Vinnette Carroll Apprenticeship Programs

Vinnette Carroll
Vinnette Carroll

Eligibility & Requirements

Candidates for 2016 Vinnette Carroll Apprenticeship Program will have completed undergraduate coursework by January 2016 and will have had some experience artistic and/or theatre production. Candidates must be willing to commit to 15 hours per week beginning April 20, 2016 through December 21, 2016.

About the Application Process

Please read the following information carefully. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Applications for the Apprenticeship Program must be received by April 12, 2016.

Upon submitting, applicants will be contacted if they have been selected as a preliminary candidate for their desired position. All applicants will receive a response no later than April 13, 2016 regarding the status of their application.

For questions please contact adam@freedomtheatre.org. ​No phone calls please.

Application Materials and Instructions

All applicants must submit the following documents, in the following order:

  • Cover Letter
  • Recent Photo
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

The cover letter should address the following:

  • To which department you are applying and why (please be specific)
  • State why you are a good fit for the apprentice program
  • How you feel you will be benefited by the program (based on what you have read from the program materials provided on this website)
  • Your long term professional goals (as much as you know them at this point)
  • Any unique contribution you will bring to New Freedom Theatre

Please read this information carefully:

  • The 2016 Apprenticeship will run from April 20, 2016 – August 31, 2017.
  • All applications will go through a preliminary screening process to determine the final candidates. Final candidates will be asked to interview on April 15, 2016.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Resident of Philadelphia
  • Have earned a baccalaureate, or have equivalent professional experience
  • Be able to commit to a 6­ month program
  • Have a strong desire to work in one of the departments offered for the Apprenticeship and express this interest in the application
  • Carefully read through the instructions and submit a completed application. In addition to completing all required fields, you will need to attach a current photo, your resume, a cover letter.

Vinnette Carroll Apprenticeship Programs Application

Please Note:​ Applications will be accepted through this online form ONLY, beginning April 1, 2016. Please do not submit any application materials through regular mail as they will not be reviewed. Should the New Freedom Theatre Staff require any additional materials you will be contacted.

Contact information

First Name
Last Name
Your Email (required)
Phone Number
Alternate Number (optional)
Address
Apt #
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Which program are you interested in

Education

School
Major
Years Attended
Graduation Date
Highest Degree Achieved

List (3) Three Professional or Academic References

Reference One

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Reference Two

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Reference Three

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Additional Questions

What are your short­-term career goals?
What are your long­-term career goals?
Do you have any special skills or expertise? (ASL, lighting design, sewing, etc.)
What other interests do you have? (hobbies, sports, baking, etc.)
How did you hear about apprentice program?

Attachments

In addition to completing all required fields and the questions above, please attach a current photo, your resume, and a cover letter stating why you are a good fit for the apprentice program.

Upload your photo: .jpg format, 2MB max

Upload your resume: .pdf or .doc format, 2MB max

Upload your cover letter: .pdf or .doc format, 2MB max

Upload your letters of recommendation: .pdf or .doc format, 2MB max