Artistic Opportunities

CPT invests in innovation and diversity, and is the leading producer of new work and local playwrights in our community.

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current ARTISTIC OPPORTUNITIES

CPT announces auditions for 2019 STEP TEch Team

Cleveland Public Theatre is recruiting teens ages 14-19 who are interested in working at CPT this summer through the Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). Teens will work with professional theatre artist-mentors in the following areas: set design, sound, stage set-up, costume management, & house management. Teens receive bus tickets and healthy snacks. Those who successfully complete the program will earn a stipend ($500) and will tour to city parks all over Cleveland. An Interview Workshop will be held on Saturday, June 15. Click here for more information and instructions on how to sign up for an interview.

CPT Announces Request for Proposals: Pandemonium 2019

Cleveland Public Theatre is planning a festive evening in keeping with its tradition of presenting innovative, original artistic work, featuring diverse artists. On Saturday, September 7, 2019, CPT will present its annual fundraising extravaganza and party of the year – Pandemonium 2019: Alchemy. 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. Deadline to apply is Monday, June 10. Click here for more information.

New Play Development Request for Proposals

CPT announces 2019/2020 New Play Development Request for Proposals. Deadline for submissions has been updated to Monday, May 6, 2019. Click here for program descriptions and applications for Entry Point, Test Flight, and Catapult.

current JOB OPPORTUNITIES

CPT is hiring a Technical Director/Production Manager

CPT seeks a wide range of mid-career candidates interested in joining its hard-working team with the ambitious goals of growing the organization and changing the community. The Technical Director/Production Manager manages and implements all technical aspects of productions except costumes for CPT’s season of full productions (8-12); four new work developmental series; Pandemonium (a massive annual event); Station Hope (a one day social justice festival); as well as other artistic projects and productions. CPT programs in two theatres and embraces the opportunity to produce theatre in nontraditional spaces. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 12. Click here for more information.

CPT announces auditions for 2019 STEP TEch Team

Cleveland Public Theatre is recruiting teens ages 14-19 who are interested in working at CPT this summer through the Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). The STEP Tech Team runs June 17 – Aug 6, and teens will work with professional theatre artist-mentors in the following areas: set design, sound, stage set-up, costume management, & house management. Teens receive bus tickets and healthy snacks. Those who successfully complete the program will earn a stipend ($500) and will tour to city parks all over Cleveland. An Interview Workshop will be held on Saturday, June 15. Click here for more information and instructions on how to sign up for an interview.

CPT is hiring a full-time Physical Operations Manager

CPT has an opening for a full-time Physical Operations Manager. This role makes a meaningful contribution to life at CPT and its success, requires a broad skill set as well as leadership and initiative, and will be part of a team-driven staff. The role will work across production, facilities, front of house, and administrative areas and will report to the General Manager. CPT will be accepting applications for this position thru Friday, June 21. Click here for more information.

CPT is Hiring Teaching Artists for Summer Session of Brick City Theatre

CPT is seeking Teaching Artists for the summer session of our Brick City Theatre program. We are seeking interdisciplinary artists of all performance-related arts disciplines with experience leading youth and/or artistic projects. 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. Brick City Theatre is a year-round afterschool and intensive summer arts program for youth ages 5-14 and family members who reside in public housing. The deadline to apply is April 12, 2019. Click here for more information.

Paid Bartending Position

Cleveland Public Theatre is currently looking for Bartenders for our 2018/2019 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. Click here for more information.


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