Cleveland Public Theatre is Hiring Bartenders

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is currently looking for Bartenders for our 2017/18 season. CPT Bartenders are passionate about the arts, about Cleveland and about positive change in their community. Beyond being responsible for selling refreshments to our patrons, our Bartenders are expected to be knowledgeable about Cleveland Public Theatre, our performances and programs and our neighborhood, the Gordon Square Arts District. Bartending and serving experience are preferred.

Hours will depend on production schedules, but will typically involve Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings for approximately 4-6 hours per night with some shows having Sunday and Wednesday performances. Bartenders may also be asked to work special events. This is a seasonal position from October 2017 – June 2018. Pay is $8.25/hour.

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Cleveland Public Theatre is Hiring House Managers

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is currently looking for House Managers for our 2017/18 season. This role is responsible for ensuring the best experience for all patrons and providing accurate records to CPT staff. Candidates must be outgoing, detail-oriented problem solvers who can work calmly under pressure.

Hours will depend on production schedules, but will involve Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday evenings for approximately 4-6 hours per night between October 2017 and June 2018. House Managers may also be asked to work special events and occasional Sunday & Wednesday shifts. This is a seasonal position from October 2017 – June 2018. Pay is $8.25/hr.

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CPT announces Auditions for The Loush Sisters get HARD for the Holidays (Yippie-Kai-Yay Mother-Loushers)

CPT announces Auditions for

The Loush Sisters get HARD for the Holidays

(Yippie-Kai-Yay Mother-Loushers)

Created by Liz Conway, Michael Seevers, Jr. & Beth Wood. Directed by Beth Wood.

Looking to cast…

4 – 6 funny people (over the age of 18) who can sing/carry a tune, move/shake their maracas, and don’t take themselves too seriously, to join the dysfunctional Loush Sisters. Specific characters will be created based on the actors cast. Read More ›

Cleveland Public Theatre is Hiring a Graphic Design Intern

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is seeking a Graphic Design Intern to perform design and layout of marketing materials to support the theatre’s 2017/2018 season.

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Cleveland Public Theatre Announces a New Staff Position: 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. Read More ›

Cleveland Public Theatre announces General Auditions for the 2017/2018 Season

Cleveland Public Theatre 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. A casting breakdown for each show is below.


General Auditions

When: Saturday, June 24, 11:00am-8:00pm

There will be additional appointments available on Sunday, June 25, 7:00pm-10:00pm for those actors unavailable to audition on Saturday. NOTE: Some directors for the 2017/2018 season will not be at the Sunday auditions.

Where: Cleveland Public Theatre (6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102) – James Levin Theatre

Auditions are by appointment only and will be scheduled in five minute increments. Actors should prepare no more than two minutes of material which can include 1-2 brief monologues and/or a short a cappella song. (Please note: auditions will be stopped at 2 minutes.)

AEA contracts will be considered throughout the season.

When scheduling your audition, please provide your preferred time and phone number. Interested actors should schedule an appointment by emailing CPT at auditions@cptonline.org. Read More ›

CPT Announces the 2017/2018 Season: STAND

Click here for the 2017/2018 Season Announcement!

Cleveland Public Theatre is Hiring a 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.

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CPT Announces Request for Proposals: DanceWorks 2018

Request for Proposals

DanceWorks 2018

Deadline for submissions is July 10, 2017.

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.

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CPT Announces Request for Proposals: Pandemonium ’17

PANDEMONIUM ‘17: UNLEASH

DEADLINE Extended to MONDAY, JUly 3, 2017!

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is planning a festive evening in keeping with its tradition of presenting innovative, original artistic work, featuring diverse artists. On Saturday, September 9, 2017, CPT will present its annual fundraising extravaganza and party of the year – PANDEMONIUM ‘17: UNLEASH. 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.

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. In its 30-years on Cleveland’s Near West Side, CPT has been a catalyst for economic activity, job creation, private-sector investment in the community and led to the area’s designation as an arts district.

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