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Part-Time Training Center Assistant (Evenings and Weekends)
- Knowledge of MS Office Suite (including Excel) and Google Apps
- Calmness and efficiency are highly prized!
- Of course, a sense of humor is a plus!
Please send a resume and cover letter to Amy Morrison at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Priority will be given to resumes and cover letters received by September 13th. We will only be contacting candidates whom we wish to interview. Thank you!
Refer a friend to a Level One and get $50 off your next class!
Starting February 11th, refer a friend who signs up for a February or March Level One Improv class and you’ll save $50 off your next class!
*To earn the credit, once your friend has signed up for their Feb or March Level One, have them email email@example.com or call Amy at 212-244-2400, and you’ll have a credit on file.
*To get the credit, those being referred must sign up for one of the remaining Level Ones in February or March.
*The credit can be used anytime for any improv, musical improv, or sketch writing class!
Q: Ah! I just referred a friend who sign up for a class last week/month/year! Can I still get the discount?
A: Thank you for spreading the word! Unfortunately the discount is only good for anyone who signs up between 2/11/16 and 3/31/16. Maybe you have another friend who’s interested!
Q: I’m signed up for a class that begins in Feb/March that I’ve already paid for. If I refer a friend to take Level One, can I use the discount on that class?
A: Yes! As long as the class hasn’t yet started and they tell Amy before your class begins.
Q: Can I combine both the referral discount with another cool discount like the Double Major?
A: Sadly no, frown emoticon. But you can keep the credit on file for as long as you’d like!
Have more questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-244-2400.
Were so very excited to announce the new Conservatory Circuit Fall 2015 season, debuting Friday, November 6th at 10pm at the Magnet Training Center. Congratulations to everyone!
Coach: Tim Canty
Coach: Collin Batten
Coach: Eleanor Lewis
Coach: Shacottha Fields
Where is Magnet Theater?
259 W 29th St. (at 8th Avenue)
New York, NY 10001
Where is Magnet Training Center?
22 W 32nd St. (b/t 5th Ave and B’way)
New York, NY 10001
What kind of theater are you?
Were a comedy theater! On any given night, you might see improv, musical improv, sketch, storytelling, a character showcaseor something entirely new.. You never know what you might get (but we can guarantee itll be a fun night had by all).
How do I make a reservation for a show?
- Head over to our calendar and choose the show youd like to attend. Click the Reserve button next to the correct date and youll be taken to a form where you can make up to 10 advance reservations.
- Please arrive at the Magnet box office no later than 10 minutes before show time to claim your tickets. Ten minutes before the show begins, well release all advanced reservations to our stand-by patrons.
- Seating is first come, first served.
If you see a Rez Info button, it can mean a few things:
- All advanced reservations are gone (you can probably still get in but you wont be able to set any tickets aside).
- Youre trying to reserve for Megawatt, Musical Megawatt or Thursday Night Out. For these shows, you can pay once and stay the whole night so we only take reservations for the first show of the evening.
- Youre trying to reserve for a class show or mixerin which case, youre in luck. Theyre free and open to everyone!
Do you have alcohol?
Yes. We have a great selection of affordable beer and wine as well as water and soda in our lobby. Plus, friendly bartenders! We ID.
Can I record or photograph a performance?
We kindly ask that you do NOT record (video or audio) or photograph a performance without the express permission of the theater. In fact, we suggest putting your phone/camera/handheld technology away entirely! Were all about enjoying things as they happen and being present in the moment. Its an improv thing. But it works in this case, too.
How do I sign up for a class?
Once you click the Classes section in our top menu, youll be able to scroll down to see all our class offerings along the left side of your screen. When you choose the class you want, its details will show up on the right-hand side. Click the Register button and provide the required info and payment. Please note: Youre not officially registered until payment is received in full.
What if a class says Wait List?”
This means a class has sold out. You can still attempt to sign up, but youll be placed on the wait list. Unfortunately, being on the wait list doesnt guarantee a spot in the class. If a slot opens up, our School Director will go through the list, in order, until it is filled.
If I have prior training, can I skip levels?
While we love and respect our fellow improv schools, we dont allow students with prior experience to skip levels in any of our programs. Why? We want our students to fully immerse themselves in their Magnet training and we believe that starts with the basics. Our curriculum is designed to grow your skills and confidence in a comprehensive way, whether youre an experienced improviser or just starting out.
