Get Involved with NCT

There are many ways to get involved with NCT. The listings below will direct you to getting involved through volunteering, ushering, auditions, the Dragonkeeper program, and interning. 

Current job postings (when available) will also be listed below.

Volunteer  l  Internships  l  Dragonkeeper Program  l  Season Auditions  l  Job Opportunities

Volunteer at NCT

In order to serve 80,000 kids, teachers, and families each year, we need you! There are many ways to volunteer with Nashville Children's Theatre including:

  • Usher at a performance.
  • Help answer phones during the work day.
  • Serve on a special event committee. These committees include Education Ambassadors, Marketing Advisory, Fundraising, and more. 
  • and many more...

Sign up here and we'll connect you to a volunteer experience with the theatre.

Internships at NCT

Nashville Children's Theatre seeks dedicated college students to serve as interns for our summer camps. We will begin accepting applications for Summer 2017 in January. NCT provides volunteer/unpaid intern opportunities for the benefit of participants to provide high-level training and work experience in specialized areas of theatre for and with youth. Available internships include:

  • Summer Camp Internships, working directly with NCT’s students in partnership with our roster of professional teaching artists
  • Technical Theatre Internships, working in NCT’s scene shop and supporting other areas of theatre production
  • Stage Management Internships, providing SM and ASM opportunities connected to our musical productions cast with Middle and High School students
  • Costuming Internships, providing experience in our professional costume shop
  • Media & Communications Internships, working directly with the blog communications related to our high-energy summer camp programs as well as other marketing initiatives.

The Dragonkeeper Program at NCT

The Dragonkeeper program is a student training program for high school and college students ages 16 and up that gives participants (Dragonkeepers) the opportunity to experience the different aspects of daily operations in a professional theatre company for young audiences. The program offers Dragonkeepers a variety of workshops and training opportunities to learn about aspects of the theatre's administrative, artistic and educational components. As a part of the Dragonkeeper program, participants are also eligible to work in a paid capacity as an usher for weekend performances. Click here for more information.

NCT is currently accepting applications for the 2016-17 Season. Full job description available hereApplication [.pdf]

Season Auditions at NCT

There are currently no auditions scheduled. Auditions for the 2017-18 Season will be held in late April/early May.  

Job Opportunities at NCT

NCT is currently accepting applications from dedicated young adults to serve as Dragonkeepers for the 2016-17 Season.  Application [.pdf]

Executive Artistic Director
NCT is currently seeking an Executive Artistic Director to be responsible for setting and fulfilling the artistic and operational vision of NCT. Full job description available here.