Work at CPT

CPT SEEKS EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE WILLING TO JOIN ITS HARD-WORKING TEAM WITH THE AMBITIOUS GOALS OF GROWING THE ORGANIZATION AND CHANGING THE COMMUNITY. 

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) produces groundbreaking performances and life-changing educational programs inside of our mission to raise consciousness and nurture compassion.


Full-Time Staff Positions

Education Associate

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) produces groundbreaking performances and life-changing educational programs to raise consciousness and nurture compassion. CPT seeks an Education Associate willing to join its hard-working team with the ambitious goals of growing the organization and changing the community. CPT is committed to reviewing a diverse pool of applicants for this position. For the full job description and how to apply, click here.

Director of Patron Services/Box Office Manager

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring a Director of Patron Services/Box Office Manager. This role will function as a department head, will be a core part of the CPT staff and will make a meaningful contribution to life at CPT and its success. For the full job description and instructions on how to apply, click here.

New Play Associate

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) seeks a highly motivated, hard-working, early-career artistic professional to join our growing team as the New Play Associate. The position is a year-round, salaried, staff position well over 40 hours a week. Salary range is $28,000-32,000, commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will be collaborative, eager to learn, obsessed with working in theatre and have experience in administration, education and performance. For the full job description and instructions on how to apply, click here.

Master Electrician AND Carpenter

CPT is currently seeking a hard-working, enthusiastic, early-career technical theatre professional to join our growing team in a newly created position: Master Electrician and Carpenter. This position is a year-round, salaried, staff position. Salary range is 28,000-32,000 and is based on experience and capacity. The Master Electrician and Carpenter is responsible for working with the Technical Director to implement all technical aspects of productions except costumes. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success in shop organization, communication, set building and master electrician work, and have direct experience working in a small scale theatre. For the full job description and instructions on how to apply, click here.


Artistic Opportunities

CPT ANNOUNCES GENERAL AUDITIONS FOR THE 2017/2018 SEASON

Cleveland Public Theatre is holding general auditions for our 2017/2018 season. (Check out our season announcement here.) All Northeast Ohio actors interested in working with CPT are encouraged to audition. CPT has a history of multicultural casting and is committed to representing our community on stage. For more information, including a casting breakdown for each show, click here.

Pandemonium 2017 Request for Proposals

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, CPT will present its annual fundraising extravaganza and party of the year – Pandemonium ‘17: UNLEASH. Your participation in PANDEMONIUM ‘17 will support Cleveland Public Theatre’s challenging and inspiring performance work, ensure that emerging artists and small performance companies have opportunities to participate in the arts and sustain CPT’s work with urban youth and adults in transition. Featuring dozens of area theatre, dance, visual and performance artists and with fabulous food and drink, Pandemonium is a benefit like no other and an opportunity for you to be a featured performer. The deadline for submissions is Monday, June 26, 2017. Click here for more information.

DanceWorks 2018 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

DanceWorks 2018 is an important part of Cleveland Public Theatre’s 2017-2018 Season. DanceWorks offers Northeast Ohio dance companies and choreographers the opportunity to have world premiere works presented in a series with other local dance companies. Through a submission process, CPT hopes to select 2-4 dance companies to be part of DanceWorks 2018 in the Gordon Square Theatre. This year CPT is only accepting submissions for groups to perform half of a double bill. Groups that share an evening will share revenue, rehearsal time and technical time. The deadline for submissions is Monday, July 10, 2017. Click here for more information.


Sign up for our e-newsletter to keep up with CPT’s 2016-2017 season, including upcoming auditions, job announcements, volunteering, artist opportunities and special events.