Work With Us

VIDEO INTERNSHIP  – Theatre of Youth, Western New York’s only theatre dedicated exclusively to children’s programming, is seeking an intern to assist with its video production to produce short videos for TOY’s social media platforms, website and email marketing.  Responsibilities include video editing and creation, storyboarding, some graphic and design implementation, and filming on-site at times.  Some video equipment will be provided by TOY, and work can be done both remotely and at the theatre.  This internship is non-paid and is available, starting November, 2019 through May, 2020.

Interested candidates, please submit your resume and two work samples to Marketing Director Lisa Grisanti at

GRAPHIC DESIGNER  - TOY is seeking a freelance designer and lay-out artist to assist with marketing projects for the next few months (November, 2019 - February, 2020).  This position is paid and will include creative input, direction and lay-out for print ads, digital ads, signage and other special projects.  

Interested candidates, please submit your resume and two work samples to Marketing Director Lisa Grisanti at 


TOY is currently seeking VOLUNTEER USHERS for our 2019-20 season! 

TOY is seeking reliable, energetic adults to assist as ushers in our 2019-20 season.  If you're interested in volunteering as an usher, please contact the Theatre of Youth Box Office Manager at with "USHER" noted in the subject line or call 716.884.4404, ext. 304.  

We ask that you include the following information in your email/message:
First & Last Name                                                                               

Usual time commitments vary and  may include:
Ushers arrive at 9 AM (one hour prior to show time )
Schools arrive from 9:20 - 9:50 AM to be seated; curtain is at 10 AM
various times (ushers arrive one hour prior to show times listed on our websites.)
Benefits: Ushers are eligible for complimentary tickets and special discounts!

Mission Statement:

Theatre of Youth Company, Inc. (TOY) stimulates the imagination, nurtures the creative spirit and enhances the education of young people by engaging them in relevant, child-centered, and professionally-produced live theatre programs. TOY believes meaningful childhood experiences in the theatre develop confidence in creative thinking skills, cultivate empathy and establish a life-long connection to the arts.