FAIR: Fellowships, Internships & More

Assisting the next generation of theatre practitioner

FAIR is a professional development program that provides participants with an advanced fellowship, assistantship, internship, or resident opportunity to learn best practices across all administration, artistic, design, & production disciplines within a Tony Award winning theater environment.

FAIR is an acronym and represents the following:

F:  Fellowships 
A:  Assistantships 
I:   Internships 
R: Residencies

The mission of FAIR is to foster a collaborative exchange of knowledge, skills and perspectives between experienced professionals and the next generation of theatre practitioners. The program is designed to honor OSF’s commitment to including diverse people, ideas, cultures and traditions in all areas of our work. In most cases, prior theatre experience is not required for participation. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

FAIR offers Fellowships, Assistantships, Internships and Residencies in the following areas:

Artistic Opportunities:

  • Directing
  • Dramaturgy 
  • Literary Management 
  • Producing 
  • Stage Management
Design Opportunities:

  • Costumes 
  • Hair Design/Wig Construction 
  • Lighting 
  • Scenic 
  • Sound
Administration Opportunities:

  • Archives
  • Arts Administration
  • Development
  • Education 
  • Executive Management
  • Human Resources 
  • IT
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Social Media
Production Opportunities:

  • Automation
  • Carpentry
  • Costumes
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Scenic Props & Costume Crafts
  • Scenic Painting
  • Technical Direction
  • Welding 
Fellowships, Assistantships, and Residencies are offered on a competitive basis and recipients are provided round-trip airfare, complimentary housing, and a monthly stipend to cover their expenses. Interns do not receive stipends and are responsible for their own travel and housing costs. Applications are due July 1st every year for the following season. OSF’s season opens in February and closes in November every year.