Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.
This form is for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) to apply for emergency financial assistance from the Dramatists Guild Foundation. Please note that applications submitted without the required supporting documentation will be rejected upon review.
Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. If you hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from re-applying at this time.
DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status.
The Dramatists Guild Foundation's (DGF) Housing Assistance Grants are one-time awards that assist professional dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) with housing expenses. DGF is committed to preventing eviction and displacement among theater writers and to help dramatists rebuild their lives during the pandemic recovery period.
Theater writers should apply for immediate financial assistance with the following: outstanding mortgage and rent payments, sudden increases to rent prices, overdue utility bills, outstanding costs related to moving, or credit card debt related to any of the aforementioned reasons.
If you hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from applying at this time.
Please note that applications submitted without the required supporting documentation will be rejected upon review.
DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status.
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Las subvenciones de ayuda para vivienda del Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) son becas de una sola ocasión para ayudar a escritores teatrales profesionales (dramaturgos, liricistas, compositores, libretistas) con gastos de vivienda acumulados a causa de la pandemia del COVID-19. DGF está comprometido a evitar que los escritores de Teatro sufran evicción o desplazamiento, así como a ayudar a dichos dramaturgos a rehacer sus vidas durante el periodo de recuperación de la pandemia.
Los escritores teatrales en las condiciones mencionadas a continuación, podrán solicitar ayuda financiera inmediatamente: Pagos de hipoteca o renta pendientes, incrementos repentinos de renta, pagos de servicios atrasados, deuda por gastos de mudanza, o deuda de tarjetas de crédito por cualquiera de las causas anteriores.
Por favor tenga en cuenta que las restricciones de elegibilidad han cambiado recientemente. Los solicitantes que hayan recibido una subvención anteriormente, podrán volver a solicitarla si cumplen con los requisitos actuales. Aquellos dramaturgos que por el momento no cuenten con un hogar o que busquen ayuda no relacionada con la vivienda, podrán aplicar a las Subvenciones de Emergencia DGF.
A los escritores teatrales que busquen ayuda para salud y bienestar mental se les recomienda que apliquen a Steven Schwartzberg Grant for Mental Health and Wellness De DGF.
DGF atiende a todos los escritores teatrales en los Estados Unidos de América sin importar estatus de inmigración.
*Indica que es una pregunta requerida. Si usted es nuevo en este sistema recibirá un correo de Submittable para confirmar su cuenta.
Esta forma está dirigida a dramaturgos, compositores, liricistas y libretistas que deseen solicitar ayuda económica por parte de Dramatist Guild Foundation para cubrir los gastos de cualquier situación ocasionada por la pandemia de COVID-19.
Esta forma es para que dramaturgos (escritores de teatro, compositores, letristas, libretistas) puedan aplicar para una subvención para cubrir la brecha de gastos de producción que solamente puede ser recibida una vez. Por favor note: Las restricciones de elegibilidad de DGF han cambiado. Si en este momento tienes un mínimo de $10,000 en su cuentas de banco, amablemente preguntamos que se abstenga de aplicar en este momento. Dramaturgos que han anteriormente recibido una solicitud de emergencia de COVID-19 o de asistencia de vivienda son elegibles para aplicar por esta solicitud. DGF sirve a dramaturgos en los Estados Unidos, sin importar su estatus de inmigración.
This form is for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) who wish to apply for a Bridge Grant from the Dramatists Guild Foundation.
Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. If you hold $10,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from re-applying at this time. Dramatists who have previously received a COVID-19 Emergency Grant or Housing Assistance Grant are eligible to apply. DGF serves all dramatists based in the United States, regardless of their immigration status.
This application is for dramatists (playwrights, composers, lyricists, librettists) who would like apply for a one-time, emergency grant from the Dramatists Guild Foundation to assist with circumstances caused by the recent wildfires that have impacted various parts of Hawaii.
Please note: DGF's eligibility restrictions have recently changed. If you currently hold a minimum of $15,000 in your combined bank accounts, we kindly ask that you refrain from applying at this time.
A dramatist is defined as Playwrights, composers, lyricists, [musical theatre] book writers, [musical theatre and opera] librettists, storytellers, haku moʻolelo, haku mele, Kumu Hula, Hula ki‘i or Hana Keaka practitioners, and anyone who engages with dramatic mo'olelo.
Note: Hawaii is defined as a current full-time resident, a permanent resident, and proof of residency will be needed to receive the grant funding.
Evening Reservation and Rooms Coordinator
About Dramatists Guild Foundation:
Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; and give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.
At DGF, we are committed to the safety of our employees and their families. While COVID-19 continues to pose a threat to the health and well-being of all individuals, vaccinations can significantly reduce that threat and help protect our workplace as well as our community.
DGF is committed to sustaining an equitable and safe environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Access, equity, and authenticity are core values at DGF and we are dedicated to providing employees with a work environment that celebrates varied backgrounds and is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage candidates of all ages who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, disabled, trans, non-binary, and queer to apply. All applications will receive consideration for employment.
DGF seeks a self-motivated and efficient professional to help support the writing spaces. Reporting to the Grants and Programs Coordinator, the Evening Reservation and Rooms Coordinator will help oversee and manage the reservations, use and upkeep of three (3) rehearsal rooms during the 5:30pm-10:30pm shift.
Grants and Programs Coordinator
520 8th Ave, Suite 2401, New York, NY 10018. The DGF Office is ADA accessible.
Part-Time (available to work evenings and weekends is a must)
Benefits and Perks:
- Occasional free theater tickets and access to purchase house seats, if available.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
- Be aware of all visitor needs during their time in the Writing Rooms.
- Monitor booking platform to track specific needs for each reservation and for last minute changes.
- Maintain the Daily Schedule (displayed on a monitor in the Reception Area) and make updates as needed.
- Prepare Writing Rooms: assure the general cleanliness of each room before each reservation and move materials (i.e. folding tables, chairs, music stands) as needed.
- Track and restock any supplies needed for front reception and Writing Rooms.
- Confirm that visitors are following DGF rules for reserving space.
- Reset Writing Rooms at the end of the work day.
- Manage the reservations email: respond to space inquiries and general questions.
Qualifications and Skills Required:
- At least two years hospitality/customer service experience.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Working knowledge of G-Suite.
- Sharp attention to detail.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to handle work with a high degree of discernment, discretion, tact, and integrity.
- Experience in the entertainment or performing arts industries preferred.
- A proactive work style.
- Self-reliant. Must be able to work independently with frequent interruptions, as artists come in and out of the space.
- Experience with Monday.com is a plus.
- Experience with SuperSaas or other reservation/booking software is a plus.
- Ability to lift 50 lbs. preferred - moving folding tables, chairs, music stands and couches within the rooms.
- Must have a love for the arts and artists.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
How to Apply:
Please create an account through Submittable to submit your application. A cover letter is not required, but please answer the questions in the application fully with attention to sentence structure, spelling, and grammar. We are unable to accept applications via email or mail due to tracking difficulty and capacity.
If you have any questions or concerns, please e-mail email@example.com with “Evening Reservation and Rooms Coordinator” in the subject line, or call 212-391-8384, and we will do our best to get back to you in a timely manner.