Available Positions:
  1. General Press Agent
  2. Director, Learning English and Drama Project
  3. Development Associate, Special Events and LCT Angels
  4. Part-Time Teaching Artist

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. 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.  

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:  
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.  

Lincoln Center Theater 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 General Press Agent will direct and lead all press initiatives and promote all of Lincoln Center Theater’s productions and programs. The General Press Agent will oversee the Associate Press Agent, and Press Associate, where applicable.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, execute, and manage LCT’s publicity plans for all productions as well as for the institution at-large
  • Maintain credible and long-lasting relationships with members of the press
  • Keep up to date on emerging trends in theater, journalism, technology and social media
  • Integrate LCT’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility values and commitments in all facets of Press activities
  • Cultivate and maintain media contacts in order to generate positive and relevant stories, interviews, and other coverage
  • Actively participate on the advertising/marketing/publicity team for every production
  • Oversee the archiving of all press clippings, videos, radio/internet, and photo libraries

Position Requirements and Experience:

  • At least seven years of experience working in Press or Public Relations, at the associate management or management level
  • Demonstrated PR leadership skills and ability to guide the vision and goals of Lincoln Center Theater
  • Ability to work collaboratively across all departments, incorporating LCT’s DEI values in every facet of the process
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to convey the organization’s activities with equal clarity to the media and the general public
  • 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
  • Institutional theater experience is preferred
  • Current member in good standing with the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers (ATPAM) preferred

Compensation:
ATPAM Contract(s) as applicable.

Application Instructions:
Please apply here: https://lct.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=8

Position Summary:   

Lincoln Center Theater’s Learning English and Drama Project (LEAD) is an in-school residency program that uses theater to advance multilingual learners’ (MLLs) confidence in speaking English. At the heart of LEAD is the collaborative relationship between NYC public middle and high school teachers and LCT’s teaching artists. Information about the program can be found here: https://www.lct.org/explore/education/lead-project/

The LEAD Director is an educator, administrator, and artist, who is responsible for sustaining and strengthening the current program, as well as imagining, articulating, and enacting strategies for its future. The LEAD Director engages with all of the program’s stakeholders, ensuring the program runs smoothly and maximizing its impact.   

 This position reports to the Director of Education. The LEAD Director works collaboratively with the Director and Associate Director of Education and receives administrative support from an Education Assistant who works across all four of LCT’s Education programs.  

Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, coach, and support a faculty of 10-12 part-time LEAD teaching artists;  
  • Nurture and sustain strong relationships with the administration and relevant teachers at existing school partners, as well as cultivate relationships with new schools;  
  • Design and implement professional development for participating LEAD Project teachers, as well as teachers in NYC and beyond who wish to learn about using theater in the English as a New Language (ENL) classroom;  
  • Design and oversee LEAD teacher and student assessment, in collaboration with LCT’s Education staff and outside experts;  
  • Coordinate the staffing and logistics of LEAD residencies with schools and teaching artists;  
  • Support LCT’s Development staff in writing LEAD-related grant proposals, and in preparing reports and presentations to funders;  
  • Integrate LCT’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility values and commitments in all aspects of the administration of the LEAD Project, as well as in its pedagogy and curriculum;  
  • Document and report on program activities to LEAD stakeholders;  
  • Amplify the impact of the LEAD Project by presenting at relevant conferences, writing articles, and collaborating with other entities engaged in complementary work.  

Position Requirements and Experience:

  • Professional training in applied theater, drama based pedagogy, or other arts integrated teaching strategies, and at least five years of experience working as a theater teaching artist or classroom teacher.  
  • Significant professional expertise or training in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), preferably in K-12 school settings, and familiarity with current research in language acquisition.   
  • Three to five years of administrative leadership experience, preferably in a not-for-profit cultural institution.   
  • Significant experience providing coaching and/or designing professional development for teaching artists and teachers.  
  • Experience working in urban public schools, preferably in New York City. 
  • Familiarity with using technology to support in-person and remote instruction.  
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Education Department staff, as well as across other LCT departments.   

