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Come be a part of the Tech Crew at Theatre in the Park - one of the country's largest outdoor Community Theatres, located in Johnson County, Kansas - 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City! 12 and a half weeks of hang, focus, tech/dress, and performances. The season runs from mid May-August.


5 shows at Shawnee Mission Theatre in the Park: Bye Bye Birdie,  Anastasia, Anything Goes, Hello Dolly, and Sister Act!


This summer take advantage of a unique opportunity in the growing field of Theater Arts with a paid internship. No experience necessary - if you have the passion for theater tech and like working in a creative and challenging work environment, we want to meet you! 


Interns will get hands on experience with industry top sound systems and lighting rigs. No experience is necessary. If you have the passion for theater tech and like working in a creative, challenging and a rotating work environment, we want to meet you!


If you are considering one of these positions and you do not have a place to stay in Kansas City, adjusted pay with a housing stipend is available for those who need it!


Internship Positions are as Follows:


1 Master Electrician, $4600 Stipend

Work hand in hand with the Lighting Designer and supervising the season lighting Interns/Electricians and projects associated with the electrical department for the season.  The ME is responsible for executing the prep-work for the season hang of the lighting plot as designed by the lighting designer to include regular equipment prep, auxiliary prep:  assembling cabling runs, assembling needed data cables, general lighting accessories such as gobos, gel, etc.

During the season, the ME is responsible for scheduling the lighting team and assigning tasks for maintenance and upkeep of the equipment and plot for the shows.  The ME oversees schedules, call times and delineation of duties based on the needs of the show.  The ME also plots and preps any changes needed for show changeover work from the closing show to the next show and beginning tech week.  

The ME also maintains the lighting paperwork throughout the entire season to document the process and advises the Season Lighting Designer of potential problems while working to troubleshoot and resolve issues as needed. 

The ME will also work with the Season Lighting Designer in prep of specialty show-specific lighting needs and requirements to include practical lighting, wireless DMX lighted props &/or battery operated scenic units with installed lighting needs.  

General experience with ETC IonXE Control Console, Automated lighting fixtures, LED Fixtures, SOCA Multi-Cable power distribution, basic electrical knowledge (110v & 208v Electrical Distribution) and conventional theatrical fixtures required.  Additional experience with Follow-Me Spotting Program, VectorWorks, Lightwright Lighting Paperwork, General Lighting Network & sACN protocol, LED Pixels and wireless DMX preferred.




3 Lighting Technicians, $4100 Stipend


Work with lighting gear from Ayrton, ETC, and Chauvet. Gain experience hanging and focusing plots with over 200 lights including IP65 rated moving lights and leds, work through daily focus notes, innovative Follow-Me automated remote controlled followspot system, and learn to program the light board. 




2 Audio Technicians, $4,100 Stipend 


Work with d&b audiotechnik, Yamaha and Shure, daily wireless coordination, cast member and band micing, fixing audio problems and console operation as needed.




Must be 18 years old to apply.

Send resume and cover letter to:



Harvest Productions is:

  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking

  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture

  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Virtual meetings

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Hours per week:

  • 30-39

Internship Compensation:

  • Pay

  • College Credit

Typical end time:

  • 11PM

Typical start time:

  • 12PM

Work Remotely

  • No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment


HMXLive, a unit of Harvest Productions is always looking for the right people to join our team!

If you are looking to grow in the field of live audio/visual production, we would love to talk to you! Expand your knowledge and experience working in challenging, rewarding, and high profile environments in the live event industry.

If you are interested in growing your career in the area of live audio, video, and lighting,

email your cover letter and resume to:

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