Can I perform at Magnet?
We have so many opportunities for rising students and curious improvisers to check out Magnets stage.
- Mixers: We do two improv mixers a week, one on Wednesday at 6pm and one on Thursday at 7pm. We also do a Musical Mixer once a month. Theyre free and anyone can sign up!
- The Circuit: Once you complete Improv Level 3, youre eligible to apply for The Circuit. Each season, Circuit teams are chosen by lottery from the submissions of eligible improvisers. If youre picked, you get placed on a team of 8 players and assigned a coach. Youll practice once a week and have a schedule of regular performances. Its a great way to learn what its like to be a member of a house improv ensemble.
- We Might Just Kiss: Curated and hosted by our Artistic Director Megan Gray, We Might Just Kiss celebrates female improvisers from around the community by gathering women of all levels to play together. Its consistently one of our hottest tickets of the month!
- The Rundown: Every Saturday at 6pm, we give some of the best indie ensembles and duos in town a chance to play on the Magnet stage. Wanna apply? Go for it!
- And more! Stay connected to the Magnet community on Facebook, Twitter and our blog to make sure youre not missing a single opportunity.
How do I become a house performer?
It depends. To be eligible to audition for Megawatt (our house improv ensembles) you have to have completed all of Magnet’s core (Levels 1-4) and Conservatory curriculum, up to and including Team Performance Workshop. To be eligible to audition for Musical Megawatt (our house musical-improv ensembles, you must complete Musical Improv Levels 1-3. To apply for a Magnet Sketch ensemble, it is strongly recommended that you take Sketch Levels 1 and 2 but you also must complete an application and submit a writing packet. We routinely post audition signups and calls for sketch applications so keep working hard and check back often to see when you can submit!
Can I be an intern?
If youre a current student, applying for an internship is a great idea! Youll get to learn the ropes at the theater and training center, make new friends, and become a familiar face around the Magnet community. Plus, youll earn credits toward a free class. Here are the details: http://www.magnettheater.com/blog/all-about-internship-program/
Is your theater handicap accessible?
Yes, our theater is able to accommodate most of our guests needs. Please feel free to call our box office at (212) 244-8824 in advance, and well happily address any of your questions or concerns.
Are your shows suitable for children?
Since so many of our shows are created in the moment, there is no guarantee for what you might see or hear onstage. Its best to assume the material will be of an adult nature (somewhere between PG-13 and R). Also, we serve beer and wine in our lobby, and yes we ID. Every time.
As a student or potential student, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with Magnet’s registration policies. If you have have a question that hasn’t been answered here, please contact Magnet School Director Amy Morrison at 212-244-2400 or SchoolDirector@MagnetTheater.com.
Students are required to be on time to class and stay for the entire class period. Please be courteous to your classmates. Disturbances, such as tardiness, cell phone use, inappropriate comments, and disrespectful behavior, will not be tolerated. Disruptive students may be asked to leave. If you require any special accommodations please speak to the instructor before class.
Students may miss no more than 2 classes. If a student misses more than 2 classes, the student may not be permitted to participate in the class show and must retake the class in order to move to the next level. A student may be held back and asked to repeat a class at the discretion of the instructor.
Students enter the program at Level 1 and must satisfactorily complete each level as a pre-requisite for the next level. Conservatory (our upper levels) students must be accepted through an application process. There is no pre-requisite for the Drop-In, the Free Intros, Any Level 1, Camp Magnet, or any elective unless specifically noted. Magnet reserves the right to accept or deny an individual’s registration for a class.
Repeating at Half-Price:
To encourage student development and mastery of skills, students may repeat any core curriculum class for half the regular price.
Completion of the core curriculum and conservatory programs does not guarantee placement on a house team or guarantee any other performance opportunities at Magnet.
All Sales Final:
Class payments are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. All sales are final.
Registration Complete Upon Payment:
Registration is not complete and you are not placed in the class until payment is received in full.
If a Class is Re-scheduled or Cancelled:
It’s rare, but in the event that Magnet must cancel or reschedule a class, enrolled students will be notified of any rescheduling by either email or phone, or both. In the event of a cancelled class, a full refund will be given.
