Interested in volunteering at one of WORDTheatre’s upcoming live events? We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly, communicative professionals to assist with ushering, guest check-in, site set-up and clean-up, talent escorts, and more! You will get a chance to help bring terrific live events to life and you will get to see the wonderful performances in exchange for your time!

If you are located in Los Angeles, New York, or London and are interested in becoming a WORDTheatre Volunteer, please reach out to [email protected] with your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your past experience and why you’re interested in being a volunteer. We will get back to you in a timely manner!



Are you a college or graduate student in the Los Angeles area looking for school credit and are interested in English, the arts, video editing, history, performance, social media, graphic design, outreach, or live events? Apply to be a WORDTheatre Intern! We offer internships year-round – fall semester, spring semester, and in the summer – and in the following categories:

Audio/Video Editing Interns will help ready WordTheatre’s audio and video library, comprised of over 1200 stories, written by world class contemporary authors and performed by esteemed actors in LA, NY & London, for our weekly podcasts, branding campaigns and perhaps most importantly our WORDTheatre Campus program. In addition to audio and video editing, interns will be listening to the stories and writing promotional blurbs, archiving event photographs, and organizing our archive of the past 20 years of stories and performances. Our interns also may be asked to research and help write podcast introductions and postscripts. Interns need to be experienced with Premier Pro and Pro-Tools.

Literary Research Interns are passionate about literature, history, and music who are excited by the opportunity to find material in order to help craft an original piece of live theatre. The Literary Research Interns will help research and compile historical events, facts, and stories to incorporate into our upcoming live shows.

Social Media / Graphics Interns will help create campaigns to market WORDTheatre’s upcoming events, including our 20th Anniversary Celebrations in Los Angeles, New York, and London. Additionally, interns will be engaging in graphic design, scheduling social media posts, editing various images and photographs, and overall help expand the outreach of WORDTheatre and its work in the community.

Development Interns will train and work closely with WORDTheatre’s Executive Director, helping to design and implement development initiatives to raise funds for this esteemed non-profit organization.

Two ways to apply!

  1. Check out our page on HANDSHAKE
  2. Email us your resume and cover letter directly at [email protected]


Did you come to one our events and fall in love with the words of one of the authors you heard performed live? Or did you listen to a story on our free weekly Short Story podcast and just had to find what collection it came from? Do you love supporting independent bookstores and non-profit organizations?

If you answered YES to any or all of those questions then you can support us at Bookshop.org!

Our store at Bookshop.org is your one-stop-shop to get all the books written by featured WORDTheatre authors! By buying a book this way, your purchase goes directly to independent bookstores and a portion goes back to supporting WORDTheatre. You get a book full with amazing writing and the satisfaction of knowing you’ve supported two non-profit organizations!

Check our store regularly to see the works of our most recently featured authors at the top of the page.


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Help support the creation of all our original programming, including Saturday Stories (our free weekly podcast), and WORDTheatre Campus (our work in under-resourced schools)  by becoming a Patron or Enthusiast Member.

WORDTheatre is a 501 (c)(3) in the US Tax ID: #95-4379725
WORDTheatreUK is a Dual Charitable Trust: #1203917

Patron & Enthusiast Memberships automatically renew after 3 reminder emails.