Assistant Director Street Theater


Assistant Director Street Theater

CATEGORY: Directorial

Theater for the New City
New York, NY 10003


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Job Details


Theater for the New City seeks an Assistant Director for its Summer Street Theater Company, Original Musical. Ability to read music, dance background and/or writing background a plus. The Assistant Director is the liasion between the writer/director, the composer, musicians and the cast.

Workshops begin Monday June 14th Mon to Friday 6-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 1-6pm until June 25th.

Rehearsals being July 13 and run Tues to Friday 6 -11pm and Sat and Sunday 1-6pm for 3 weeks. Show opens Saturday July 31st

Crew and stage managers get driven from Theater for the New City to and from that weekends performance site. Meeting time is 9am Saturday and 10am Sunday mornings every weekend until Sept 12th.


Attendance at warm ups is also required and are every Friday from 6 to 8pm.

There will be one Friday performance at 6:30pm at Coney Island, for that one performance the warm up is Thursday 6 to 8pm.

Position is slightly different than the usual Assistant Director. Must be able to edit improvisations for the Director to use in writing the script. Script is written between June 26th and July 12th. Lyrics for songs are phoned to the Assistant Director who send them with the writers notes to the composer. When rehearsals begin the Assistant Directors postion is the usual. Knowdledge of Excel a must.

A summer pass to all Theater for the New City resident productions is included!

We encourage people of all genders, all races, all religions, all ethnicities to apply.


June 14, 2021 - September 12, 2021





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