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George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit. 

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Assistant Production Manager

Summary of Position

George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks an experienced and artist-focused Assistant Production Manager to join our team for our 22/23 season at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. The Assistant Production Manager is an integral member of the Production Team, this position reports to the Production Manager, works closely with the General Manager, and plays a key role in implementing the vision of the Artistic Director. This position plays a key role in executing the Artistic Director’s vision to provide a welcoming and world-class home in which artists are free to do their best work.  

Essential Job Duties

  • Frequently operate a computer and other office equipment such as printers, copy machines and calculators. 
  • Provide assistance with processing department payroll and budget tracking via handwritten timesheets, electronic and paper receipts, and the use of Google Sheets
  •  Develop electronic production calendars and production related paperwork
  • Communicate and exchange information with designers, production departments, and stage managers
  • Support stage management teams with rehearsal prep, rehearsal notes, and transporting materials from the rehearsal room to the stage
  • Work closely with the education department and their production needs, and assist with a newly developing Fellowship program

Non Essential Job Duties / Other Duties

  • Experience working in a union employment environment and familiarity with IATSE, USA and AEA agreements
  • Occasionally ascend/descend a ladder to assist production departments as needed
  • May be asked to drive to off-site vendors to pick up supplies

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge of Production Management duties, technical theater and production scheduling
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • “Can-do” team player who can make thoughtful decisions quickly and demonstrates grace under pressure
  • Strong computer skills especially proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Experienced in theatrical production 
  • Basic knowledge of theatrical CAD base programs such as Vectorworks and Autocad
  • The ability to understand scale and read scenic plans, lighting and sound plots
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to drive vans and small tucks
  • Routinely move 25-50 lbs. either independently or with assistance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production

Working Conditions

  • In addition to regular office hours, evening, weekend, and early morning hours will be required. The Assistant Production Manager will be asked to work extended hours to meet deadlines, when necessary. 
  • Assistant Production manager will be asked to work in an office setting, as well make visits to an off-site Scene Shop warehouse with exposure to loud noises and debris such as sawdust, paint, and metal.
  • Assistant Production Manager is expected to attend all tech rehearsals, previews, and production meetings.

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at company’s expense.  

The Opportunity

George Street Playhouse offers an annual starting salary of $45,000 with a benefits package that includes health and dental insurance with annual allowance for out of pocket medical expenses, paid holidays, vacation time, sick leave, paid parking near the theater and complimentary tickets to George Street Playhouse productions.

Application Process

The position is available now.  George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit. 

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and references for consideration to: Christopher Bailey, Production Manager, at jobs@georgestplayhouse.org

About the Organization

Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Saint, George Street Playhouse (GSP) is a nationally recognized theatre, presenting an acclaimed mainstage season while providing an artistic home for established and emerging artists. Founded in 1974, GSP has been represented by numerous productions both on and off -Broadway – recent productions include Little Girl Blue written by and starring Laiona Michelle, It Shoulda Been You starring Tyne Daly and directed by David Hyde Pierce, The Toxic Avenger (which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical), Anne Meara's Down the Garden Paths, the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Drama League-nominated production of The Spitfire Grill, and the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play Proof by David Auburn, which was developed at GSP during the 1999 Next Stage Series of new plays.

The mission of GSP is to enrich people’s lives by producing world-class theatre. To accomplish its mission, they seek:

  • to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, re-imagines classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society
  • to service as a vital cultural institution in New Jersey and a creative force nationally
  • to positively shape and be shaped by the diverse character of their community
  • to create a nurturing home for the highest level of professionalism in the arts

The values of GSP embody and celebrate the identities, backgrounds, and diverse experiences of our communities. We are an organization fully committed to:

  • Being open and receptive of new ideas
  • Being an advocate of diverse populations within its communities
  • Being collaborative within their organization by giving everyone a voice
  • Being authentic in their curiosity and seeking opportunities to develop through learning and celebrating others

About New Brunswick 

Located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, New Brunswick is the county seat of home of Rutgers University. The city is a regional commercial hub for Central New Jersey. New Brunswick is on the Northeast Corridor rail line, 27 miles southwest of Manhattan. The city is located on the southern banks of the Raritan River.

