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Scroll below for job listings, auditions, internships and more! The Playhouse offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(K), paid vacation and much more. The Playhouse is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of its staff. Applicants from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Thank you for your interest. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

 

Job Openings

Education Associate

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks to hire a full-time Education Associate. The Education Associate is responsible for the administration, management and teaching of assigned education and community engagement programs at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the administration of assigned programs
  • Oversee registration and scheduling for programs
  • Manage the implementation of program  budget and expenses
  • Teach classes, camps, residencies, and workshops
  • Develop curriculum and teacher guides
  • Plan, schedule, execute and participate in community events
  • Orient and train staff on curriculum, classroom management and partner communication methods

Anticipated Start Date: September 25, 2017

Full time, exempt position with benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

Nights and weekends are required for classes and community events. Start times do vary based on scheduled classes and workshops. The schedule is subject to change based on needs of programs.

COMPETENCIES

  • B.A. in theater or education with a theater concentration or commensurate experience
  • Confident teaching Acting and Improvisation to a wide range of ages
  • Three years teaching experience
  • Experience teaching drama in schools is preferred
  • Administrative experience
  • Experience planning and executing events preferred
  • Experienced user of Microsoft office programs
  • Demonstrated ability to design curriculum

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • This position is partially sedentary.
  • The employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To apply, email cover letter, administrative and theater resumes, three references and a sample lesson plan to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Education and Community Engagement at daunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com. Deadline to apply is August 31, 2017. No Calls please.

 

House Assistant/Parking Attendants

This is a seasonal, part-time position in which Candidates will be required to work outside normal business hours, including evenings and weekends.

Position Overview: House Assistants/Parking Attendants must be self-motivated individuals who are capable of working in a fast paced, exciting entertainment environment and communicate effectively with patrons, volunteers, and in-house staff while positively representing the face of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

Reports to: House Staff Supervisors

Position Responsibilities: Pre-show set up, assisting with volunteer usher assignments, trouble-shooting seating issues, tabulating house counts, completing appropriate forms, working as parking assistant as needed, and additional duties as deemed necessary for individual productions.

Skills needed: An ideal candidate has excellent people skills with strong organizational skills, solid interpersonal/communication skills, be a team player, and able to handle the stress of customer service well.

Physical Requirements: Able to handle light physical labor (lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 25 lbs.). Candidate will be required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must be able to negotiate stairs (up and down) without assistance.

All interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Suann Pollock, General Manager at suann.pollock@cincyplay.com or to same c/o Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

Deadline for applications: August 18, 2017

Subscription Telemarketing Sales Representatives

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks reliable, out-going arts lovers to join the ranks of our highly-trained sales team and help spread the word about its blockbuster 2017-2018 subscription season!

You can expect:

  • A professional, comfortable and fun work environment
  • Flexible hours
  • Convenient, accessible work location
  • Hourly base + commission + cash bonuses

Requirements:

  • High energy and a great attitude
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Minimum of 20 hours (eve and weekend shifts)
  • Ability to meet and exceed sales goals
  • A love of the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park a plus! Reps also get complimentary tickets to Playhouse shows.

Contact Lisa at 513-977-2076. Please call and leave a clear, detailed message, including your name, phone number, the reason for your interest and the best time to call back.

Internships

The Bruce E. Coyle Stage Management Internship Program

In order to further the development of the next generation of American stage managers, the Tony Award-winning Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park supports one of the nation's most respected internship programs. The program is named in honor of Bruce E. Coyle, a production stage manager and essential member of the Playhouse family for more than 20 years.

The Playhouse will accept applications between Feb. 1, 2017, and March 31, 2017, for stage management interns for its 2017-18 season. Contracts are for the entire production season but vary from the end of July 2017 through early June 2018. Interns work with AEA stage managers to prepare for and run rehearsals and performances. A weekly salary, but no housing, is provided. EMC points are available for some assignments. Candidates must have good knowledge of stage management techniques and rehearsal/performance processes and have a positive work attitude. A degree in stage management is preferable. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three referral letters or references (with email addresses) to jenifer.morrow@cincyplay.com or send by mail to:



Jenifer Morrow, Production Stage Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting Internship Program

The Playhouse's Bruce E. Coyle Acting Internship Program is committed to fostering the development of emerging actors in order to help them create a solid foundation on which to build a sustainable career as an artist. The acting internship supports young artists as they learn to acclimate to the world of professional theatre and the approach necessary when choosing to make acting a job versus an enrichment experience.

To learn more about this program, visit the Acting Internship Program page.

Auditions

Equity Actors (Members of Actors' Equity Association)

The majority of casting takes place in New York City through Stephanie Klapper Casting. However, local Equity performers may send a picture and resume to:

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Attn: Casting
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Alternatively, submissions can be sent electronically via email to auditions@cincyplay.com. Your resume should be either in a Word or a PDF format and your headshot should be saved as a JPEG or TIF file.

Annual Local Equity Principal Auditions

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park holds a Local Equity Principal Auditions once per season. We see Equity members and Equity Membership Candidates. More information about the Local Equity Principal Auditions for our 2018-19 season will be announced later this season.

Non-Equity Actors

Non-Equity actors are asked to submit photos and resumes via email to auditions@cincyplay.com. Your resume should be in either a Word or PDF format and your headshot should be saved as a JPEG or TIF file.

Gina Milo and Nick Cearley in Little Shop of Horrors. Photo by Mikki Schaffner.
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