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Cleveland Public Theatre announces Auditions for the continued world premiere of BREAKOUT SESSION (OR FROGORSE)

Cleveland Public Theatre announces Auditions for the continued world premiere of BREAKOUT SESSION (OR FROGORSE)

By Nikkole Salter
Directed by Beth Wood


Looking to cast the following roles…

  • Officer Preston Walker: late 30s – early 40s, Black, male. A 5-year patrolman with the Cleveland Division of Police. Formal. By-the-book. Loyal. Sensitive. Oh, and he can sing.
  • Mantis Shrimp: 40s – 50s, a non-Black person of color… Latinx, Asian, MENASA, or Indigenous, male. A corporate, self-help, motivational speaker. Wild. Intentionally weird. Committed. Nurturing. Brilliant.

Disclosure: Some roles in the production have been cast. The current cast includes Nicole Sumlin* and Tina Stump*, Rachel Lee Kolis, and Tony Velez.
*Actor appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

No additional equity agreements are available for this production.


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Cleveland Public Theatre announces a Workshop Audition for Candlelight Hypothesis

Cleveland Public Theatre announces a Workshop Audition for

Candlelight Hypothesis

with Raymond Bobgan


Looking to cast two types of roles…

Principal Ensemble (2 roles open) – one role requires actor to be Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color and one role that is open for all. Principles begin rehearsals July 25.

Second Wave Ensemble (3 roles open) two roles require actors to be Black, Indigenous, or People of Color and one role that is open for all. These roles are essential for the performance and are mostly moving/singing parts with some speaking lines. Second Wave begins rehearsals on/around August 23.

About The Workshop…

This workshop will serve as an introduction (or reintroduction for past collaborators) to Raymond’s unique approach to physical, experimental theatre. This workshop will serve as a selection session/audition for Candlelight Hypothesis.

This will be a 4-hour workshop on July 10, from 4pm-8pm and will consist of ensemble work, text, singing, and movement. Movement is significant—comparable to a dance class.

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Cleveland Public Theatre announces Auditions for the Rolling World Premiere of can i touch it?

Cleveland Public Theatre announces Auditions for
the Rolling World Premiere of

can i touch it?

By Francisca Da Silveira

Directed by India Nicole Burton


Looking to cast the following roles…

  • Shay: early/mid 40s; Black; whatever style, she wears it like a boss. think viola davis.
  • Ruth: late teens; Black; she’s gone natural after years of perms and is still getting used to it.
    • Also, Lili: early 20s; Black
  • Meeka: early 20s; Black; it’s short, shaved on the sides. think punk.
    • Also, Beth: early/mid 40s; White
  • Mark: early/mid 40s; White; he might be thinning at the top. it’s probably all that 3-in-1 head and shoulders.
    • Also, Nicky: mid 30s; White
    • Also, Leo: early/mid 40s; White

*We are open to seeing both Equity and Non-Equity actors for these auditions.

Cleveland Public Theatre is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, CPT encourages performers of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

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Test Flight 2023 Request for Proposals

Test Flight

Request for Proposals

Deadline for submissions is Friday, July 29th, 2022

 

Cleveland Public Theatre’s New Play Development

Our new play development programs are based on our years of experience, community input, and key principles of focusing on artists, valuing diversity of approach, aesthetics, and perspective, and balancing impact with investment.

Test Flight supports work that is outside the mainstream aesthetically, thematically, and in the creative process.

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Pandemonium 2022: The Doors of Imagination Request for Proposals

Pandemonium 2022: The Doors of Imagination

Request for Proposals

Application Deadline: Monday, July 11


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.

Tickets are all-inclusive, featuring fabulous local food, free valet, and complimentary drinks served all night long. A feast for the eyes, mind, appetite, and imagination – Pandemonium proceeds benefit CPT’s groundbreaking artistic work and life-changing education programs.


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CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE IS HIRING PANDEMONIUM PRODUCTION STAFF!

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring seasonal FULL-TIME and PART-TIME Pandemonium Production Staff. These roles are integral to the creation & implementation of all artistic & technical components for CPT’s annual fundraiser gala, Pandemonium! Positions can begin as early as July 5th and can last through September 23rd. Part-time rate is $15/hour, and Full-time salary range is $650-750/week. CPT will be accepting applications through Friday, June 24th.

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Cleveland Public Theatre is hiring a Patron Services Associate

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring a Patron Services Associate who is a core part of the CPT staff and will make a meaningful contribution to life at CPT and our community impact.

Review of candidates will begin immediately. To apply for the position, send an email to Gregory Markgraf-Grimes, Patron Services Manager at ggrimes@cptonline.org by end of day May 30th, 2022. Subject line should read: YOUR LAST NAME, YOUR FIRST NAME – PATRON SERVICES ASSOCIATE. Your email should include two attachments: a resume, and a two-page cover letter giving examples of your related experiences and explaining why you are interested in this position. No phone calls, please.


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Seeking Volunteers for Station Hope on May 28th

Cleveland Public Theatre welcomes Kim Furganson as Director of Audience Engagement & Marketing!

Cleveland Public Theatre’s (CPT) Executive Director Raymond Bobgan is proud to welcome Kim Furganson as the new Director of Audience Engagement & Marketing. Kim brings extensive knowledge and experience along with boundless creativity. Her initiative-driven mindset makes Kim a wonderful fit for the CPT staff.

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