Artistic Assistant

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2021-06-30
  • Organization: Two River Theater
  • Organization Type: Performance/Presenting Facility
  • Career Type: Production, Fabricating, Printing
  • Location: Red Bank, NJ
  • Primary Discipline: Theatre (non-musical)
  • Recurring: Array
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Two River Theater, a mid-sized professional LORT theater, located in Red Bank, NJ, is seeking Artistic Assistant applicants for our 2021-2022 season.

Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.

The Artistic Assistant has two main roles: serving as the assistant to the director for all mainstage productions, and supporting the needs of the Artistic department. The Artistic Assistant must be able to adapt to the different style that each director has and adjust their role in the rehearsal room to best suit the needs of the director and the production. It is up to each director how the Artistic Assistant will be used during the production process. The Artistic Assistant must have the ability to handle a diverse set of responsibilities that come up throughout the course of the season with enthusiasm and confidence. Candidates must have a solid background in theater, training in directing, excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional. A valid driver’s license is preferred.

Compensation includes weekly pay of $300 plus local fully furnished and all utilities paid shared housing which is valued at $230 per week, calculating to $530 per week in total taxable compensation, equal to $13.25 an hour for a 40-hour week. This position is non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay after 40 hours at a time and a half rate of $19.88. Medical and vision insurance plans are available. This position accrues sick leave in accordance with the NJ State Earned Sick Leave law. https://www.nj.gov/labor/worker-protections/earnedsick/law.shtml

Please send cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two references by Friday, June 25 Jackie Romeo at [email protected] No phone calls please.