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CPT ANNOUNCES AUDITIONS FOR BR’ER COTTON

CPT announces Auditions for

Br’er Cotton

National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

By Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm
Directed by Jennifer L. Nelson

Looking to cast…

1 African-American young man (teen)
1 white young woman (teen)
1 African-American woman (30’s)
1 African-American man (60’s)
1 white man (30’s)

Equity agreements may be considered for this production. Read More ›

STATION HOPE 2018 REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Station Hope

Deadline for submissions is Monday, December 11th.

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.

How Station Hope Works

Audiences explore St. John’s campus on the corner of W 26th St and Church Ave. With 30+ performances to choose from, attendees will encounter choirs, dance, theatre, intimate solo performance and interactive art – all happening at the same time in multiple indoor and outdoor venues.

Station Hope performances are 10 – 15 minutes in length and presented multiple times throughout the evening. Art installations will range from large to small, depending on the individual needs and space availability. Read More ›

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 education 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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