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Apply to be a Musical Theater Camp High School Intern at the Gorton Center

Musical Theater Camp High School Intern

400 East Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Don't miss this chance to be part of the enchantment of Queen's music and the exhilarating thrill of live theater. Join us at Gorton Drama Studio for a summer filled with creativity, growth, and the magic of performing arts!

NOTE: All interns are required to be at camp every day, all day. Permission to miss a day, arrive late, leave early or leave and come back during the day must be approved.

The ideal candidate is available:

  • Week 1 – July 15 – July 19, 9am to 3pm
  • Week 2 – July 22 – July 26, 9am to 3pm
  • Week 3 – July 29 – August 2, 9am to 3pm
  • No camp August 5
  • Week 4 – August 6, 7 & 8, 10am performances for other local camps and groups, 9am to 1pm.
  • Week 4 – August 9 and 10, 7pm performance for the general public, 5pm to 9pm.
  • Has a passion for acting and the theater.
  • Loves working with kids.

Jeremy Kruse, Artistic Director of Gorton Drama Studio, is the author of “The Young Actor’s Handbook” (Applause Acting Series, 2017). The book was published in Korean and Chinese in 2022. Jeremy is a professional actor, published playwright, award-winning screenwriter, and award-winning filmmaker. Some of the classes he taught at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York include Method Acting, Comedic Improvisation, Sketch Comedy Writing, and Acting for Film and TV. He graduated from The Strasberg Institute at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he majored in drama. Jeremy also teaches privately, one on one. www.jeremykruse.comand

All are welcome. Gorton Drama Studio is dedicated to building and upholding a culture of inclusivity for everyone. We value the uniqueness of all people. Applicants of diverse, underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be attending high school in 2025.

Please send us your work resume and also your performance resume if you have one. We look forward to meeting you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $575.00 per month


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person