Associate Artistic Director

Associate Artistic Director


Peoples Improv Theatre
New York, NY 10010

Job Details


Associate Artistic Director  
The Peoples Improv Theater (The PIT) is looking for an Associate Artistic Director to join its Artistic Team and curate programming across its three stages: The Striker, The Underground, and The PIT Loft.   


  • Soliciting programming from a wide array of New York-based comedians, performance artists, and theater companies. 
  • Assisting in overseeing The PIT's improv and sketch house teams. 
  • Growing original programming from The PIT's community of artists.
  • Assist in overseeing The PIT's annual festivals: NYC ImprovFest, NYC SketchFest, SOLOCOM and more. 
Ideal candidate will have:  
  • Based in NYC. 
  • Background in comedy, theater, or both. 
  • Experience producing, either as a part of a larger theater/comedy theater or independently.
  • An interest in fostering new work from early and mid-career artists.
  • Experience liaising with artists, agents, casting directors, and high profile industry leaders.
  • Strong organizational skills and hyper-attention to detail.
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills with an emphasis on cultivating relationships with artists, producers, and patrons.
  • Ability to multitask and solve problems under pressure.
  • Experience marketing live performance a plus. 
  • Improv, sketch, or stand-up teaching, directing or performing experience a plus.
Rate negotiable and based on experience. This is a part-time position with room for expansion based on performance.


Negotiable on Experience



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