New Brunswick is known as both the Hub City and the Healthcare City. The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb.


Carpenter

Summary of Position

George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks experienced Carpenter to assist the Technical Director and work with the scene shop staff in preparation and execution of their 5 show, main stage, season, annual Gala Benefit, and other company events.  

Essential Job Duties:

  • Demonstrate experienced carpentry skills
  • Constantly operate industrial, power, and hand tools most importantly table saw
  • Assist Scene Shop with the organization and execution of set builds, load ins, and strikes
  • Frequently move and transport items and materials weighing 50+ pounds
  • Understand and translate build drawings
  • Enforce and follow all Scene Shop safely protocols

Non Essential Job Duties / Other Duties:

  • Rigging skills
  • Welding and metalwork skills
  • The ability to drive vans and small trucks

Requirements

  • Carpentry skills, including finish and trim
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial, power, and hand tools most importantly table saw
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time
  • Must be able to move and transport items and materials weighing 50+ pounds
  • Must be able to
  • Good organizational skills and strong sense of professionalism
  • Positive attitude
  • Be a “can-do” team player who can take direction
  • A valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production or professional scene shop

Working Conditions

  • In addition to regular shop hours, overtime hours will include evenings, weekends, and early mornings.
  • Carpenter reports to work at the Scene Shop with exposure to loud noises, and various construction materials.

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity

Position pays a weekly salary of $730.00.  Position is a Local I.A.T.S.E. position and includes health and dental benefits, overtime, sick days, paid holidays, and annuity benefits as outlined in the I.A.T.S.E. CBA.  Position begins August 29, 2022 and runs through June 4, 2023.

Application Process

The position is available now.  George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, references, and portfolio photos for consideration to: Christopher Bailey, Production Manager, at jobs@georgestplayhouse.org


Dresser

Summary of Position

George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks experienced Dresser for the run of the upcoming production of our new musical, Joy, at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

Essential Job Duties

  • Assisting the Wardrobe Supervisor in maintaining all costumes
  • Dressing of actors during tech, dress rehearsals, and performances
  • Assisting with pre-show wardrobe prep and post-show wardrobe clean up and laundering
  • Repairing costumes as needed
  • Preparing dressing rooms
  • Assisting in load-in and strike of costumes

Requirements:

  • Experience with dressing performers and quick changes
  • Knowledge and understanding how to read and translate wardrobe run sheets
  • Experience with wardrobe prep including steaming and ironing
  • Experience with post show wardrobe duties including laundering
  • Team player with excellent organizational and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production on wardrobe crews

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity

Position pays a weekly salary of $850.00 with OT after 40 hours.  Position begins on or around November 25, 2022 and runs through December 30, 2022.

Application Process

George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume, references to: Joleen Addleman Loyd, Costume Shop Manager, at jobs@georgestplayhouse.org.


Director of Marketing

George Street Playhouse invites applications and referrals for the position of Director of Marketing and Public Relations. This is a promising opportunity for a talented and ambitious leader. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the Organization

Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Saint, George Street Playhouse (GSP) is a nationally recognized theatre, presenting an acclaimed mainstage season while providing an artistic home for established and emerging artists. Founded in 1974, GSP has been represented by numerous productions both on and off -Broadway – recent productions include The Toxic Avenger (which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical), Anne Meara's Down the Garden Paths, the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Drama League-nominated production of The Spitfire Grill, and the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play Proof by David Auburn, which was developed at GSP during the 1999 Next Stage Series of new plays.

The mission of GSP is to enrich people’s lives by producing world-class theatre. To accomplish its mission, they seek:

  • to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, re-imagined classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society.
  • to serve as a vital cultural institution in New Jersey and a creative force nationally.
  • to positively shape and be shaped by the diverse character of their community; and
  • to create a nurturing home for the highest level of professionalism in the arts.

The values of GSP embody and celebrate the identities, backgrounds, and diverse experiences of our communities. We are an organization fully committed to:

  • Being open to and receptive of new ideas
  • Being an advocate of diverse populations within its communities
  • Being collaborative within their organization by giving everyone a voice
  • Being authentic in their curiosity and seeking opportunities to develop through learning and celebrating others

The Position

The Director of Marketing and Public Relations (hereafter the Director) is a leadership position responsible for marketing, public relations, sales, and identity/brand management for GSP, its mainstage productions, educational programming, and special events.​ Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director is a member of the company’s senior management team. The Director is expected to work closely with the Artistic Director and General Manager, and in partnership with the Director of Education and Director of Development.

