New York Theatre Workshop, one of the city’s leading not-for-profit Off-Broadway theatre companies, seeks part-time House Managers. For more than three decades, NYTW has provided a home to artists to hone their creative voice, a space for them to develop their projects and a platform to produce groundbreaking work. NYTW is renowned for a long list of acclaimed work including Jonathan Larson’s Rent, Enda Walsh’s Once, Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher, Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul and Caryl Churchill’s Far Away, A Number and Love and Information. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.
The House Managers are responsible for overseeing front-of-house operations all major productions in NYTW’s intimate 199-seat theatre. Pre- and post-show responsibilities include scheduling and training a team of volunteer ushers; supporting the box office with management of front-of-house traffic and last-minute sales; maintaining nightly reports and log books; and securing the building at the close of every shift. Ensuring the safety and comfort of all patrons, actors and theatre staff, the House Managers must demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and customer service, maintaining a calm demeanor under pressure while working quickly and independently.
The ideal candidates will work effectively as both team players and team leaders; demonstrate exceptional communication and customer service skills; and possess a passion for theatre and understanding of the industry. Experience in House Management is strongly preferred. Fireguard and CPR certifications a plus.
These are part-time, seasonal positions requiring evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Work averages 20 hours per week across four shifts.
NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Start date in October. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and two references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For certain positions, we keep resumes on file.
If you are a director, you may submit a cover letter, current resume and references to Linda Chapman at LindaC@nytw.org
If you are an actor, you may submit a headshot and resume to Casting@nytw.org.
If you are a playwright, please see our submission guidelines.
If you are looking for Production Positions (union and non-union stage managers and assistant stage managers, production assistants, sound, video, carpentry, electrics and wardrobe), you may submit a cover letter, current resume and references to Chip Rodgers at ChipR@nytw.org.