Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring an Associate Technical Director!

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring an Associate Technical Director, which is a core part of the CPT staff and 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.

Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply for the position, send an email to Raymond Bobgan, Executive Artistic Director, at rbobgan@cptonline.org. Subject line should read: [LAST NAME], Associate Technical Director. The email should include two attachments: a resume, and a two-page cover letter describing your history, passion, why you are interested in this position, and what you have to offer. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials after original application. No phone calls, please.


Read More ›

Cleveland Public Theatre’s Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP) Workshop Series.

Cleveland Public Theatre is proud to present the STEP Workshop Series. Available to ages 14-19, these workshops aim to support Cleveland’s young artists in the continuation of their artistic training. These free workshops will occur throughout the calendar year and will explore a variety of artistic practices. Participants will work with professional Cleveland artists working at the top of their field in developing their craft and discovering their individual artistic voices. Workshops are open to young artists of all experience levels.

The first workshop of the Series, Monologue & Audition Techniques for Musical Theatre, will focus on skills needed to prepare for and perform authentic, powerful audition performances. For this workshop, youth should prepare a contemporary monologue (memorization is encouraged but not required) and 16 or 32 bars from a musical theatre piece of their choice. Bringing sheet music is encouraged.

Join us on Saturday, November 5th, from 10 am-2 pm at Cleveland Public Theatre, 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44102. Reserve your spot in the workshop via this link: REGISTER HERE!

Questions? Contact Melissa Crum, CPT Artistic and Education Associate, at:  mcrum@cptonline.org or call at (440) 429-5876.

Cleveland Public Theatre is hiring a Technical Director!

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring a Technical Director, who is a core part of the staff and 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 projected start date between 10/1/22 and 11/15/22.


TECHNICAL DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION 

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.

Salary range is $48k to $60k, commensurate with experience. Additional compensation is offered for major design projects up to $6k.

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 receives additional compensation for major projects. Candidates must have three years full-time technical theatre work (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.

Read More ›

Cleveland Act Now (CAN) Academy – Building the Actors Toolkit – Seniors

Cleveland Act Now (CAN) Academy – Building the Actors Toolkit – Juniors

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.


Read More ›

CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATRE IS HIRING AN ASSOCIATE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

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 careers@cptonline.org 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.


Read More ›

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!

Read More ›

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.

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION 

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.

Read More ›