This position currently supervises the Director of Digital Strategy and Communication and the Manager of Patron Services, with additional staff to come. The Director negotiates with and manages work-for-hire entities.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create, implement, and measure comprehensive and strategic marketing, communications, public relations, and customer engagement plans to achieve budgeted revenue expectations and to enhance GSP’s image and position as a leading arts organization locally and beyond.
  • Manage collateral production to support organizational marketing communications, public relations, and customer service activities, including publications, media relations, digital presence, as well as on-site/lobby signage.
  • Adhere to budget for both sales income and marketing department expense objectives, including regular evaluation, forecasting, and reporting to the Managing Director and presenting at meetings of the Board of Trustees.
  • Oversee GSP media relations activities, actively pursuing and coordinating media interest in the organization and cultivating key relationships with local and national outlets and journalists.
  • Maintain GSP’s identity and brand, ensuring articulation of the organization’s desired image and position to all constituencies internally and externally.
  • Participate actively in GSP’s season planning and strategic planning processes, including the creation and presentation of the annual budget.
  • Recruit, train, manage, and mentor direct reports, maintaining a climate that attracts, retains, and motivates top-quality personnel.
  • Represent GSP within New Brunswick and its culturally and economically diverse communities, cultivating partnerships with the city and stakeholders at Rutgers University.
  • Lead and participate in additional projects and activities as assigned.

In addition to regular office hours, this position involves frequent night and evening commitments around productions and institutional events.

Attributes and Qualifications

The ideal Director of Marketing and Public Relations is an outgoing and confident leader and collaborator. They’re a natural strategic planner who activates the latest best practices and innovations in performing arts marketing. They rely heavily on data to drive decision-making. They have the capacity to contribute a marketing-driven perspective to programming conversations. They demonstrate a strong aesthetic sensibility, creative vision, and a genuine interest in trying new methods and approaches. The Director is a creative, inclusive, and appropriately risk-tolerant leader who inspires a dedicated staff that produces high-quality work in a complex, fast-paced environment. The Director cultivates a culture of hard work, mutual respect and ongoing learning. They are an enthusiastic advocate for the Central New Jersey arts community.

Additionally, the successful candidate will exhibit:

  • Demonstrable commitment to cultivating and managing a diverse staff and creating a positive, collaborative, and productive culture.
  • Intellectual curiosity, drive, and enthusiasm.
  • A record of progressive accomplishment in marketing for a multi-million-dollar organization, preferably but not essentially in the live events industry.
  • Dedication to long-term strategic planning and a demonstrated ability to implement effective marketing plans.
  • Experience with subscription and single ticket campaigns in a mid-size performing arts environment and/or equivalent campaigns.
  • Superlative communication skills, both in writing and interpersonally.
  • Proficiency in all facets of current digital advancement trends.
  • Superior analytical skills, including knowledge of statistical analysis, revenue projection, and pricing strategy.
  • Experience with MS Word products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, others),
  • Experience with CRM systems; Tessitura experience a plus.
  • Maturity, steadiness, and a sense of humor.
  • The capacity to add value and perspective to organizational culture.

Love of theatre and/or the performing arts is a must! So is a strong sense of humor.

An Exceptional Opportunity

GSP offers a salary between $80,000 to $90,000 and full benefits including health and dental insurance, access to a 403B retirement plan, and paid vacation and sick leave. GSP also offers a diverse, congenial, supportive environment conducive to professional growth.

About New Brunswick

Located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, New Brunswick is the county seat of home of Rutgers University. The city is a regional commercial hub for Central New Jersey. New Brunswick is on the Northeast Corridor rail line, 27 miles southwest of Manhattan. The city is located on the southern banks of the Raritan River.

New Brunswick is known as both the Hub City and the Healthcare City. The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb.

New Brunswick has evolved into a major center for the sciences, arts, and cultural activities, bringing gentrification to the city. The city is noted for its ethnic diversity.

