Jobs and Internships

TheaterWorksUSA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

Artistic Associate

We are seeking candidates for a full-time position with responsibility for casting and maintaining the quality of the company’s national touring productions that serve more than 1.3 million young people in 440 communities each year throughout North America. The Artistic Associate is a key member of the Artistic Department who will be asked to:

• Serve as Casting Director for all TWUSA productions overseeing the casting of up to 30 productions, workshops, and readings each year. Write and release casting breakdowns, arrange casting sessions, manage audition staff, coordinate with creative teams, review all casting submissions, and schedule appointments. Work with costume department on approval of actors and with company management to facilitate offers. Attend talent showcases, readings, and equivalent productions whenever possible to scout new talent.

• Work closely with TWUSA’s Artistic Director to oversee and maintain the quality of TWUSA touring shows. Attend costume parades, run-throughs, and dress rehearsals; give notes to creative staff; partner with company management to manage expectations, resolve conflict, and steward all company members before, during, and after tours; attend local performances. 


• Serve as front line project manager for various artistic projects including workshops, readings, and special events. Manage pending projects and coordinate flow of information regarding upcoming projects across all relevant departments. Collaborate with Artistic Director and Director of Development to produce special events, including the annual spring benefit.

• Participate in general artistic management: liaise with external partners, producers, and other stakeholders when required; liaise with managed artists; maintain and update show files, including scripts and scores; coordinate meetings with creative teams; research new literary properties for dramatic adaptations. Represent TWUSA as various industry, fundraising, community engagement, and artistic events when requested.

Qualifications:

• A passion for creating exceptional theater for families and young audiences.

• Strong organizational skills with the ability to adapt to changing priorities.

• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

• Working knowledge of breakdownexpress.com and Actor’s Equity Association.

• Undergraduate degree, previous experience with theatrical casting, and a valid driver’s license are required.


 

Please submit a resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements to jobs@twusa.org

Studios Manager

We are seeking candidates for a full-time position with responsibility for managing operations and maximizing use of its rehearsal studio facility -- TWStudios: Chelsea -- on West 26th Street in New York City. When not in use for TheaterWorksUSA’s own activities, the studios are made available for outside use and help to generate revenue to underwrite TWUSA productions.

The Studios Manager is a key member of the organization who will be asked to:

· Manage TWStudios to ensure proper staffing, excellent customer service, efficient spending, consistent policies, and maximization of use. Initiate and build relationships within the theater industry (and others) to generate business and maintain the brand identity of a high-caliber studio facility.

· Lead front desk staff to provide exceptional customer service and create an environment conducive to the work of professional artists. Serve as first contact – both onsite and off-site (during studio operating hours) - for front desk questions. Hire, train, and approve schedules of part-time staff.

· Maintain facility and enforce studio policies and procedures. Serve as primary liaison with building management and third-party vendors.

· Oversee day-to-day finance operations of the studios. Ensure accurate bookkeeping, invoicing, accounts receivable, credit card settlement, receipting, and cash management. Provide regular reports on actual and projected revenue. Make recommendations for improvements to increase efficiency, lower expense, or generate additional revenue.

· Manage the studio calendar to maximize use and strategically increase revenue.

Qualifications:

· Ability to build relationships, stay calm under pressure, and prioritize concurrent needs.

· An entrepreneurial spirit and desire to work with the NYC theatrical and broader artistic community.

· Excellent written and verbal communications skills. A commitment to exceptional quality.

· Self-motivated “people person” with strong collaborative and problem solving skills.

· Undergraduate degree and previous experience with theatrical management and/or facility management are required.

Projected start date is ideally on/around April 22.

Please submit a resume and a cover letter that includes salary requirements to jobs@twusa.org

Casting

We are constantly seeking performers committed to Theater for Young and Family Audiences and prepared to tour North America. Shows tour under American Equity Association’s Theater for Young Audiences contract, and actors are signed as Assistant Stage Managers. 

Official audition notices are posted as they become available, but we are always accepting headshots and resumes.

  • No phone calls please


FAQ

Artists, Writers & Directors

Artists

In addition to creating and producing its own works, we also provide select artist management services for those committed to programming Theater for Young and Family Audiences in communities across North America.  

If you are interested in working with us, please submit your information here.

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Writers & Directors

As a provider of extensive Theater for Young and Family Audiences, we are always commissioning creative professionals at all stages of their careers to help bring high caliber programming to theatergoers of all ages in New York City and throughout North America.  

If you are interested in working with us, please submit your information here.

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  • No phone calls please