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. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

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Job Openings

School Workshops Teaching Artist

The 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, mentoring Interns, as requested, 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, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. School Workshops Teaching Artists will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours will be based on individual classes and 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 and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@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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After School Classes Teaching Artist

The Teaching Artist is responsible for check in and check out, teaching participants, implementing curriculum, communicating with partners onsite at the schools, mentoring Interns, as requested, 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, seasonal position with an hourly rate of $35. After School Teaching Artist will be paid for teaching time and 30 minutes total of entrance and exit time per day. Hours will be based on individual classes and needs of the school/partner.

This position requires travel to school and community center venues including locations throughout the tri-state area. Qualified candidates must be flexible and able to take After School Classes 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 and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@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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Assistant Properties Manager

The Assistant Properties Manager works closely with the Properties Manager to oversee the acquisition, construction, installation, and dismantling of props. This position works closely with designers, directors, and the Props Manager to develop drawings and other such plans for props, assists with props research as necessary, and manages the organization and rental of CPIP Props inventory.

This is a full-time position that works the duration of the Production season. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references Elizabeth Lyons, Properties Manager Liz.Lyons@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier, Human Resources Amy.Stier@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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Cutter/ Draper

The Cutter/ Draper is responsible for working with the Costume Shop Manager in the construction and preparation of all assigned production costumes.

This is a full-time, seasonal position.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production Josh.Escajeda@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier, Human Resources Amy.Stier@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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Assistant Company Manager/Management Associate

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is searching for an Assistant Company Manager/Management Associate who is interested in both the hospitality side of artist relations as well as learning more about the management side of a nationally recognized regional Theatre. The position primarily works with Company Management but will learn and assist in general management duties. The position may require work outside normal business hours, including evenings and weekends as well as periodic “on call” hours.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Suann Pollock, Associate Producer at Suann.Pollock@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier, Human Resources at Amy.Stier@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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Props Artisan (Properties 1)

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. Benefits include health insurance (through the union), pension, annuity, and paid vacation and sick time. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite to application.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references Elizabeth Lyons, Properties Manager at Liz.Lyons@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier, Human Resources at Amy.Stier@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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Electrician 2 (Lighting Technician)

Responsible, in collaboration with Electrician 1, for the installation and maintenance of all lighting equipment for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (CPIP). Also responsible for the operation and programming of lighting cues for rehearsals and performances. Occasionally will give direction of all employees working in this area. When not working in this area, they shall perform such other work as assigned. Candidates are not required to be affiliated with IATSE to apply.

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

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 Amy Stier, Human Resources at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com.. If you would like to submit a digital portfolio, please attach 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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Grants Manager

The Grants Manager oversees proposal generation for all grant funders, including corporate and private foundations, government entities, and the Playhouse’s yearly Sustaining Impact Grant submissions to ArtsWave. Additionally, they conduct research, identify prospects, collaborate on the formation of institutional funding strategy, and develop profiles on foundation, corporation, and government funding sources. They also prepare reports for submission to funders as necessary to fulfill stated requirements in grant agreements. The Grants Manager is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours as part of department responsibilities are sometimes required.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample relevant to fundraising work to Mary Kay Koehler, Director of Institutional Giving, at MaryKay.Koehler@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@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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Auditions

 

 

Annual Equity Principal Auditions

Annual Equity Principal Audition submissions are closed for the 2022-23 Season.

Annual Local Non-Equity General Auditions

Non-Equity General Audition submissions are closed 2022-2023 Season.

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship Program

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship program is designed for emerging artists to build a sustainable career as working actors, community artists and teaching artists. The industry landscape is changing, and we believe it’s imperative that actors have a diverse portfolio of work that sets them up for professional longevity. Through this program, interns develop acting skills as well as teaching artistry and community engagement skills while being immersed in a practical experience environment. This intensive program simulates the multi-tasking that’s required of today’s working artists as they balance performance, teaching and supplemental work simultaneously.

Internship submissions are closed for the 2022-23 Season.

Annual Youth General Auditions

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will not be holding their Youth General auditions for our annual production of A Christmas Carol as it is on hiatus in the 2022-2023 season. Please check back next fall for updated information.

 

For information on our script submission policy, visit this page.

 
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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 accepts applications between January and March each year for stage management interns in the upcoming season, which generally begin in the fall. Contracts are for the entire production season but vary from the end of July through early June. 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 letters of recommendation or references (with email addresses) to andrea.shell@cincyplay.com or send by mail to:

Andrea L. Shell, Production Stage Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

 

Gina Milo and Nick Cearley in Little Shop of Horrors. Teagan Farmer and Stephen Tait in A Christmas Carol, presented by First Financial Bank. Byron St. Cyr and Shayna Nicole Small in Buddy Holly: The Buddy Holly Story. Damien Boykin at an Off the Grid Event. Eduardo Enrikez and Esperanza América in Destiny of Desire. The cast of In the Heights. Photos by Mikki Schaffner.