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Auditions are held at the CPT campus, located at 6415 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44102 unless otherwise noted.

other artistic opportunities

Co-Technical Director

Cleveland Public Theatre is hiring a full-time Co-Technical Director. This role will work in collaboration with another Co-Technical Director to manage and implement all technical aspects of productions except costumes. This position is a year-round, salaried, staff position. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. CPT will be accepting applications for this position through Monday, March 12, 2018. Click here for more information.


Cleveland Public Theatre is seeking exceptional Teaching Artists for its celebrated Brick City Theatre program and Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). Teaching Artists of all performance-related arts disciplines are welcome to apply. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2018. Click here for more information.

Joan Yellen Horvitz Director Fellowship Application

CPT’s Director Fellow Program is a year-long program for emerging directors of extraordinary potential living in Northeast Ohio. Supported by Joan Yellen Horvitz, CPT initiated this program to address Cleveland’s limited pool of directors with experience in directing new work and to meet the needs of up-and-coming directors. The deadline to apply is December 18, 2017. Click here for more information.

CPT’s Kulas Foundation Theatre Composer Initiative

CPT is now accepting applications for The Kulas Foundation Theatre Composer fellowships. The Kulas Foundation Theatre Composer Initiative is a year-long fellowship program providing early-career composers with first-hand experience creating music and sound design for theatre. The deadline to apply is Monday, December 18, 2017. Click here for more information.

CPT is Now Requesting Proposals for the 18/19 Season

CPT is looking for proposals from Northeast Ohio artists for complete projects. Proposals may be for world premieres, second or third US productions, radical re-envisioning of classic plays or other projects. The show could be your own show or a script you would like to work on. CPT is focused on new work that is surprising, unexpected and somehow outside the realm of conventional theatre. The deadline for proposals is Monday, December 18, 2017. Click here for more information.


Cleveland Public Theatre is planning the fifth annual STATION HOPE, a one night event of entertainment and art inspired by the history of St. John’s Church and the Underground Railroad, the repercussions of oppression and contemporary struggles for social justice, on Saturday, May 5th, 2018. The deadline for submissions is Monday, December 11, 2017. Click here for more information.