Discover the World of Professional Theatre with Maynardville

30 Nov 2023

Are you ready to step into the world of professional theatre? Maynardville Festival is delighted to extend an extraordinary educational internship opportunity to aspiring theatre professionals.

Internship Overview

Embark on a meticulously designed learning adventure, immersing yourself in the intricate workings of a live theatre festival. This programme is tailor-made for theatre enthusiasts yearning to cultivate their passion in a professional setting.

What You’ll Gain

  • Invaluable Insights: Gain a profound understanding of Theatre Production, from the earliest pre-production stages to the enchanting behind-the-scenes magic.
  • Guided Mentorship: Benefit from direct supervision and mentorship, learning from seasoned professionals in the field.
  • Real-World Exposure: Immerse yourself in real-world scenarios, honing your skills through hands-on experiences.
  • Skills Development: Avail opportunities for skills development and expand your professional network, all while surrounded by dynamic entertainment industry professionals.

Internship Details

  • Duration: 2 to 28 January 2024 (with the possibility of extension by mutual agreement).
  • Educational Focus: Delve deep into the grassroots business of theatre, committed to a regular half-day schedule while maintaining the utmost professionalism.


  • Transport: Access to transport and a valid driver’s license are essential.
  • Enthusiastic Learners: We seek enthusiastic individuals eager to learn, collaborate, and grow.
  • Key Qualities: Punctuality, honesty, and a genuine desire to expand your knowledge.
  • Company Policies: Comply with company policies and practices, ensuring a harmonious working environment.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality as part of your professional conduct.

How to Apply

If the prospect of working behind the scenes and gaining firsthand experience exhilarates you, we invite you to complete our application form by 22 December 2023: 


Embark on a Journey of Learning and Growth

Join us on a remarkable journey of learning and professional development as you become a vital part of the 2024 annual Maynardville Festival. Uncover the inner workings of theatre production and expand your horizons, all in the heart of this inspiring artistic community.

Your theatre adventure begins here.


Stay Updated

Join the Excitement

Don’t miss a beat. Stay updated with the latest Maynardville updates, Cape Town cultural events, and theatre and music news. Be the first to know about ticket releases, program additions, and special events. Join us on this enchanting journey and be part of the festival’s vibrant community.