Rep Education is accepting applications for an Emerging Professional Residency. This residency runs from September through May each year. This opportunity will help develop the emerging professional's understanding of Education programming at the professional regional theater and give ample experience in teaching in a variety of settings.

The Education Resident will contribute to the theater learning experience of almost 20,000 students. Duties will include serving as a Teaching Artist for residency programs, lesson development for workshops and residencies, research and writing study guides, assisting with student matinees and various administrative duties. A reliable car is a must. 

Stipend: $75/week

Housing/Transportation: All EPRs are housed in two or three bedroom apartments at the UW-M Kenilworth Apartments. Each Resident has their own room and shares a common area, kitchen, and bathroom with one to two other EPRs. Internet, cable, and all utilities are included. Parking is included for both UW-M Parking and Marcus Center, and mileage reimbursement for Teaching Artist work is included.

Perks: In addition to professional development and networking opportunities, EPRs receive free tickets to Rep productions, and invitations to Angel events. 

Application Deadline: Applications for the 2017/18 Season will be accepted between February-April 2017

All applicants must submit ONE SINGLE PDF containing the following documents, in the following order.

  • Cover Letter that describes why you seek an Emerging Professional Residency at Milwaukee Rep, what you feel you could contribute to Rep Education, and your future goals.
  • Resume with references
  • Two letters of recommendations that speak to your ability to work with students in an educational theater setting
  • Writing Sample that demonstrates your ability to research, illuminate and enliven a theater text or production for a student audience. 
  • An essay that describes, in 500 words or less, the important of theater education in schools today. Why should students experience theater? 

Your PDF file size should not exceed 4MB. Please name your PDF with Lastname_Firstname.pdf (e.g. Doe_Jane.pdf). Subject Line of the email should include your name and the internship for which you are applying.  

All completed applications must be emailed to Any questions can be directed to Hope Reed-Johnson at