Continuing their long-running annual Educational Fellowship program, The Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick has played host to 20 interns this summer. The program, which helps early career professionals bridge the gap between education and professional theater, gives students a chance to work alongside Broadway professionals.
There are internship roles for multiple positions in the company including acting, directing, administration, production and stage art. Interns come from all over the country and go through a rigorous screening process before being chosen.
“My sister was an actor, and I always wanted to follow in her footsteps,” said Katie Whittemore of Lewis, New York, who attends the University of Central Florida. “I found out about this opportunity through SETC (Southern Educational Theater Conference).” Whittmore headed to SETC to audition soon after....