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ARTISTIC/PRODUCTION


Property 1 (Props Artisan, IATSE Local 5)

Responsible for the acquisition, construction, installation and dismantling of props; assist with research as necessary; work with designers, directors, and supervision to develop drawings and other such plans for props; and perform such other work as assigned.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, portfolio, and references Elizabeth Lyons, Properties Manager Liz.Lyons@cincyplay.com and cc: Velerie Perez, Assistant Production Manager Valerie.Perez@cincyplay.com . If you would like to submit a digital portfolio, please attached it in PDF form or provide a link to an online source in the body of the email. Hard copies of portfolios will not be accepted at this time. Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Swing (IATSE Local 5)

Primarily responsible for Run Crew duties in Moe & Jack’s Place, The Rouse Theatre with an emphasis on deck carpentry and automation. May at times be assigned to work in other departments.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at Josh.Escajeda@cincyplay.com and cc: Val Perez, Production Manager, Val.Perez@cincyplay.com. Review of applications will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Costume & Design Administrative Assistant

A member of the costume shop, the Costume & Design Administrative Assistant is responsible for conferring with designers regarding pulled/rented/purchased items and shopping both online and locally for items to be used in productions. The position will maintain the costume inventory and operate the costume rentals program.

This is a full-time, seasonal, hourly position.

To Apply:Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Gordon DeVinney, Costume Shop Manager, Gordon.Devinney@cincyplay.com. Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Over-hire Backstage Crew

Playhouse in the Park seeks over-hire backstage crew in multiple departments to be responsible for running various technical elements of shows during performances. Physical locations for this job will include the new, state-of-the-art Mainstage Theatre Moe and Jack’s Place – The Rouse Theatre and the recently renovated Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theater, and the accompanying backstage and support areas. These positions report directly to the Production Stage Manager and Stage Management Staff.

These are temporary positions that will span 4-8 weeks depending on the production. These positions will require work outside normal business hours, including, but not limited to, evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production, at Josh.Escajeda@cincyplay.com and cc: Val Perez, Production Manager, Val.Perez@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified. No phone calls, please.

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EDUCATION


After School Classes Teaching Artist

The Teaching Artist is responsible for check-in and check-out, implementing curriculum, teaching participants, communicating with partners onsite at the schools, and collaborating with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists. They are responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting classroom environment.

This position is a part-time, temporary, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. The hours will be based on individual classes and the needs of the school/partner. Afterschool Classes take place in Fall, Winter, and Spring and are typically eight sessions that start between 2:00 and 3:30 and last 30 – 90 minutes. This position typically teaches 1-5 hours per week when classes are in session. This position requires travel to school and community center venues, including locations throughout the tri-state area. After School Teaching Artist will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of travel/set up time per day.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Ariana Moses, Education Director, at Ariana.Moses@cincyplay.com . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be filled as soon as the successful candidates are identified.

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IN-SCHOOL WORKSHOPS TEACHING ARTIST

The In-School Workshop Teaching Artist is responsible for teaching participants using theatre and arts integration techniques, implementing curriculum, communicating with teachers and partners onsite at the schools, and collaborating with Playhouse Education Staff and other professional artists. They are responsible for following lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting classroom environment.

This is a temporary, occasional position with an hourly rate of $25-$35. This position typically teaches between 5 and 30 hours per week on assigned weeks. School Workshops Teaching Artists will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours and weeks will be based on individual classes and the needs of the school.

This position requires travel to school locations throughout the tri-state area. Qualified candidates must be flexible and able to take School Workshop assignments in a variety of locations, therefore, candidates must possess reliable transportation.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Ariana Moses, Education Director, at Ariana.Moses@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the positions will be filled as soon as the successful candidates are identified.

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Gina Milo and Nick Cearley in Little Shop of Horrors. Teagan Farmer and Stephen Tait in A Christmas Carol, presented by First Financial Bank. Photos by Mikki Schaffner.
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