Studio Associate

Studio Associate

CATEGORY: Academic/Instructor

Playwrights Horizons
New York, NY 10036


Suzen Bria

Job Details


Playwrights Horizons – Studio Associate 


Playwrights Downtown includes Playwrights Horizons Theater School that operates in conjunction with NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and a space rental business. The Theater School trains nearly 200 undergraduate students each year in a four-year interdisciplinary program, and when not in use by the Theater School, the Rehearsal Studios rents rehearsal

rooms and theater space to a broad cross-section of the not-for-profit arts community.


About the positon

Serving as the staff representative to students and renters in the evenings and on weekends the Studio Associate will be a highly organized and responsible individual who is quick problem solver and enjoys providing structure in a creative environment.



Serve as point of contact for students and renters in the space

Oversee sign in process in accordance with Playwrights Downtown’s Health and Safety Plan

Monitor studios to ensure occupants are aware of and follow safety protocols including mask wearing and social distancing

Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of spaces with particular emphasis on high touch surfaces

Consistently serve as a friendly, respectful, and proactive representative of Playwrights Horizons Theater School and Playwrights Rehearsal Studios

Perform additional administrative duties as needed


This part-time position will begin as soon as possible. Shifts are 4:30pm to 10:30pm Monday through Friday. Weekend shifts will be added in late March.  Applicants must be able to work at least 24 hours a week. COVID-19 Compliance Officer Training will be provided.



Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite & Google Docs

Familiarity with Ungerboeck a plus

Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Composure and professionalism in a fast-paced work environment



$20 per hour. Benefits include paid sick leave and paid family leave.


Values Statement

At Playwrights Horizons, we believe that a broad spectrum of voices enriches the quality and vitality of our work. Playwrights Horizons is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in its staffing and to equitable and inclusive practices. The organization is interested in receiving applications from people of all races, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, classes, religions, and people with disabilities.

The facilities at Playwrights Horizons are fully accessible and ADA compliant.

To Apply 

Please email resume, cover letter and references to with Studio Associate in the subject line. No mail, faxes, or phone calls. 






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