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 SENIOR TEAM

Allison Prouty – Second Bolt Founder

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 20 years of experience producing and managing events, festivals, and benefits; developing marketing and sales programs; business development and fundraising. 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. She is a proud graduate of Skidmore College.

Jennifer Conley Darling – Lead Producer

Jennifer is the President of Darling & Company Theatrical and Event Management and is a live event producer and consultant specializing in non-profit strategy, conference coordination, live event production and theater. With over 15 years of experience, she is an expert in strategic planning, logistics coordination, inter-departmental communication, budget management, staffing, marketing and overall organization. Jennifer has worked with large scale music festivals, universities, a national trivia game show, Off-Broadway and independent theater companies, regional performing arts centers, film festivals, art galleries, event production companies, tv and film companies, private parties, and corporate events.

She was the Producing Artistic Director of terraNOVA Collective, an award winning, non-profit new play development company in NYC, a founding member of the League of Independent Theater, an advocacy organization for independent theater companies in NYC, an Equity Stage Manager, and a member of the Women’s Project’s Producers Lab. www.jcdarling.com

Carlie Flores – Partnerships

A Minnesota native, Carlie is an admin and creative extraordinaire based in LA via NYC and Mexico City. With a successful background working at companies like Beats by Dre and American Apparel, Carlie brings her expertise in operations, production and creative to our clients. She has a deep passion for people and is admittedly a huge music snob. Check out her monthly Spotify playlists!

Michelle Jasmine – Producer

Working as a core member of the Second Bolt team since 2015, Michelle Jasmine’s roots are based in broadcast television, digital agency campaigns and live event activations. Within the music festival scene, her credits as a Producer include Electric Zoo Festival (New York, NY), Euphoria Music Festival (Austin, TX), Imagine Music Festival (Atlanta, GA) and Celebrate Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY). Michelle has worked for 3 years at Viacom, as Brand Creative Production Coordinator for Logo TV (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8 & 9), Production Coordinator for Comedy Central (The President Show) and, most recently, as Media Products Producer for Nickelodeon (multi property). Additionally, Michelle has worked extensively within the New York Off Broadway theater scene; her credits include Producer (Never Sleep Alone, The Public Theater), Associate Producer (Ars Nova) and Assistant Producer (terraNOVA Collective).

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