This position is available now. GSP is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

To Apply:

Sweibel Arts is conducting this search on behalf of GSP. Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and an expression of interest (letter, video, audio) that speaks to accomplishments, skills, and characteristics that distinguish the candidacy. Please, no phone calls.

Robert Sweibel
Sweibel Arts
350 Cabrini Blvd, 6J
New York, NY 10040
jobs@robertsweibel.com

A review of prospective candidates will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates of interest will be contacted. We regret that we’re unable to follow up with every candidate. No phone calls, please.


Head Carpenter

Summary of Position

George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks experienced Head Carpenter to assist the Technical Director and work with the scene shop staff in preparation and execution of their 5 show, main stage, season, annual Gala Benefit, and other company events.  

Essential Job Duties:

  • Demonstrate experienced carpentry skills, rigging skills and metalwork skills
  • Constantly operate industrial, power, and hand tools
  • Assist Technical Director and Shop Foreman with the organization and execution of set builds, load ins, and strikes
  • Frequently move and transport items and materials weighing 50+ pounds
  • Understand and translate scenic drawings
  • Communicate accurate information to shop employees 
  • Manage tool maintenance and supply inventory
  • Enforce and follow all Scene Shop safely protocols 

Non Essential Job Duties / Other Duties:

  • Basic knowledge of theatrical CAD base programs such as Vectorworks and Autocad
  • The ability to drive vans and small trucks

Requirements:

  • Carpentry skills, including finish and trim
  • Rigging skills
  • Welding and metalwork skills
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial, power, and hand tools
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time
  • Must be able to move and transport items and materials weighing 50+ pounds
  • Must be able to occasionally ascend/descend ladders 
  • Good organizational skills and strong sense of professionalism
  • Ability to lead small teams with a positive attitude
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • Be a “can-do” team player who can make thoughtful decisions quickly and demonstrates grace under pressure
  • A valid driver’s license 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production or professional scene shop

Working Conditions:

  • In addition to regular office hours, overtime hours will include evenings, weekends, and early mornings.
  • Head Carpenter reports to work at the Scene Shop with exposure to loud noises, and various construction materials.

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity

Position pays a weekly salary of $780.00.  Position is a Local I.A.T.S.E. position and includes health and dental benefits, overtime, sick days, paid holidays, and annuity benefits as outlined in the I.A.T.S.E. CBA.  Position begins August 29, 2022 and runs through June 4, 2023.

Application Process

The position is available now.  George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit. 

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume, references, and portfolio photos for consideration to: Christopher Bailey, Production Manager, at jobs@georgestplayhouse.org

About the Organization

Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Saint, George Street Playhouse (GSP) is a nationally recognized theatre, presenting an acclaimed mainstage season while providing an artistic home for established and emerging artists. Founded in 1974, GSP has been represented by numerous productions both on and off -Broadway – recent productions include Little Girl Blue written by and starring Laiona Michelle, It Shoulda Been You starring Tyne Daly and directed by David Hyde Pierce, The Toxic Avenger (which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical), Anne Meara's Down the Garden Paths, the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Drama League-nominated production of The Spitfire Grill, and the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play Proof by David Auburn, which was developed at GSP during the 1999 Next Stage Series of new plays.

The mission of GSP is to enrich people’s lives by producing world-class theatre. To accomplish its mission, they seek:

  • to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, re-imagines classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society
  • to service as a vital cultural institution in New Jersey and a creative force nationally
  • to positively shape and be shaped by the diverse character of their community
  • to create a nurturing home for the highest level of professionalism in the arts

The values of GSP embody and celebrate the identities, backgrounds, and diverse experiences of our communities. We are an organization fully committed to:

  • Being open and receptive of new ideas
  • Being an advocate of diverse populations within its communities
  • Being collaborative within their organization by giving everyone a voice
  • Being authentic in their curiosity and seeking opportunities to develop through learning and celebrating others

About New Brunswick 

Located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, New Brunswick is the county seat of home of Rutgers University. The city is a regional commercial hub for Central New Jersey. New Brunswick is on the Northeast Corridor rail line, 27 miles southwest of Manhattan. The city is located on the southern banks of the Raritan River.

New Brunswick is known as both the Hub City and the Healthcare City. The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb.


