Winthrop University: CVPA - Theatre and Dance - Internships - Actors Theatre of Charlotte
Contact Information
Dept. of Theatre & Dance
115 Johnson Hall
Rock Hill, SC  29733, USA
803/323-2560 (fax)

Love Where You’re Going!
Winthrop's Admissions Team is working hard to provide you with options to learn more about Life as an Eagle. Please check our Visit Page to sign up for one of our Virtual Admissions Experiences.

Want a one on one meeting or have any questions? There are three ways you can contact us:
Phone: 803/323-2191
Virtual Chat: Click here to register

For updates, announcements and special messages from Admissions, please follow us on Instagram - @winthropadmissions

Theatre and Dance

Internships with Actor's Theatre of Charlotte

The department maintains an exclusive internship program with Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, the only Equity Theatre in the Charlotte metropolitan area.  Winthrop students work as performers, production assistants and marketing associates alongside the professionals on ATC's staff.  For almost two decades of successful activity, ATC has been committed to producing contemporary and new works.

Here's how the internship works:

  • ATC identifies roles and production openings.
  • The department announces the openings to junior and senior majors who then apply for the opportunities.
  • Winthrop faculty review the applications and recommend finalists for interviews/auditions with ATC.
  • ATC schedules auditions/interviews and select interns. Final selection must meet the approval of the department chair as well as the ATC artistic staff.
  • Students enroll in THRA or DANA 471 (Internship in theatre of dance) for three credits.

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte also offers Winthrop theatre and dance majors student rush tickets for all its productions.  Tickets are half-price with a valid student I.D. Ten minutes before curtain time, any remaining tickets will be sold as rush tickets. 

Actor's Theatre of Charlotte information

Last Updated: 8/20/20