For more than 35 years, Performance Space 122, a nonprofit based in New York City, has been recognized as an innovative local, national and now international leader in contemporary performance. We provide incomparable experiences for audiences by presenting and commissioning artists whose work challenges expectations for live performance and inspires critical thinking about the world. We are dedicated to rigorously supporting artists from diverse genres, cultures and perspectives. We believe that when artists are given the freedom and security they need to take aesthetic risks, they are able to hone their creative voice and make distinctive works of art that transform audiences.

Currently PS122 is in the midst of one of the most radical transitions of our history — a complete renovation of our home in the East Village. As we prepare to move back into our renovated spaces, we are building our capacity and expanding our staff to ensure we can realize our ambitions for the future. This is a very exciting time for PS122 and for our community of artists and audience members.

OPEN POSITIONS (click to see job description)

Institutional Giving Manager

Technical Director

PS122 is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater/dance/performances fields are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.

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