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Get Even Closer to the Arts: Internships at CAPA

It takes a lot of behind-the-scenes effort to bring quality entertainment to Columbus. Working at CAPA is a great opportunity to go beyond the stage and learn about the arts from the inside out.

CAPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Lincoln Theatre Association Live Event Internship

Internship Summary

The Lincoln Theatre Association seeks a Event Production Intern to support the support and day-to-day live production needs at the Lincoln Theatre and the Carinal Health Ballroom.

The Lincoln Theatre Production Internship is a meaningful opportunity to gain hands on event experience working in an active theatre, in a large arts non-profit organization. This intern will be a fully integrated member of the production team and will interact with the other departments which enable the Lincoln Theatre to carry out its mission. The Intern will have opportunities to network with community arts organizations and touring event and production crews.

Please note that any expressed areas of interest will be considered in addition to those outlined below.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Lincoln Theatre staff to coordinate a successful live event.
  • Install, uninstall, move, manage and work with production equipment.
  • Attend production meetings.
  • Provide pre-event support to the event team.
  • Coordinate with other Lincoln Theatre departments.
  • Work alongside event professionals in Lighting, Sound, Rigging and Video.
  • Be willing to move to other facilities as the event schedule dictates, to assist in event duties.
  • Assists with additional live event duties as assigned.

Learning Experiences

  • Build awareness of live event best practices.
  • Develop hands-on event planning experience.
  • Help execute a live event production plan.
  • Learn day-to-day operations of performing arts non-profit organizations.
  • Network to gain contact in the live event community.


  • Current or recent undergraduate student with a focus in a related area is preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills required, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Basic knowledge of theatrical lighting, sound, rigging and video playback is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and email communication.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail on all levels.

Special Information

We are looking for a candidate who can commit to a full-time production schedule for 10 weeks. This internship offers an hourly wage to help cover transportation costs and meals at $9.60/hour (current state minimum). Free parking is included.