Lighting Supervisor

Summary of Position

George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from  Manhattan, seeks a qualified Lighting Supervisor for their main stage, 5 show, season, annual  Gala Benefit, and other company events. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Managing the George Street Playhouse lighting inventory
  • Prepping the lighting package for mainstage shows
  • Attending production meetings as necessary
  • Arranging any purchasing or rental of equipment
  • Managing communication with the lighting design team and acting as an interface  between the design team and Local Union staff
  • Managing/supervising load in and strike of lighting components of shows, including  arranging any rental returns
  • Being on hand throughout the load in, tech rehearsal, and preview period to facilitate the  hang, focus, note calls, and other elements pertaining to the lighting design process
  • Maintenance of GSP lighting inventory
  • Responsible for any on-stage electrics, practicals, lightboxes, LED tape, and other  elements needing to be electrified for the main stage productions  

Requirements

  • Reading and understanding light plots
  • Running and supervision crews
  • Understanding Lightwright software
  • Basic light board programing on ETC consoles
  • The ability to understand scale and read construction plans
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects at once
  • Be a “can-do” team player who can make thoughtful decisions quickly and demonstrates grace  under pressure
  • Good organizational skills and strong sense of professionalism
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for periods of time
  • Must be able to move and transport items and materials weighing 50+ pounds  ● Must be able to ascend/descend ladders
  • Must be able to drive vans and small trucks
  • A valid driver’s license 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical theater, or related field
  • 1-2 years of experience working in theatrical production as an electrician

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID  policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95,  KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the  company's expense.

The Opportunity

Position pays an hourly rate of $25-$28 based on experience. Position is a Local I.A.T.S.E. position  and includes health and dental benefits, OT, sick days, holidays, and annuity benefits as outlined  in the I.A.T.S.E. CBA. Position begins September 6, 2022 and runs through June 4, 2023. 

Application Process

The position is available now. George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse  experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and  anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who  identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates;  candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all  encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to  reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, references, and portfolio photos for  consideration to: Christopher Bailey, Production Manager, at cbailey@georgestplayhouse.org.


Teaching Artist Residency

Summary of Position

George Street Playhouse, a professional, producing theatre company 40 minutes from Manhattan, seeks experienced and dynamic candidates for the position of Teaching Artist to join our Education Department for our 22/23 season. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications below. We will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications but have sufficient experience and appropriate skill set to facilitate our workshop's. BIPOC, biligual, and differently abled candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as we are pleased to have the opportunity to add to our already diverse community.

Essential Job Duties

TA’s  are expected to be able create their own lessons and work closely with classroom teachers on their lesson plans. TA’s will facilitate “artistic ways of knowing” through our P.E.N. (Prolifically Engaged Narrators) program. In this program writing is the central skill activity that will be integrated. Exceptional writing and communication skills are preferred. A background in performing arts or public speaking is also a plus.

In addition,  you will be responsible for collaborating with assigned  classroom teachers and, if appropriate, other cadre artists, to produce a culminating event for residencies. All teaching artist residencies will:

  • Maintain ongoing and consistent communication with the classroom teacher and Project Manager
  • Participate in all mandatory program meetings
  • Participate in all mandatory evaluation and assessment protocols
  • TA’s are Prompt and arrive at all scheduled sessions and meetings on time. Lateness and no show’s will not be tolerated.
  • Provide Program Manager with information and documentation necessary for completion of program evaluation, reports, publicity, and program development needs
  • Submit all required residency paperwork to Program Manager in a timely and organized manner
  • Facilitate artistic classes for various age groups, primarily
  • Advise students individually on independent projects on articulating and accomplishing learning goals.
  • Develop arts integrated lesson plans/curriculum with classroom teachers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in an arts discipline, education, or other relevant area (BA, MFA, BE preferred)
  • 2-5 years teaching or facilitation experience working with students or young people is preferred
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Ability to produce inventive and innovative arts and activities
  • Can create integrated curriculum
  • An artistic practice that is deeply connected to teaching practice
  • A strong desire and ability to connect GSP’s mission into their work and residency
  • Ability to work with middle school students to meet and exceed arts, academic and social emotional learning standards
  • Can form and nurture strong, lasting relationships with teachers, students and GSP’s cadre

