MTA's Apprentice Program

Positions available (ages 14 and up):

Assistant Director
Assistant Vocal Director
Assistant Choreographer
Assistant Stage Manager
Assistant Hair and Make-up Designer
Assistant Costume Designer

Work directly with the production staff on a specific element of the production!

Please submit an email of interest to with which show(s) you are interested in, which area(s) you are interested in assisting on, and attach the conflict calendar for that show(s). In addition to the above artistic tasks, assistants may also be asked to check in and dismiss participants, run sound for rehearsals, have light cleaning duties, work backstage, and be able to discuss creative ideas and give input with the staff member they are working under. They will be required to attend applicable production meetings, all rehearsals where their artistic element is being rehearsed, and the designer run through performances. A detailed list of job duties and expectations will be discussed at the interview. These are paid positions, and compensation is determined based on availability and type of position.

Assistants may be able to also perform in the production they are assisting on.

Email deadlines to apply:
SpongeBob the Musical - 11/15
Disney My Son Pinocchio Jr. - 3/1
Cats - 3/15

Additional opportunities for future shows to be announced at a later date. Contract offers will be sent out within one week of the application deadline. Looking forward to offering these great experiences to our wonderful teens!