking Glass. We need interns who love kids and theatre.

Job Duties: Duties include assisting Teaching Artists in the creation of live theatre pieces; supervising, guiding and encouraging young performers; organizing scripts and attendance sheets; and the coordination of props and costumes.  Interns will gain first-hand experience in bringing a script from page to stage with young performers including observing and collaborating with experienced teaching artists and leading games and exercises while also gaining classroom/rehearsal management skills. 

Requirements: 

– Interns must be available to work 7-8 weeks, from late June through August in our outdoor summer camps.

– Interns must be able to work 9am-3pm weekdays during the summer.

– Interns must have access to a car or be able to arrange transportation to camp sites. 

– Interns must complete each camp they are assigned to in order to fulfill the internship requirements. 

– All Interns must pass a background check, as required by the state of Washington. 

Qualifications:  Interns should have some experience working with children and either be completing a theatre or education degree, be a theatre or education graduate, or have significant theatre experience.

Compensation: Stipend $125 per week or Internship/Service Credit Hours  

To apply please send resumes to education@stonesouptheatre.org 

 

Summer Arts Management Internship

Job Description: 

Assist the Education Director with the administration of Stone Soup’s numerous outdoor and onsite summer theatre camps serving youth ages 5 and up. The Assistant to the Education Director will serve as a back up to Education Director in multiple areas including answering the phone and fielding questions; assisting with the weekly planning and organization of camps; assisting with marketing projects and general office tasks.    

Duties: 

– Copying scripts, attendance sheets and organizing other paperwork as needed for weekly camps.

– Organizing t-shirts and magnets for weekly camps. 

– Working on assigned marketing projects when time allows.

– Answering the phones and interacting with the public.

– Assisting the Costumer when needed. 

  • General office and organization tasks as needed in a busy office environment. 
  • Assisting teachers in the field in their summer camp teaching

Required

An interest in live theatre, theatre administration, and youth. Must be able to pass a background check as required by the state of Washington. 

Compensation: Dependent on Experience/Internship or Service Credit available.

To apply please send resumes to education@stonesouptheatre.org

 

Summer Costume Internship

Job Description: 

The Summerstage Costumer is responsible for organizing, preparing and maintaining costume bins for the summer program; bins are composed of simple costume and prop pieces and rotated between camps on a weekly basis. The Costumer will also be responsible for creating a limited number of new bins for the summer (which will primarily be pulled from stock). 

Job Duties: 

– Devising a method for weekly costume bin check in/out (2 – 6 bins per week). 

– Maintenance, cleaning and repair of costumes throughout and at the end of the summer.  

– Create costume bins for new shows, primarily from stock.  

– Read new scripts and compile a list of needs prior to the start of summer.

– Limited prop purchasing throughout the summer as needs arise. 

– All bins need to be ready for check out by Wednesday of each week. 

– Averages 6 hours per week – flexible 

Requirements: Candidate should have some interest/experience working with youth and costuming, and the fun that goes along with that.   

Compensation: $650.00 for the summer or Internship/Service Credit Hours. 

To apply please send resumes to education@stonesouptheatre.org 

 

School Year Education Assistant for Outreach Programs

Description: We are looking for an individual who can work with the Director of Education, Michelle Conklin and assist in the duties of organizing  after drama programs school and residencies in our 21 area schools with potential of growing to include 30 schools by 2016. The ideal candidate will have some background in teaching drama and a strong interest in being a part of bringing the arts to schools. Many schools do not have drama as a part of their curriculum. Stone Soup provides a needed service with both the arts and the convenience of after school programs for working parents. Six- 10 hours a week will be required, strong computer and communication skills written and verbal. This internship has the potential to become a part time job in the next school year and summer.

For teaching or assisting teaching in our programs will bring additional income for the right candidate. The position pays a quarterly stipend of $200.00 and will run from September 2018 through June 2019. Please submit resumes to both Maureen@stonesouptheatre.org and education@stonesouptheatre.org and include references.

 

Stage Managers

Stone Soup Theatre seeks stage managers to work with youth casts in the 2018-19 season. Duties include organizing auditions and call backs, prop retrieval, communication with casts. Organizational skills are just as important as the ability to take over the show once it is open. Rehearsals for youth programs are weekdays after school, particularly Wednesdays. Technical theatre background is a plus when applying for this position. Stipend pay included.

 

Marketing Intern

The Marketing intern will assist in all aspects of communication with the media, audience, generating story ideas, drafting news releases, creating displays, handling mailings, updating mailing lists, maintaining publicity files and developing creative, low cost plans to reach new audiences. Depending on the intern’s interests and aptitudes, he/she may also be given lead responsibilities for a short term campaign or project. Applicant must have experience with computer graphics and MS Outlook.