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Atlantic Theater Company, the award-winning Off-Broadway theater and NAST-accredited acting school, seeks a quick-thinking problem solver to join our Operations team.
The Operations Associate works closely with the Operations Manager to address issues involving the management of the facilities, space allocation and rentals, and other operations for the theater company and acting school’s offices, 9 rehearsal studios, 98-seat theater, and 199-seat theater. Responding effectively to the unexpected is an essential element of this position.
- Onsite trouble response, including investigation, diagnosis, and correction of or coordination with external vendors for the execution of basic facilities renovations, repairs, and maintenance.
- Together with Company and Box Office Managers, ensure front of house facilities and equipment needs are met, including preparing the house and front of house for first performances and opening nights.
- Work closely with Production teams to address any unique issues that arise with incoming design and performance elements.
- Oversee short-term rentals of Atlantic studios.
- Rent off-site classroom and production rehearsal space, as needed.
- Proactively maintain inventory of office and custodial supplies.
- Maintain workstation computers in Macintosh and Windows environments, working closely with IT and VoIP vendors to ensure the computers, network, and peripheral equipment are functioning properly.
- Maintain operations expense and rental income reports.
- Process new and replacement access badges for staff, students, and faculty members as well as facilitating temporary building access for artists and guests.
- Offer general front desk staff support.
- The ability to enthusiastically think on the fly in an organized and judicial manner.
- Curiosity with a willingness to creatively address new challenges.
- General understanding of all aspects of theater production practice.
- Comfort around tools, including ladders.
- Proficiency with or willingness to learn about building codes; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems; basic IT and networking, including Windows, Macintosh, Office/Office 365 and G-Suite.
- Manual skills and the ability to exert physical effort including balancing, standing, bending, reaching, twisting and moderate lifting.
- While the typical work hours are 10-6, M-F, this position will require some flexibility to work evening and weekend hours in support of performances for occasional emergency vendor visits.
One of our goals at Atlantic is to embrace diversity and inclusion. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences reflective of our vibrant New York City home.
This is a full-time position with salary and benefits included. Please email cover letter and resume to the attention of Marnie Ann Joyce, Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Associate General Manager of Student Productions
Atlantic Theater Company, an award winning non-profit Off-Broadway theater, seeks an ASSOCIATE GENERAL MANAGER OF STUDENT PRODUCTIONS to join the Atlantic Acting School and Atlantic for Kids department. Reporting to the School Artistic Director, the Associate General Manager of Student Productions will provide support for the successful execution of the acting school’s student show season, which consists of eleven Mainstage productions at ATC Stage 2, two One-Act play festivals, and a summer Evening Conservatory showcase, as well as two Atlantic for Kids productions performed at the Linda Gross Theater. The School Associate General Manager will also serve as the liaison for the Acting School’s Evening Conservatory and Part-Time Programs.
- Create line calendars and production summaries for all school productions and disseminate amongst internal departments.
- Arrange and manage contracts for creative staff.
- Train and on-board stage management teams
- Hire, train, and schedule Box Office and House Management staff
- Manage audition and rehearsal scheduling. o Collaborate with Director of Conservatory Training and Operations Department to ensure space availability for all rehearsals/production meetings/etc.
- Collaborate with School Marketing Manager to develop production artwork, marketing materials, and playbills to publicize school productions.
- Collaborate with School Marketing manager to manage the Box Office reservation system for all student shows and track the income associated with the school performances.
- Manage payroll for all temporary school production staff including but not limited to: One Acts Production Coordinator, House Managers, Box Office staff, Directors, Designers, Fight Choreographers, Photographers and Consultants on as-needed basis.
- Collaborate with Stage 2 Production Manager to create and manage first-year student crew assignments. o Collaborate with Director of Conservatory Training and Production Manager to draft course syllabus student crew members.
- Asses participating students with a grade and written evaluation at the end of the term
- Collaborate with School Artistic Director to produce the mainstage season of student shows.
- Secure performance rights for the school season.
- Collaborate with School Artistic Director to produce and manage the One-Act play festival, performed by second-year Atlantic NYU Tisch School of the Arts acting students in the fall and second-year Conservatory acting students in the spring.
- Collaborate with Director of Conservatory Training to draft course syllabus student actors.
- Hire and supervise technical staff.
- Collaborate with School Artistic Director to oversee tech process
- Asses participating students with a grade and written evaluation at the end of the term
- Monitor the season budgets and reconcile student show expenses.
- Plan Opening Night gifts and payment remittance.
- Collaborate with Director of Conservatory Training to provide production support for Evening Conservatory final production as needed.
- Oversee and Manage School Artistic Intern schedule and duties.