Requirements:

  • Attend Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and professional development training
  • Has already been, or plans to get, fingerprinted by the Department of Education before entering schools
  • Proof of full Covid vaccination
  • A valid US Driver's License or other reliable mode of transportation is required
  • All candidates are subject to a background check

Working Conditions:

  • This is a part-time hourly position. The anticipated start date for training for this position is November 2022, and TA Residency placements will begin in January 2023.
  • George Street Playhouse Administrative Offices are located at 9 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey.On occasion TA’s may be required to report to the New Brunswick Administrative Office location. TA work is a combination of on-site, field-work and remote work and varies according to the demands of the individual residency. TA’s will receive residency placements throughout Northern and Central New Jersey. TA’s may be asked to attend additional events after hours or on weekends.
  • TA’s have the opportunity to attend all qualifying George Street Playhouse productions for free.

COVID-19 vaccination, including all eligible boosters, is a condition of employment. COVID policies are updated regularly to reflect the current local and national health recommendations.

George Street Playhouse currently requires all employees to wear respirator style masks (N95, KN95, KF94). Members of the Production Group will also test per the current COVID policy at the company's expense.

The Opportunity

George Street Playhouse offers hourly pay rates that are competitive for experienced teaching artists serving the tri-state region (NY, NJ, PA). Travel and some additional expenses are also compensated as a part of all teaching artist contracts.

Application Process

George Street Playhouse recognizes the value of diverse experiences, identities and backgrounds and is committed to building an equitable, inclusive and anti-racist organization that is representative of the world in which we live. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Color; LGTBQ+ and gender diverse candidates; candidates with disabilities; as well as candidates from historically marginalized groups are all encouraged to apply. We aim to collect a pool of diverse and qualified candidates prior to reviewing resumes; please forward this position to someone you think will be a good fit.

How to Apply: Qualified applicants should submit a resume and cover letter for consideration to: Nadiyah Dorsey, Director of Education, at jobs@georgestplayhouse.org no later than Friday, September 30, 2022. During the interview process, candidates should be prepared to demonstrate a 10 minute teaching exercise, and candidates must be able to articulate how your art form or style of facilitation can positively impact young people.

About the Organization

Under the leadership of Artistic Director David Saint, George Street Playhouse (GSP) is a nationally recognized theatre, presenting an acclaimed mainstage season while providing an artistic home for established and emerging artists. Founded in 1974, GSP has been represented by numerous productions both on and off -Broadway – recent productions include Little Girl Blue written by and starring Laiona Michelle, It Shoulda Been You starring Tyne Daly and directed by David Hyde Pierce, The Toxic Avenger (which won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Musical), Anne Meara's Down the Garden Paths, the Outer Critics Circle, Drama Desk and Drama League-nominated production of The Spitfire Grill, and the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning play Proof by David Auburn, which was developed at GSP during the 1999 Next Stage Series of new plays.

The mission of GSP is to enrich people’s lives by producing world-class theatre. To accomplish this mission, we seek:

  • to produce the highest quality of intellectually and emotionally challenging new works, re-imagines classics, and educational programs that speak with relevance to society
  • to service as a vital cultural institution in New Jersey and a creative force nationally
  • to positively shape and be shaped by the diverse character of their community
  • to create a nurturing home for the highest level of professionalism in the arts

The values of GSP embody and celebrate the identities, backgrounds, and diverse experiences of our communities. We are an organization fully committed to:

  • Being open and receptive of new ideas
  • Being an advocate of diverse populations within its communities
  • Being collaborative within their organization by giving everyone a voice
  • Being authentic in their curiosity and seeking opportunities to develop through learning and celebrating others

About New Brunswick

Located in Middlesex County, New Jersey, New Brunswick is the county seat of home of Rutgers University. The city is a regional commercial hub for Central New Jersey. New Brunswick is on the Northeast Corridor rail line, 27 miles southwest of Manhattan. The city is located on the southern banks of the Raritan River.

New Brunswick is known as both the Hub City and the Healthcare City. The corporate headquarters and production facilities of several global pharmaceutical companies are situated in the city, including Johnson & Johnson and Bristol Myers Squibb.