Joyce Theater

Joyce Theater Foundation employees share a rich work experience with colleagues who embrace the institution’s mission of programming and promoting a wide spectrum of dance. An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, The Joyce Theater is committed to an inclusive work environment.

Individual Giving Manager

A newly created position, the Individual Giving Manager supports the development department’s efforts as it seeks to grow its individual giving donor base. Over the past decade, the Joyce has greatly increased its contributed income, thanks to an emphasis on giving from high net worth individuals. The Joyce is now anticipating a period of programmatic expansion, which will require continued investment to broaden and deepen its base of individual support. Working closely with the Assistant Director of Individual Giving, the Individual Giving Manager will oversee a portfolio of donors who have the capacity to give in the $500 to $1,500 range. The position will also help to organize a menu of funding opportunities, allowing donors the opportunity to make significant investments in The Joyce and its future growth.

See a full job description here.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Meg White at No phone calls, please.

Technical Director – Stage Operations
The Technical Director is one member of a three-person production management staff that oversees all stage operations at The Joyce Theater.  In conjunction with the Director of Production and the Lighting Supervisor, the Technical Director – Stage Operations is tasked with making sure that all stage needs of any production at The Joyce Theater are fully satisfied.  This person works closely with the Director of Production in order to schedule all crew calls, makes decisions regarding the adaptation of a company’s production, and ensures The Joyce equipment is maintained in good working condition at all times.  Supervision of the Joyce Theater stagehands (IATSE-Local One) is a large part of this position.

See full job description here.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and references to, subject line:  Technical Director.  No phone calls please.

Director of Marketing

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position oversees the planning, execution and analysis of marketing for The Joyce Theater.

See a full job description here.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Executive Director Linda Shelton at, subject line: Director of Marketing. No phone calls, please.


The Joyce Theater Foundation actively seeks highly motivated high school and college students interested in learning the about the behind-the-scene operations of one of the only theaters built by dancers for dance.  The Joyce’s invaluable commitment to artists and audiences extends to cultivating the next generation of arts administrators, marketers, managers, and educators in the field. College and graduate level students enrolled in a degree/certificate/diploma granting program are eligible for the unpaid internship and interested in placement for 2018, should contact Heather McCartney, Director of School & Family Programs at: with a cover letter stating your area of interest (Education, Development, Marketing, or Programming) along with your résumé and hours of availability.

School & Family Programs Intern

The education department of The Joyce Theater seeks a current undergraduate/graduate student intern for the fall semester. The intern will support the department by performing administrative duties, research, and assisting with special projects. Strong writing skills and communication skills are required. An intern who enjoys dance, creative thinking, and being around children is preferred. Education majors or minors a plus, recent graduates are welcomed to apply.

Interested applicants should send a résumé and cover letter to Heather McCartney at and should indicate interest in an education department internship in the subject line of the email message to distinguish from other internships at The Joyce. This unpaid internship will be part-time and can accommodate flexible hours. No phone calls please.

Volunteer Opportunities

If you’d like to volunteer as an usher, please call 646-792-8355.