Compensation:

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with a salary range of $77,500-$82,500. 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=9


Position Summary:  

The Development Associate supports the Manager of Special Events, provides departmental administrative assistance, and coordinates the LCT Angels program for donors 21-44 years old in a highly professional, fast paced, nine-member Development Department.  This position reports directly to the Manager of Special Events and the Manager of Individual Giving.

Special Events

  • Assist the Manager of Special Events with preparation and administration of all LCT benefits and cultivation events, large and small, including all LCT Opening Nights, the Annual Benefit and Annual Board Dinner, in addition to LCT Angels, Patron and Corporate and Foundation events.
  • Provide support to events hosted by non-LCT organizations taking place at Lincoln Center Theater and/or affiliated with LCT productions.
  • Track and help process Annual Benefit ticket sales
  • Help create and oversee printed and digital departmental invitations and newsletters
  • Coordinate invitation mailings, RSVPS, and follow-up phone calls
  • Assist with seating Opening Nights and other LCT events
  • Research and help secure in-kind production donations and possible corporate underwriting

LCT Angels Program

  • Coordinate all aspects of LCT Angels program for donors 21-44 years old
  • Process, deposit, and track payments
  • Draft solicitation and acknowledgement letters, produce reports and track usage of benefits
  • Oversee the creation of the annual LCT Angels brochure
  • Create, promote and attend all LCT Angels events, including the Season Kick-Off Party (evening hours)
  • Arrange and attend LCT Angels steering committee meetings and Steering Committee subcommittee meetings, and prepare and circulate minutes
  • Liaise with managers of other young donor programs on the Lincoln Center Campus and citywide.
  • Promote LCT Angels program on social media.
  • Research and help recruit prospective young donors and members of the Steering Committee.

Position Requirements and Experience:

BA/BS degree and two or more years of development and/or events experience, ideally in a not-for-profit performing arts organization.  Must have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively, exceptional attention to detail. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must be service and team oriented, enthusiastic and self-motivated. Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and Photoshop. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Net Community Spark a plus. Familiarity with house seats.

Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Compensation:

This is a full-time, exempt, salaried position with a salary range of $60,000-$64,000. 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=10


Position Summary:

Teaching artists work with Education staff to design and implement theater-based arts residencies in NYC public middle and high schools.

LCT is looking for teaching artists for three of our school programs: the High School Program, the Learning English and Drama Project, and the Shakespeare Program.

In the High School Program (HIGH), teaching artists teach four devised pre- and post-show theater-based workshops from a common curriculum that enable students to see LCT performances with a deeper understanding of that play’s themes and theatrical vocabulary.

The Learning English and Drama Project (LEAD) Project pairs LCT teaching artists with English as a New Language teachers to work with students with varying levels of English proficiency. LEAD TAs help students develop their speaking skills and build their confidence speaking English by developing, practicing, and performing an informal dramatization of a classroom text.

With the Shakespeare Program (SHAX), teaching artists strive to make students’ engagement with, and exploration of Shakespeare works playful, accessible, and relevant. Depending on their interest and availability, several of our teaching artists work for more than one program.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead engaging, interactive, theater-based lessons with NYC public school students.
  • HIGH TAs adapt and teach lessons from a common curriculum to be responsive to students’ needs.
  • LEAD and SHAX TAs devise curriculum and prepare materials to accompany lessons that are responsive to students’ needs in collaboration with their school partner and LCT Admin.
  • Communicate effectively with LCT and school staff.
  • Participate in ongoing training and self- and peer-evaluation.

Position Requirements and Experience:

  • Skills, training, and experience as a theater artist;
  • At least three years’ experience working on behalf of a cultural organization in schools with students in grades 6-12;  
  • Experience developing and adapting curriculum based on students’ needs;
  • Ability to demonstrate a range of applied theater teaching strategies;
  • Skillful in facilitating student-centered, inquiry-based workshops;
  • Ability to implement a range of classroom management strategies and flexibility in response to the needs of their students; 
  • Familiarity with use of technology to support in-person and remote instruction.

Compensation:

This is a part-time, hourly position with a teaching rate of $140 per hour and $50 per hour for meetings and trainings.

Application Instructions:

Please apply here: https://lct.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=11
Please indicate which program(s) you would like to be considered for.


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.