New 42nd Street/New Victory Theater


229 west 42nd street, 10th floor
New York City, NY10036
United States
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Arts Organization
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The New Vic/New 42 Youth Corps is a job training program that provides high school and college-age youth with paid employment and professional training. New Vic Ushers and New 42 Apprentices take on a wide variety of responsibilities bringing them into regular contact with audiences, artists and arts administrators. Their work also provides them with a first-hand look at a variety of shows from around the world, strengthening their appreciation of and connection to the performing arts. Both of these employment opportunities include paid participation in regular seminars and workshops on such topics as professionalism, interview skills, resume writing and customer service.

The New Vic Usher Program is a three-year program that offers:

Occasion to see and learn about the culture and inner-workings of live theater from around the world
Job training and workshops in building essential and transferable skills
Opportunity to be a part of a supportive team of young adults
Hands-on work with kids and families in a friendly, fast paced environment
Continual personal and professional growth through the program

The New 42 Apprentice Program gives students a behind-the-scenes look at the business of running a nonprofit performing arts organization that presents theater, dance, puppetry, circus, opera, and music from all over the globe and close to home.

An opportunity to experience live theater from around the world
Work with multiple departments through shadowing opportunities and weekly seminars & workshops
Meaningful work and a diversity of tasks and responsibilities
A mentor in your department focused on supporting your professional growth through regular meetings
Transferable job skills including: Resume Writing and Interview Skills

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