Open Positions:

Lincoln Center Theater has produced over 200 plays and musicals at the Vivian Beaumont, Mitzi E. Newhouse, and Claire Tow Theaters at Lincoln Center and other theaters on and off-Broadway, as well as touring productions nationally and around the world.  LCT is committed to developing and producing new works and classics with an emphasis on the work of new and emerging playwrights, directors, and designers. LCT’s education program, Open Stages, reaches thousands of public-school students annually with curriculum-related projects, teaching artist support, and tickets to LCT productions. 

LCT is committed to increased diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in all areas of its structure and operations as attention to these goals makes it stronger and helps better serve the artists, staff, crew, audience, and community at large. 

LCT welcomes candidates who are fully committed to joining an organization that is proactively focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Applicants from populations underrepresented in theater and who align themselves with LCT’s values and goals are strongly encouraged to apply.   


Position Summary:

The Associate Artistic Director, LCT3, will work with LCT3’s Artistic Director, Evan Cabnet, on selecting, developing, and producing three new productions each season. In addition, the Associate Artistic Director will oversee play submissions, solicit scripts, and see work at every level of New York theater and beyond with special attention paid to emerging directors, designers, actors, and writers. The Associate Artistic Director will report to Artistic Director Evan Cabnet.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee new script submissions, read and provide coverage, maintain a log of submitted work, and meet with playwrights.
  • Actively engage and refine ongoing long-term artistic vision for LCT3 along with Artistic Leadership Team and the Managing Director.
  • Assist in the producing of all LCT3’s productions, in-house readings, workshops and other relevant events. Duties will include coordinating with multiple LCT departments, scheduling, serving as a liaison between stage management and the LCT staff (when necessary), attending all LCT3 events, and providing creative input and feedback to the artists.
  • Manage the pre-production process, including (but not limited to) organizing design presentations, meetings with the writer, director, and other creative team members.
  • Attend performances, readings, workshops, and other events in New York City and beyond in order to identify artists and works for consideration at LCT3.
  • Support the organization of materials for LCT3’s events and productions, including proofreading press releases, program notes, marketing materials, and artwork.
  • Partner with the Managing Director to provide unified leadership across the organization.

Position Requirements and Experience:

  • At least three years of experience with the new play development process, either as an artist (writer, director, actor, designer, etc.), a producer, a literary manager, or dramaturg.
  • Institutional theater experience is welcome, but not necessary.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to guide the artistic vision of Lincoln Center Theater.
  •  Ability to work collaboratively across all departments, incorporating LCT’s DEI values in every facet of the process.
  • Broad knowledge of live performance of all mediums and genres, theater history, American playwrights, and the contemporary theater landscape, both in New York City and regionally.
  • Able to communicate with equal clarity to artists, crew people, administration, and the many other colleagues making work at LCT.

Compensation:

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with a minimum salary of $70,000. Lincoln Center Theater provides comprehensive benefits including: Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 403(b) and Employer Match, and Paid Time Off.

Application Instructions:

Please apply here: https://lct.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=2


The Claire Tow Theater is home to LCT3, at Lincoln Center Theater, one of the preeminent producers of new work in America. Dedicated to supporting new artists and to cultivating new audiences, LCT3 has produced over 30 world or New York premieres in its eleven seasons, including Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Obie-winning Marys Seacole, Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prizewinning Disgraced, and Antoinette Chinonye Nwandu’s Lortel-winning Pass Over, which recently transferred to Broadway.

Position Summary:

The Front of House Manager will be present at all public and private events at the Claire Tow Theater and its public spaces, including the lobby and concessions spaces. Front of House Manager reports to General and Company Management at Lincoln Center Theater and the Claire Tow Theater.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a small front of house/usher staff for all public and private events at the Claire Tow Theater space, including the lobby and concessions spaces
  • Schedule all front of house personnel for the various events in the space
  • Prepare and maintain the payroll for the front of house personnel, and Claire Tow Theater Local 1 house crew
  • Facilitate the opening and closing of the public space, which includes elevator access to the space, the box office area, lobby, and concessions areas, as well as the auditorium/performance space
  • Responsible for coordinating with the box office staff, facilities staff and concessions staff regarding access of the space to the public as well as the maintenance of the public areas
  • Coordinate with production and event personnel (stage managers, event planners, etc.) with regard to start and end times of the performances/events/parties at the Claire Tow Theater
  • Manage event calendars and scheduling for all relevant spaces, including LCT3 productions and Lincoln Center Theater produced events and parties, and all outside renters occupying the Theater for events and/or parties

Position Requirements and Experience:

  • Qualified candidate will possess strong organization and multi-tasking skills, excellent follow-through and time management, computer proficiency.
  • A positive attitude while interacting with the theater going public and various visiting artists working in the space.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across all departments, incorporating LCT’s DEI values in every facet of the process.
  • Previous experience in House Management and Hospitality in theater, or similar experience in the theater industry preferred.

Compensation:

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with a minimum annual salary of $50,000. Lincoln Center Theater provides comprehensive benefits including: Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 403(b) and Employer Match, and Paid Time Off.

Application Instructions:

Please apply: https://lct.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=3



Adherence to all applicable New York State, New York City, and CDC public health and safety guidelines will be required of all employees.  You must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 to be considered for an offer of employment.   

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, affectional preference, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, disability, genetic predisposition, age, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.