ATLANTIC FOR KIDS:
- Book studio space for all ATC for Kids productions, readings, workshops, and events.
- Secure performance rights for Atlantic for Kids shows.
- Manage actor submissions and casting process.
- Oversee and file all offer letters, new hire and payroll paperwork for creative team and cast.
- Collaborate with Marketing Department to compile information for Press Release, website and programs.
- Coordinate with Box Office Manager to fulfill industry/creative team/cast comp requests.
- Arrange for Opening Day gifts and hospitality.
- Track and reconcile expenses with finance department.
EVENING CONSERVATORY & PART-TIME LIAISON:
- Serve as primary liaison to students in the Evening Conservatory & Part-Time students who may have questions or concerns related to their program.
- Liaise closely with the Director of Conservatory Training and the Director or Student Affairs to resolve any issues raised by Evening Conservatory or Part-time program faculty or students.
- Conduct routine check-ins with the Evening Conservatory ensemble twice per session to foster open channels of communication between students and the administration.
- Serve as emergency contact for faculty and students in class or rehearsal and assist in connecting them to emergency services in the very rare instance when that action is warranted.
- Bachelor’s degree or 2-3 years of related experience in theater producing and/or arts education
- Highly-motivated and organized with superior organizational, creative problem-solving, communication and writing skills
- Ability to work independently and simultaneously manage multiple priorities and projects, detail-oriented and work well under deadlines
- Significant experience in team building, cultivating relationships with artists and managing others with a collaborative spirit and excellent diplomacy skills
- Comfortable in an educational environment – frequently acting as both teacher and administrator
This is a full-time position with salary and benefits included. Please email a cover letter, resume, and an expected salary range to the attention of Reggie White at email@example.com and indicate Associate General Manager of Student Productions in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Atlantic Theater Company is an equal opportunity employer.
The Atlantic Theater Company, a not-for-profit off-Broadway theater, is looking for a Technical Director to join our team at the Linda Gross Theater. We are looking for a creative problem solver who approaches their work with a positive attitude and thrives being in a team environment.
The TD work closely with Production Management to support the ongoing needs of the Linda Gross Theater and Atlantic Theater Company. The Linda Gross produces (4) Mainstage Productions, (2) TYA in addition to ancillary programing such as readings, live podcasts, etc. The TD is responsible for supervising freelance hourly production staff and works in conjunction with contracted freelance department heads (Audio, Lighting, Video etc) to facilitate the season and house needs. The TD will need to have strong communication skills and be fluent in collaborating with a wide variety of artists, technicians, and administrators with diverse backgrounds.
The TD should possess project management skills that demonstrate the ability to deliver scenic and house projects on time and on budget with artistic excellence. They will coordinate and oversee technical solutions to the general safety, movement, function, and structure of scenic elements. Maintain theater’s equipment and theater space with the support of the Operations. They must have complete proficiency and demonstrable experience in drafting with either AutoCAD or Vectorworks. A working knowledge of the other program is a plus. Must have knowledge of modern theatrical scenic construction methods including but not limited to rigging, pneumatics, theatrical automation, and engineering used in technical designs.
This is a full-time position with salary and benefits. Please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate Technical Director in the subject. No phone calls, please. Atlantic Theater Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Atlantic Theater Company accepts only solicited material, agent submissions, and work/proposals from its ensemble. Our season is comprised of four mainstage productions of new plays and revivals, and two second stage productions with an emphasis on new work. The season is complemented by a development series of readings and workshops, and we have an active commissioning program. In an effort to refocus our submissions policy, and attend to the large number of solicited scripts we received each season, we will no longer be accepting samples or inquiries. Playwrights are urged to consult The Dramatists Sourcebook and individual organizations’ websites for complete information on submission policies at American theaters.
Fellowships Apply Now
The Stage Management Fellowship Program is designed for early-career theater professionals who have chosen a career in stage management. Fellows will serve as assistants to the Equity Stage Manager and Assistant Stage Manager, interacting daily with all aspects of stage management for the duration of one full production. Throughout the rehearsal period, duties will include managing props, maintaining script updates, taking rehearsal notes, staying on book for actors, and giving line notes. Fellows will also attend production meetings and rehearsals and will work as running crew backstage during productions. The Program provides a stipend of $275 per week starting the week before rehearsals. Fellows will be able to take advantage of Atlantic’s Internship program, which includes sit-down sessions with Atlantic staff, directors, writers, and designers. Some previous participants have continued the fellowship, working in the same capacity on a second Atlantic show. The Fellowship Program looks to offer more than the traditional P.A. employment opportunity, by involving the Fellow in the company as part of the extended Atlantic Family, and by investing in his or her training and career.
The Fellowship Program has a rolling application process.
