Two River Theater Company
Red Bank, NJ

Expires: 10/15/19

Job Dates

August 2019 to July 2020


$275 per week

Two River Theater is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Artistic Assistant for the 2019/20 Season.

Two River Theater annually produces 8+ productions (including classics, world premieres, musicals, and theater for families) and 40+ events that reflect its diverse community of Red Bank, New Jersey. The theater commissioned and premiered original works including Hurricane Diane by Playwright-in-Residence Madeleine George and Be More Chill by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz. Each year, we serve thousands of students and community members through arts and humanities programs at the theater, in schools, and throughout our region. Two River Theater is under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst. tworivertheater.org

The Artistic Assistant has two main roles: serving as the assistant to the director for all mainstage productions, and supporting the needs of the Artistic department. The Artistic Assistant must be able to adapt to the different style that each director has and adjust her/his/their role in the rehearsal room to best suit the needs of the director and the production. It is up to each director how the Artistic Assistant will be used during the production process. The Artistic Assistant must have the ability to handle a diverse set of responsibilities that come up throughout the course of the season with enthusiasm and confidence.

Specific duties include (but are not limited to) the following:
Attending all rehearsals and previews for the entire mainstage season
Taking notes during rehearsals and previews
Maintaining the schedule of the Artistic Director
Handling administrative duties of the Artistic office
Working closely with the Associate Artistic Director and Literary Manager to ensure that all readings, workshops, festivals, artistic residencies, open rehearsals and other events led by the Artistic department run smoothly
Supporting the Literary Manager in putting together dramaturgical materials and actor packets
Leading Before Play lectures and post-play discussions throughout the season as needed
Assisting other departments such as Marketing, Production and Company Management when needed
Candidate must have training in directing, excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, organized, collaborative, positive, and professional.
Must have solid background in theater.
A valid drivers license and access to a car

A weekly stipend of $275 and housing will be provided. No benefits are offered for this position. Two River Theater is dedicated to the goal of building an equitable and culturally diverse work environment and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Please send cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and two references by May 6 to Stephanie Coen, Associate Artistic Director, at scoen@trtc.org. Please include where you saw this job posting. No phone calls, please.


Kayla Allen



(732) 345-1400

Business Address

21 Bridge Ave

Red Bank, NJ 07701

Posted: 04/15/2019 12:31:11 EST

Last Updated: 04/15/2019 15:00 EST

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