Want to know about our Conservatory Classes? Click here to view a post all about them!
We’re so very excited to announce the new Conservatory Circuit spring 2015 season, debuting Friday, April 24th at 10:30pm at the Magnet Theater Training Center. Congratulations to everyone!
Coach: Lauren Olson
Kate de Longpre’
Coach: Justin Anderson
Coach: Evan Forde Barden
The new Magnet Training Center at 22 W. 32nd Street marks a huge development in the history of the Magnet and the New York comedy community. For the first time since most anyone at Magnet can remember, we’ve got all of our classes running under the same roof, bringing our community of students, teachers, and performers together on a nightly basis. It also means that more classes are being offered in improv, musical improv, sketch comedy, and storytelling than ever before and that’s great news for all of New York, whether you’re a comedian, actor, singer, storyteller, or audience member.
Our new home has 10 classrooms, a studio theater, two dedicated writers rooms and two multi-stall bathrooms (so luxurious!). There are vending machines, a water fountain, and places to hang out before and after class. Simply put, its a bigger, better space to keep up with our growing needs as a training ground for the best comedic minds in the world. Plus, it’s got a view of the Empire State Building. Pretty swanky, right?
And did we mention that our new training center is right in the heart of New York City’s Korea Town? We are now smack in the middle of a block packed full of great restaurants, cool cafes, and killer karaoke bars. Whether it’s a team dinner before The Circuit, or a night of singing after your musical improv class, K-Town has you covered.
This is a new, exciting chapter for us and it wouldnt be possible without the enthusiasm, hard work, and continued brilliance of our students and staff.
Thanks for being the best community around. If you haven’t seen the new digs yet, please stop by when you can, or sign up for a class! For a sneak peak, check out the fun infomercial below.
Magnet Training Center
Hours: 11am to 11pm
22 West 32nd St, 10th Floor
You’ve seen the infomercial, you’ve visited in person, but if you want to get the low down on the new Magnet Training Center, you’ve got to come by our Open House this Friday, March 27th. The evening will begin at 5:30pm with a town hall style meeting which will last roughly an hour. After that, Magnet owners and staff will be hanging out until 8:30pm to answer questions and talk about anything under the sun. This is a great chance for the entire community to come together, see the progress that the Magnet is making, and chat with some of the people helping with its development. If you haven’t seen the new digs, what are you waiting for??? Come say hello! All are welcome!!
Magnet Training Center Open House
Friday, March 27th, 5:30-8:30pm
22 West 32nd St, Floor 10
Weve got a brand-new training center! Were so excited!
As of Saturday, Jan. 24, well be beginning the process of moving classes, rehearsals, writing meetings, etc. over to our new space at 22 W. 32nd Street on the 10th floor. Things might be a little hectic for a while, so please bear with us, but well do our best to make the transition as smooth as possible for everyone.
What does all this mean? We now have 10 classrooms, a studio theater, a dedicated writers room and more than two bathrooms (so luxurious!). Simply put, its a bigger, better space to keep up with our growing needs as a training ground for the best comedic minds in the world.
This is a new, exciting chapter for us and it wouldnt be possible without your enthusiasm, hard work, and continued brilliance.
Thanks for being the best community around. Stop by and check out the new digs when you can!
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Weve had a few jobs open up and wed love to tell you about em! Check out all the details below and if you think youd be a great fit, we want to hear from you.
Part-Time Training Center Assistant (Evenings)
Were looking for a friendly, responsible and detail-oriented office assistant to open, close and maintain the Magnet Theater Training Center. Hours are from 6-11pm Monday – Sunday. Were looking for several candidates that can regularly work at least 2-3 nights a week.
-Knowledge of MS Office Suite and Goggle Apps
-Ability to to lift 15 lbs.
-Please be personable, calm, efficient and detail-orientedand of course, a sense of humor is a plus!
Please send resume and cover letters to email@example.com.
Always wanted to be on house?” Were looking for responsible, personable and generally unflappable folks to join our crew of House Managers at the Magnet Theater.
Interested? Email your resume and salary requirements to Quinton@Magnettheater.com.
Well get in touch with those wed like to interview, so please dont call or email about the positions. Thanks!