Please send all cover letters and resumes to email@example.com. Indicate which production(s) you’re available to participate in and you will be notified if we’d like to arrange an interview. Send updated resumes as necessary.
Internships Application Form
The deadline for Fall 2019 submissions is July 19th.
The Atlantic Theater Company Internship Program provides aspiring theater professionals the opportunity to learn how a leading Off-Broadway theater and acting school operates. Each semester, we welcome interns to the Atlantic family, providing opportunities for mentorship from Atlantic staff and allowing interns to work closely with each team. In addition to getting to know the ins and outs of your specific department, there are weekly Intern Panels where interns will hear from each staff member to learn what goes into making Atlantic run, and bi-weekly Staff Meetings where interns will be able to hear what’s happening across the organization as well as report on their own work. In addition, interns will be involved in special events at Atlantic, including opening nights.
Internships are generally held by undergraduate and graduate students, or recent college graduates. We offer college credit, tickets to all of the Atlantic Mainstage and Stage 2 performances, and complimentary tickets to certain Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. MetroCards are available for full time interns. Housing cannot be provided. Part time (20 hours/week min.) and full time applicants are welcomed.
Internships are available in the following departments:
The Individual Giving and Special Events Intern works closely with the Manager of Individual Giving and Special Events. Interns assist in planning and execution of Atlantic events, including Opening nights, Patron dinners, and the Spring Gala, and have the opportunity to work on mail campaigns, donor research, and data entry. This position requires excellent communication skills, self-motivation, and an interest in learning about the creative thinking that goes behind fundraising from individuals.
The Institutional Giving Intern works closely with the Director of Institutional Giving to research potential funders and develop proposal language. The intern also participates in weekly funding strategy meetings and takes a lead role in analyzing the impact of Atlantic’s artistic and education initiatives – providing direct insight into the inner workings of a large off-Broadway company. This position requires excellent communication skills, self-motivation, and an interest in learning about the creative thinking that goes behind fundraising from foundations, corporations, and government agencies.
General Management and Finance
Reporting to the General Management and Finance departments, the General Management and Finance Intern will assist in the general management activities of the producing season and the business operations of the organization. With General Management, the intern will be involved with maintaining contractual union obligations, box office, front of house management and other tasks related to current and upcoming productions. The intern will also work with the Finance department on administrative tasks, such as vendor management and communication, financial analysis projects, maintaining expense accounts, and the preparation of the annual audit. This internship affords the right candidate an opportunity to participate in multiple aspects of theater management and is ideal for those interested in pursuing company management or arts administration professionally. Superb organizational skills, an excellent attention to detail, and knowledge of Excel are necessary. This internship can be either full or part-time.
The Literary Intern works under the Associate Artistic Director and Director of New Play Development and is involved with reading and evaluating plays, researching the current theatrical landscape, maintaining the script database, assisting with readings, archiving, and other administrative tasks. Candidates should have a strong interest in the area of literary management and dramaturgy. Applicants who are current college students, post-college, or graduate students will be considered.
The Operations Intern works closely with a fast-paced team, reporting directly to the Operations Manager. Responding effectively to the unexpected is a key element of this department. Interns are involved in long and short-term projects related to every aspect of how both the theater company and the school operate. This position brings new challenges every day and offers a broad set of experiences with the inner workings of a theater company. Applicants should have a love of theater, an attention to detail, and willingness to accept any challenge. The ability to think on your feet in an organized and judicial manner is critical to this position. Comfort around tools preferred, computer proficiency required. Part-time or full-time applicants considered.
Production, Departmental: Costumes, Props, Scenic/TD, Lighting, Sound, etc. (Linda Gross Theater & Stage 2)
Departmental Interns report to the Production Manager and Department head (Costumes, Props, Scenic/TD, Lighting, Sound/Video). Positions are based on the current show’s needs and production schedule. The applicants should be well versed in their area of interest and will to be hands on. Intern come on board during the pre-production process through opening. Applicants should be well organized, strong interest in their application, and ready for hands on production internship. Applicants must be versed in internet usage, excel and word.
The School Education Intern works closely with the Education team at Atlantic in a variety of programs. Responsibilities are specific to each program assignment. In Staging Success (https://atlantictheater.org/education-at-atlantic/staging-success/), interns assist and trail Teaching Artists, helping to facilitate the on-site administrative needs of our partner schools and teaching team. In the student matinee series (https://atlantictheater.org/education-at-atlantic/student-matinees/), interns assist in the research, development, and editing of our study guides, trail teaching artists on in-school pre-theater visits, and assist in day-of student matinee logistics. The School Education Intern assists our afterschool and weekend classes, as well as summer camp Teaching Artists in preparing rosters, performance materials, classroom supplies, and supports in-class activities. Ideal for an organized, upbeat personality with a sense of play who is detail-oriented and can go with the flow. Solid computer and social networking skills desired. Offered during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters.
