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NYSAF SUMMER SEASON

 

[All positions filled for 2022; check back for future job openings]

The New York Stage and Film Summer Season in Poughkeepsie, NY serves the needs of theater and film artists today, bringing them safely together in community to generate new stories and connect with one another and audiences. Seasonal positions typically run for 7-10 weeks with some pre-season preparation for certain roles. Brief descriptions of jobs typically staffed during our Summer Seasons are below

NYSAF is a company dedicated to flexible, artist-driven process. We believe in artistic freedom, artistic expression, and empowering artists to reach their fullest visions. We believe that process can only be fostered in a creative space that is also a safe space. All NYSAF community members are required to read and encouraged to uphold our Code of Conduct

NYSAF is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants shall be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or marital status. Candidates from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.  NYSAF staff are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their first day of in-person work.

GENERAL MANAGER

Positions & Rates

Approx. $990/week

Additional Support

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

[Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid $990/week. The position begins remotely and transitions to in-person in the Hudson Valley from late June through early August 2022. Housing, transportation, and a $75 weekly food stipend are provided.

Reporting primarily to the Executive Director and working closely with the Artistic Director, Artistic Producer, and others, the General Manager is a key member of our core staff and will play a major role in our Summer Season in Poughkeepsie, NY. Self-direction and a belief in supporting artists and the development of new work are critical. Full job description.

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR

Positions & Rates

Approx. $650/week (part-time)

Additional Support

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR [Filled for 2022]

The Digital Content Creator position is 20-30 hours/week during our 2022 Summer Season from late June through early August 2022. After that, the position will be part-time and project based. During our summer season, compensation will be approximately $650/week.  Transportation between NYC and the Hudson Valley and apartment-style townhouse co-living housing on the Marist College campus will be provided when in residence with us during the Summer Season. 

New York Stage and Film is looking for a creative and collaborative storyteller and designer who will see projects from concept to launch. They will be hands-on in creating key design work  to conceive, create and edit on-brand digital design, photography and video content to be shared across the New York Stage and Film network. This person will work both independently and in collaboration with the New York Stage and Film team.

The successful candidate will be experienced in digital design and video production and comfortable prioritizing and managing multiple projects at the same time while working both independently and in a team setting. Full job description. 

MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Positions & Rates

Marketing Assoc.

$625/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

MARKETING ASSOCIATE [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $625 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Marketing Associate is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and food stipend are provided. The Marketing Associate will oversee the creation, coordination, and implementation of marketing initiatives to promote the NYSAF brand and public performances in the 2022 Summer Season. A primary focus of the position is on graphic design and the creation of digital marketing/media  Full job description.

BOX OFFICE / FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

Positions & Rates

BO / FOH Manager

$625/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

BOX OFFICE / FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $625 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Marketing Associate is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and food stipend are provided. The BO/FOH Manager will oversee the planning, coordination, and implementation of all aspects of audience services for all public performances in the NYSAF 2022 Summer Season. They will ensure hospitable, smooth, and efficient Front of House and Box Office operations including the reservation of tickets, audience communication, guest check-in and guest seating. Managing a team of box office assistants and ushers, the BO / FOH manager leads by example at all times and provides the highest level of customer service to all guests.   Full job description.

COMPANY MANAGEMENT

Positions & Rates

Company Manager

$900/wk

Assoc. & Asst. Company Mgrs.

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

ASSOCIATE & ASSISTANT COMPANY MANAGER [Filled for 2022]

These are seasonal positions paid approximately $600 per week. The Associate and Assistant Company Managers are required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and food stipend are provided. The Associate and Assistant Company Mangers work closely with the Company Manager to oversee the day-to-day experience of all artists and staff in residence during the NYSAF Summer Season. Work week: 45 hours. Approved overtime will be compensated.  Full job description.

COMPANY MANAGER [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $900 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Company Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and food stipend are provided. The Company Manager works closely with the Artistic Director and Artistic Producer to oversee the day-to-day experience of all artists and staff in residence during the NYSAF Summer Season. Full job description. 

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Positions & Rates

Production Manager

$900/wk

Asst. Production Mgr.

