Archives by Month: August 2022

CAN Academy 2022-2023 Season At A Glance!

CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE IS HIRING A Part-Time Supporting Teaching Artists

CPT is seeking part-time Supporting Teaching Artists (Cleveland Act Now Academy and CMHA Cleveland Act Now programs) to assist in implementing CPT Education programming. Theatre experience is a plus. We are looking to build a strong core of artists who are dedicated to creating work to further racial and economic justice.

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Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring the newly created position of Associate Development Director who is a core part of the CPT staff and will make a meaningful contribution to life at CPT and our community impact. All prospective candidates must make a commitment to centering antiracist and anti-oppression practices in their work.

Review of candidates will begin immediately. To apply for the position, send an email to by September 2 with an anticipated start date of October 27. Subject line should read: YOUR LAST NAME, Assoc. Development Dir. The email should include the following attachments: a resume, and a two-page cover letter describing your related experiences and why you are interested in this position. No phone calls, please.

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CPT is looking for Volunteer Stage/House Managers for Pandemonium 2022!

On Saturday, September 10, 2022, Cleveland Public Theatre will transform its campus into a labyrinth of theatre, dance, visual arts, and performance for Pandemonium 2022: The Doors of Imagination, the theatre’s 20th annual fundraiser that supports its groundbreaking artistic work and life-changing education programs.

We are looking to fill our AMAZING team of Stage and House Managers who make the event run smoothly! This year we will have approximately 20 performance spaces and over 250 artists and that means we need lots of capable stage and assistant stage managers, house managers, and ushers!

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Cleveland Public Theatre is hiring a Technical Director!

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring a Technical Director, which is a core part of the CPT staff who will make a meaningful contribution to life at CPT, and its success. CPT will be accepting applications for this position until the role is filled, with a start date goal between 10/1/22 and 11/15/22.


CPT is hiring a Technical Director (TD). This role requires leadership and initiative; and reports to the Executive Artistic Director (EAD). This role participates in leading the theatre and supporting the EAD in strategy and decision-making.

The TD manages and implements all technical aspects of productions, except costumes, for CPT’s season, consisting of 6-12 full productions, 2-4 new work development series, 2 multi-site special events, and other artistic projects. CPT programs in two theatres, various onsite studios, and occasionally produces work offsite in nontraditional spaces. The TD will lead the building of this department, and will work with the EAD and the artistic department to grow capacity. For the 2022/2023 Season, the TD oversees and works with CPT’s Technical Associate and some over-hire technicians to implement all sets, lighting, video, and sound installations. The TD is responsible for oversight of CPT’s scene shop and technical equipment. The TD is also offered opportunities to work as a designer; and therefore, receives additional compensation for major projects. Candidates must have three years full-time technical theatre work experience (or equivalent as a freelancer) with excellent technical skills in the following areas:  sound technician, master electrician, and set construction. Expertise in some of the following skills is also a plus: sound design, lighting design/video design/implementation, and scenic design. The successful candidate will be collaborative, eager to learn new ways of working, service oriented, and highly self-motivated. CPT promotes a positive work environment and works to maintain a sustainable workload for technical staff and their teams.

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Cleveland Public Theatre is Hiring a Finance Intern

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring a Finance Intern. Review of candidates will begin immediately. To apply for the position, send an email to Amy Weaver, Finance Associate, at by end of day, Wednesday September 7, 2022. Subject line should read: [YOUR LAST NAME], Finance Intern. Your email should include an attached PDF resume. In the body of the email, please include why you are interested in this position and any scheduling details we should know about. No phone calls, please.

Finance Intern Job Description

The Finance Intern will assist in not-for-profit financial management and record keeping. This position will also include exposure to a wide range of other arts management issues including marketing, fundraising, and theatrical production.

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