WHO WE ARE

SECOND BOLT is a bold + savvy consulting, production and management company providing multifaceted services across all aspect of the entertainment industry. We specialize in handling the business matters of your pursuits, freeing you up to focus on the craft of the project at hand.

Born and raised in New York City, SECOND BOLT has the skill, experience, and innovative attitude to handle any type or size of project. Whether an intimate VIP event or a monolithic festival with guests in the tens of thousands, the Second Bolt team is frequently called upon to manage new initiatives and special events . . . or whenever lightning needs to strike twice.

WHAT WE DO

Full Service Production & Management
The nuts and bolts of our business! We cover all pre-production, day of and post-event coordination and production to ensure your event(s) go off without a hitch.

Special Events
Live production is one of our specialties. And festivals are in our blood. We handle everything from site surveys to guest management to media coordination to set design. We’ve got you covered.

Galas, Benefits, & Fundraisers
With a strong track record in not–for-profit and charity events, Second Bolt’s team will keep your fundraiser on budget while also raising support and enthusiasm for your mission. We work with you to make your fundraising goals a reality.

Sponsorship Management
Second Bolt knows a thing or two about securing partnerships and funds for large-scale music festivals, television shows and live events. We not only help you find your partners, we create synergistic relationships that last – and we handle all the contract negotiation and oversight too, so you don’t have to.

Business Development
If you’re looking to take your business to the next level, look no further than Second Bolt. From researching partners and strategic advice, to developing new leads and closing deals, we will help you reach your goals for your business and more.

Branding, Outreach, & Marketing
What is your business or event all about? We’ll help you find out, and we’ll help everyone else find out too. Through promotions, incentives and social media, we help bring your brand to your audience, and then some.

SECOND BOLT FOUNDER

ALLISON PROUTY

A superhero with two shining lighting bolts on her chest, Allison Prouty, Principal and Founder of Second Bolt owes her super natural power for management and producing to the idea that “There are two kinds of people: those that show up and those that don’t.” Allison has over 15 years of experience planning and managing events, festivals, and promotions; developing marketing and sales programs; business development and fundraising, inclusive of professional/organizational relations, public relations and music management. She received her “black belt” while working with Eve Ensler and the V-Day team for five years as the Associate Artistic Director.Highlights include serving as an Associate Producer on the 25-City National Tour and Broadway Production of Eve Ensler’s The Good Body, producing screenings of the documentary Until the Violence Stops at Sundance Film Festival and Miami International Film Festival, and the Festival Producer of the NYC citywide, Until the Violence Stops, featuring events at The Hammerstein Ballroom, Studio 54, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and The Brooklyn Museum of Art. While producing with V-Day, Allison was lucky enough to work all across the USA as well as produce events in Egypt, India, Italy and Mexico.A business minded creative spirit, Allison’s theatre/film related credits include Associate Producer, (Women’s Project and Productions in NYC), Guest Director, (The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival,) Session Director/Director of Children’s Casting, (O’Connor Casting in Chicago,) Assistant Director (Hartford Stage), and Assistant Production Manager, during the inaugural season of The Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier.

SECOND BOLT TEAM MEMBERS // PAST & PRESENT

Lindsay Allen

Chris Arnold

Robyn Baird

Bridget Balodis

Karissa Basile

Allan Brown

Lauren Brown

Seth Carson

Chloe Chang

Madison Clarke

Jennifer Conley Darling

Allison Crowl

Carlie de Boer

Audasia Glenn

Katie Jones

Michelle Jasmine

Kat Kohl

Amalia La Roche

Emily Lee

Zoe LePage

Melissa Maney

Margo Mindnich

John Paulsen

Liz Reisen

Thomas Schermerhorn

Tanner Simpson

Emma Sorkin

Matt White

Yael Willner