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Usher – Stage I & II 

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Description

Job Overview: The Stage I & II Ushers, of which there will be several per show, will work as a team in our hospitality-minded environment and assist in our patrons’ experience, assisting to ensure a comfortable and safe experience for all. These persons will be an extension of City Center and demonstrate a passion for supporting a great patron experience while upholding City Center’s mission, and our commitment to being an anti-racist organization. This is as seasonal, part-time role. Union membership is required after an initial waiitng period.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional levels of service, so that every patron has a memorable and positive experience and assist with any Front of House tasks.
  • Ensure that the house is ready to open by assisting to prep playbills and inserts and any other prep, in conjunction with the Front of House team to open the lobby and theater to the public.
  • Assist any guests that require assistance locating and getting to their seats.
 
Position Requirements

This Role Requires:

  • Previous theater experience preferred but not required
  • Flexible availability to accommodate events any day of the week and varying schedules; afternoons, evenings, weekend, and some holidays required.

To be successful in this role, you will be expected to demonstrate:

  • Excellent communication and a welcoming demeanor
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment as part of a larger team
  • Excellent work ethic with a flair for completing simultaneously occurring tasks within deadlines
  • Knowledge of foreign language(s) is a plus
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Shift -not applicable-  
Rate of Pay $15.00  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/23/2022  
About the Organization New York City Center has played a defining role in the cultural life of the city since 1943-making the best in the music, theater, and dance accessible to all audiences. Championed by a staff of passionate arts lovers, this commitment continues through celebrated dance and musical theater series including the Fall for Dance Festival, the Tony-honored Encores!, and the newest series Artists at the Center and City Center Dance Festival. The distinctive neo-Moorish theater in midtown Manhattan welcomes over 300,000 annual visitors to experience internationally acclaimed artists on the same stage that legends like George Balanchine, Leonard Bernstein, Barbara Cook, Martha Graham, and Paul Robeson made their mark. Home to a roster of renowned companies including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Manhattan Theatre Club, City Center's dynamic programming, art exhibitions, studio events, and master classes, are complemented by education and community engagement programs that bring the performing arts to over 11,000 New York City students, teachers, and families each year.  

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