PROTOTYPE is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater 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.

Part-time & Seasonal

Reporting to PROTOTYPE’s Producer, Sarah Bellin, and working closely with Directors – Beth Morrison, Creative Producer of Beth Morrison Projects; and Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director of HERE – the Associate Producer shall:

  • Support the Festival Producer in maintaining and updating contact sheets, calendars, and programming spreadsheets.
  • Manage a robust Internship Program, which includes interviewing, scheduling, and managing a team of 10 – 20 volunteers.
  • Coordinate Venue relations including Front of House staffing, permitting, and venue packages.
  • Oversee the assembly of production Welcome Packets
  • Manage merchandise procurement and systemizing reconciliation post-Festival with the Company Manager.
  • Act as line producer for project, as needed by the Festival
  • Assist Marketing Manager in reviewing materials as requested
  • Manage local storage facility in conjunction with the Festival Production Manager
  • Manage the Festival Company Manager and provide support in organizing ancillary events such as receptions and artist talkbacks


  • Must have significant understanding of Microsoft platforms, Google Drive, and Dropbox
  • Previous experience with coordinating live events
  • Minimum 2-3 years of arts admin experience
  • Knowledge of the New York City cultural community
  • Genuine desire to play a critical role in a small and dynamic team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and highly detail-oriented
  • Valid driver’s license preferred

Term: Late August 2022 – January 31, 2023

Hours and work load intensify from November-January. There are vacation moratoriums for this position between December 1-23, 2022 and January 2-20, 2023. Salary ranges between $10-$14K.


PROTOTYPE: Opera|Theatre|Now, now celebrating its tenth anniversary, is an annual festival of visionary opera-theatre and music-theatre works by pioneering contemporary artists from New York City and around the world. The festival is the only one of its kind in the United States – presenting fully produced premieres, national and international presentations, and showings of original genre-bending works by both emerging and career artists from the contemporary classical opera-theatre and music-theatre idiom. PROTOTYPE returns for its tenth iteration January 7-16, 2023.


Please send your cover letter and resume to sarah@prototypefestival.org and include your last name and the position title in the subject line: for example, “Jones – Production Manager.” Include your cover letter and resume as attachments titled “YourNameLetter” and “YourNameResume.”

PROTOTYPE seeks to hire staff that reflects the diversity of the city in which we live. All positions at PROTOTYPE are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.