We are seeking energetic, creative, motivated, kind and talented people to join us part-time in our Fall 2020-Spring 2021 program. Successful applicants must be available for live online training 10am – 1.30pm on Monday 20th July.

Submit your talent and/or resume and include: a few sentences on why this training interests you; your availability for part-time work in the NYC area in the Fall and a description of any experience you have working with children and/or youth.

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION


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What is Chickenshed NYC?

Chickenshed NYC is an American cousin of London’s Chickenshed Theatre Company, which has over 40 years been the leader in creation of inclusive theatre for children of all abilities and backgrounds.

Our inaugural NYC performance at Symphony Space in April, 2018



Who we are

  • Elaine Finkletaub President
    Elaine leads our team with more than a dozen years of experience as a Chickenshed UK parent and volunteer before relocating to New York in 2016. Elaine is also an entrepreneur.
    Contact Elaine

  • Elliot Fishman General Manager
    Elliot has more than 20 years of experience in advising and managing not-for-profit organizations, including Royal Shakespeare Company America, for which he serves as Secretary.  He has also co-produced several Broadway shows.
    Contact Elliot

  • Cyndi Steele Harrod Artistic Director
    Cyndi is an actress, teacher, director and producer and a mother of a child with mixed abilities.
    Contact Cyndi

  • Adrian Bumpas Associate Artistic Director
    Adrian is a New York-based actress and teaching artist who was born and raised in Oklahoma City. She is following her love of opening the theatre doors to children.
    Contact Adrian

  • Neil Simpson Marketing and Communications Director
    Neil is a UK based team member and has two children who are part of Chickenshed there. He has a background in advertising as a Creative Director with international advertising agencies.
    Contact Neil

  • Nathalie Ginvert Head of Special Projects
    Nathalie is a UK based team member. She is involved with Chickenshed as both a parent and a volunteer. She has a background in television production and as an event coordinator.
    Contact Nathalie

  • Olena Kushch Head of Marketing
    Olena has over 10 years of experience in advertising & marketing. She is a cross-cultural business consultant, performer and NYC mom.
    Contact Olena

  • Anastasia Brien Communications
    Anastasia is a lifelong arts enthusiast with a background in improv, dance and musical theatre. She has decades of experience as a writer in marketing, advertising, and journalism in London and the US.
    Contact Anastasia

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Support Chickenshed NYC

Chickenshed NYC needs your help to bring life-changing inclusive theatre to New York.

Here are some of the ways you can help us:

• $60 will enable a disadvantaged family of four to attend a TALES FROM THE SHED or PLANET PLAY performance

• $150 will add a new puppet to our TALES/PLANET PLAY  cast

• $300 will subside 10 hours worth of Teacher Artist training in one of our programs

• $450 will subsidise a semester scholarship for our Chickenshed Players program

• $500 will allow us to bring an immersive workshop to an underserved school

• $1000 will underwrite a morning’s worth of TALES and PLANET PLAY performances to an undeserved preschool

• $1200 will enable us to record and produce 4 songs for children to enjoy at home

• $5000 will subsidise Tigon and Liger performances in public libraries across the city

Donate to Chickenshed NYC

Email us at [email protected] for any questions, comments or suggestions.
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Chickenshed NYC operates under The American Friends of Chickenshed charity, a U.S. 501(c)(3) organization registered with EIN No. 30-0099170.

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