Stage 2 Design
The Stage 2 Design Intern reports directly to the Production Manager of Stage 2. This position requires the applicant to assist the Stage 2 Production Manager in all tasks related to the design of all Atlantic Acting School Stage 2 shows, including but not limited to: sourcing and building props, assisting the designer wherever they may need help, attending all tech rehearsals and helping with light hangs/focus, and taking notes from designers. Offered during the Spring and Fall semesters.
The Executive Intern reports directly to the Executive Assistant to the Artistic and Managing Directors. The intern helps manage the day-to-day schedule, correspondence and needs of the leadership of the Atlantic. This internship position is comparable to being a second assistant to the Managing Director and the Artistic Director who oversee all aspects of the Atlantic’s operation. This internship offers a comprehensive look at how a theater company runs from programming to finance to board and ensemble relations. The Executive Intern in addition works with the Executive Assistant to manage the internship program, preparation for opening nights and the Spring Gala, quarterly Board Meetings, and other events as needed. Candidates should be prepared for a fast paced, high volume internship, and a comprehensive look at how an Off-Broadway theater office runs.
The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for helping with all daily design tasks for Atlantic Theater Company and Atlantic Acting School. The intern will report directly to the Graphic Designer and will work closely with the Marketing team for the Theater and the Acting School. Among various responsibilities, the intern will – under supervision of the Graphic Designer – use design templates and company branding guidelines to create web graphics and gifs for productions, programs, and classes; in-house materials such as party passes, signs, and invitations; and elements of brochures, production playbills, and advertisements. The right intern candidate will have fluency in the Adobe suite, an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, a passion for theater and education, and an interest in learning about the structure and creative thinking involved in in-house design.
The Marketing Intern will report to the Marketing & Membership Associate and the School Marketing Manager, and works closely with the Director of Marketing. This intern’s primary role will be to assist the Theater and School’s marketing department with all promotional activity, both institutional and show/program-specific. Responsibilities may include marketing research, press and cross-promotional outreach, membership maintenance, social media marketing, audience development, recruitment and current student engagement efforts, tracking and analytics, and website maintenance. The intern will also be expected to assist with event planning and day-of event needs from both the theater and the school. The ideal candidate will be a creative problem solver, have a passion for the creative process, strong organizational skills and impeccable attention to detail. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Events, and Mailchimp a plus. An interest in theater administration either in marketing or advertising is preferred.
Production Management (Linda Gross Theater & Stage 2)
The Production Management Intern reports directly to the Production Manager. The intern will assist the Production Department in day to day operations of the production office including, but not limited to: researching technical aspects of each production, purchasing and invoicing, pre-production scheduling, and supporting rehearsals as needed. The Production Management intern will have hands on experience working closely with directors, designers, stage managers, and crew of each main stage production. Applicants should be well organized, interested in the coordination and maintenance of all production elements, and ready for a hands on production internship. A strong knowledge of technical theater or production management is required. Applicants must be versed in internet usage, excel and word. This internship is a full time position.
The School Artistic Intern will report to and assist the Artistic Director and the Associate Producer of the Atlantic Acting School in all aspects of producing a season of student productions including 3-4 full length productions and several evenings of one-act plays performed by students from both the NYU Tisch undergraduate and Conservatory programs. Additionally, this intern will support the school staff in producing the Atlantic for Kids show; a Theater for Young Audiences piece performed as a part of the Atlantic’s Mainstage season. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: monitoring auditions and assisting in production casting, scheduling and reserving space, and programming for future seasons among other administrative tasks. Duties may also entail drafting faculty and parent correspondence, compiling information for publicity materials and programs, managing ticket reservations, and organizing opening night events. Excellent experience for those interested in producing positions within upstart performing arts organizations. This position is well suited for an individual who would like exposure to many differing facets of production and who feels comfortable multi-tasking and managing several projects simultaneously. Offered during the Spring and Fall semesters.
The School Administration Interns works closely with the school directors to assist with administration for our undergrad NYU, Professional Conservatory and part-time programming. Gain hands on experience in the practical and curricular elements of a theater school’s development, marketing, recruitment and administration. Responsibilities include doing research, preparing material for faculty meetings and orientations, organizing student evaluations and grade-collecting software, maintaining student database, reaching out to alumni, assisting with guest classes and end-of-term receptions and preparing content for website. Ideal for a sharp, extremely organized, detail-oriented person who can go with the flow and has a passion for arts education administration. Solid computer (especially Excel and Google Documents) and social networking skills desired. Offered during the Spring, Summer and Fall semesters.
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