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

PRODUCTION MANAGER [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $900 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Production Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Production Manager works closely with the Artistic Director and Artistic Producer to oversee the safe and orderly operations of NYSAF activities as a part of the summer season. Full job description.

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $600 per week. The Assistant Production Manager is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Assistant Production Manager works closely with the Production Manager to oversee the safe and orderly operations of NYSAF activities as a part of the Summer Season. Work week: 45 hours. Approved overtime will be compensated. Full job description. 

LIGHTING

Positions & Rates

Lighting Director

$900/wk

Head Electrician

Electrician

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

LIGHTING DIRECTOR [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $900 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Lighting Director is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Lighting Director works closely with the Head Electrician, Lighting Apprentice, and other members of the Production Staff to oversee the Lighting Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This position reports to the Production Manager. Full job description.

HEAD ELECTRICIAN & ELECTRICIAN [Filled for 2022]

These are seasonal positions paid approximately $600 per week. The Head Electrician and Electrician are required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Head Electrician and Electrician work closely with the Lighting Director to oversee the Lighting Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. These positions report to the Lighting Director. Work week: 45 hours. Approved overtime will be compensated.  Full job descriptions.

AUDIO

Positions & Rates

Audio Director

$900/wk

Audio Mixer &

Audio Technician

$600/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

AUDIO DIRECTOR [Filled for 2022]

This is a seasonal position paid approximately $900 per week. Pre-season planning will be compensated. The Audio Director is required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Audio Director works closely with the Audio Mixer, Audio Technician, Audio Apprentice, and other members of the Production Staff to oversee the Sound Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This position reports to the Production Manager. Full job description. 

AUDIO MIXER & AUDIO TECHNICIAN [Filled for 2022]

These are seasonal positions paid approximately $600 per week. The Audio Mixer and Technician are required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. The Audio Mixer and Audio Technician work closely with the Audio Director, Audio Apprentice, and other members of the Production Staff to oversee the Sound Department and NYSAF Summer Season operations. This Audio Mixer is responsible for mixing musicals of various sizes. These positions report to the Audio Director Work week: 45 hours. Approved overtime will be compensated. Full job descriptions.

APPRENTICESHIPS - AUDIO & LIGHTING

Positions & Rates

Audio

Lighting

$528/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Open-Ended

[Filled for 2022]

These are seasonal positions paid $528 per week. Apprentices are required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. Apprentices work closely with their department colleagues to oversee the NYSAF Summer Season operations. Each position reports to their respective department head. Work week: 40 hours. Approved overtime will be compensated.

AUDIO and LIGHTING apprentices will assist their departments during tech and production including loading in, changing over, maintaining equipment, striking and board operation. 

NYSAF apprenticeships provide the next generation of theater artists with an unparalleled opportunity to live, work, and train alongside top professionals. The NYSAF summer staff forms a close community within the company’s stimulating and supportive environment and engages in extraordinary collaborations with other skilled professionals and world-class artists.

Note: NYSAF apprenticeships are competitive. The deadline for these positions is open ended. We will review application materials on a rolling basis. Interviews may be requested any time between January - April. 

APPRENTICESHIPS - MANAGEMENT [Deadline for 2022 is past]

Positions & Rates

Arts Admin

Audio

Lighting

Prod. Management

Stage Management

$528/wk

Additional Support

$75/wk food stipend

Free Housing

Travel Reimbursement

Deadline

Sunday, February 27 by 11:59 pm

These are seasonal positions paid $528 per week. Apprentices are required to be in residence in the Hudson Valley from mid June through early August. Housing, transportation, and a food stipend are provided. Apprentices work closely with their department colleagues to oversee the NYSAF Summer Season operations. Each position reports to their respective department head. Positions available: Work week: 40 hours. Approved overtime will be compensated.

ARTS ADMINISTRATION

PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

STAGE MANAGEMENT

Read full job descriptions here.

 

NYSAF apprenticeships provide the next generation of theater artists with an unparalleled opportunity to live, work, and train alongside top professionals. The NYSAF summer staff forms a close community within the company’s stimulating and supportive environment and engages in extraordinary collaborations with other skilled professionals and world-class artists.

Please Note: Management apprentice positions are competitive. We anticipate receiving 350+ applications for 5 positions.

Please read through the updated application process for these positions here.