Production Assistant – New York Theatre Workshop

WHO: New York Theatre Workshop

SEEKING: 2 Production Assistant positions available with New York Theatre Workshop's production of Restoration.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Production Assistants will work directly with Stage Management team during rehearsals and act as run crew during performances.

WHEN: Dates ASAP – June 13th.

REQUIREMENTS: Previous Stage Management experience desired.

BENEFITS: Positions are unpaid. Chance to work in professional theatre environment with esteemed Director, Designers, Actors, and Company.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send resume & references to Julie Mason, Production Manager at juliem@nytw.org

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION:

Scenic Design – Scott Pask
Lighting Design – David Lander
Costume Design – David C. Woolard
Original Music and Sound Design – Dan Moses Schreier
Video Design – Kristin Ellert
Production Stage Manager – James Fitzsimmons
Stage manager – Katherine Wallace

Two-time Tony Award-nominee, playwright and actress Claudia Shear reunites with acclaimed director Christopher Ashley to create and star in her new play Restoration. Shear plays the lead role of Giulia, down-on-her-luck art restorer from Brooklyn who receives the possibly career-reviving job of "refreshing" Michelangelo's sculpture David in time for its 500th birthday celebration in Florence. Claudia Shear and Christopher Ashley first met and worked together in the legendary NYTW production of Shear's OBIE Award-winning solo performance piece Blown Sideways Through Life. Directed by Ashley, Blown Sideways played an extended New York run and was later filmed for PBS's "American Playhouse." Shear triumphantly returned to NYTW with Dirty Blonde, a comic exploration of the life of Mae West, directed by James Lapine, for which she won a Theatre World Award, as well as Tony and Drama Desk Award nominations for Best Play and Best Actress. Christopher Ashley’s directing credits include Xanadu, for which he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical, and The Rocky Horror Show for which he received nominations for the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Musical.

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