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

Summer Camp Launchpad and Family Coordinator

The Launchpad and Family Coordinators will, prior to each week of camp, reach out to parents/guardians to check in regarding students and obtain additional information about children who will be attending camp each week. During the camp week they will give support to all students at summer camp with special attention paid to students enrolled in or needing the resources provided by the Launchpad during our 2022 summer camp. They will help to mentor Teaching Artist Fellows in how to work with and support the needs of all learners during the course of the camp day by observing and providing feedback. Coordinators may be assigned to any of our locations over the course of the summer including: Mason Community Center, Mason High School, Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Wyoming Civic Center, Wyoming Fine Arts Center, and School for the Creative and Performing Arts

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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Artistic Engagement Associate

The Artistic Engagement Associate is responsible for managing designated artistic and community engagement programs, creating, and facilitating post-show discussions, partner coordination and associate producer responsibilities for Artistic Engagement programs. This position works closely with the Director of Artistic Engagement and cross-departmental Community Engagement team to develop season audience and civic engagement programming.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Audience Engagement, at Daunielle.Rasmussen@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.

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Off the Grid, Event Stage Manager

The Off the Grid Event Stage Manager is responsible for the overseeing of rehearsals and performances of the Off the Grid Series including managing back of house and onstage areas. The Off the Grid Stage Manager assists the director and coordinates technical elements with the Education Associate Producer for the smooth running of rehearsals and performances.

This position will also be pivotal to the smooth running of the performance. Additionally, the Off the Grid Event Stage Manager makes sure that everyone and everything involved in the production from musicians, technicians, props, lighting, sound, musical instruments, and various equipment are in the right place, at the right time.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to 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.

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Off the Grid Event Technician

The Off the Grid Event Technician is responsible for supporting technical aspects of Off the Grid events including, but not limited to, audio, lighting, set-up/restoration, and related functions. This position should be able to quickly switch between following instructions to leading projects.

To Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to 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.

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Summer Camp Instructor/Teaching Artist – Seasonal

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks Summer Camp Instructors for our 2022 Summer Theatre Day Camp. Instructors will teach from one to eight weeks, on dates which include June 6 – July 1 and July 11 – August 5, 2022. Camp hours are 9:00 – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday.

Instructors may be assigned to any of our locations over the course of the summer including Mason Community Center, Mason High School, Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Wyoming Civic Center, Wyoming Fine Arts Center, and The School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA).

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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Summer Camp Site Leader – Seasonal

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks three Summer Camp Site Leaders for our 2022 Summer Theatre Day Camp program. Site Leaders oversees the facilitation of all aspects of the day to day of camp including, but not limited to; check-in and check-out, basic parent communication, materials, and room prep, implementing the staff break plan, and class rotations. Hours are 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, hours may vary. Selected candidates will also need to be available for training and preparation May 23-27, hours arranged and May 31-June 3, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

This position requires travel to camp locations including Mason Community Center, Mason High School, Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Wyoming Civic Center, Wyoming Fine Arts Center, and The School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA).

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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Teaching Artist Fellowship Program/Summer Camp Counselor – Seasonal

The Teaching Artist Training Fellowship at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park provides pedagogical training in a realistic environment for emerging artists interested in pursuing artistry as a career. During Playhouse summer camps, fellows will serve as camp counselors, including working as teaching assistants and group leaders. They will learn by doing, observing, assisting, and leading, all while receiving supplemental training throughout the summer.

This position requires travel to camp locations including Mason Community Center, Mason High School, Evendale Cultural Arts Center, Wyoming Civic Center, Wyoming Fine Arts Center, and The School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA).

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a resume and references to the Education and Engagement Department using this application link https://form.jotform.com/220093890406151. 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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Patron Services Associates – Part-time

We are searching for several Patron Services Associates to be provide excellent customer service for all aspects of ticketing operations and sales, both in-person and via the phone using the Tessitura arts enterprise system. The position works primarily in the Box Office but will also have required duties in the parking garage (outside), in other public spaces within the facility and at occasional outreach efforts outside the Playhouse.

These are part-time, non-exempt, seasonal positions. There is no guaranteed minimum number of hours per week and flexibility is necessary. Number of hours per week vary based on performance schedule and can range from zero hours when there are no performances up to 20 hours.

To download the full position listing, click here

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Don Wong, Ticketing Services Manager at don.wong@cincyplay.com Positions will remain posted until filled.

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Auditions

 

 

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.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will be holding their Auditions for the Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship 2022-2023 Season via electronic submissions. Actors may submit a photo, resume and audition materials. Please submit 2 (contrasting) contemporary monologues not to exceed three minutes. If submitting a song in addition to the two monologues, please include it in the three-minute time limit.

Submissions will be accepted from March 7 - April 24, 2022.

 

Please submit the following materials virtually:

  • Video 1 — General Audition 
    • Prepare two contrasting, contemporary monologues and 16 bars of a musical theatre song to be sung a cappella. The audition should be no longer than three minutes total. 
  • Video 2 — "Teach Me Something" Exercise
    • The exercise is designed to gauge your current level of teaching ability, which is a large component of the internship. Please prepare to teach anything you like in a three-minute span. It doesn't have to be theatre-related, and it cannot incorporate anyone else 
  • Headshot — In .jpg or .jpeg format
  • Artistic Resume — Submitted in .pdf format

 

ACCOMPANIMENT TRACKS

SHEET MUSICAll Songs (pdf)

Learn more information about the program on our Acting and Education Internship Program page

Submission Form

Annual Local Non-Equity General Auditions

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will be holding their Non-Equity General Auditions for their 2022-2023 Season via electronic submissions. Non-Equity actors must reside within a 60-mile radius of Cincinnati, OH to be considered. Actors may submit a photo, resume and audition materials. Please submit 1 or 2 (contrasting) monologue(s) not to exceed three minutes. If submitting a song, please include it in the three-minute time limit. Your resume should be in PDF format and your headshot should be saved as a JPEG file.

Submissions will be accepted from April 4 - 18, 2022.

If including a song in your audition, you may use the accompaniment and songs provided below or prepare a song of your choosing with your own accompaniment.

ACCOMPANIMENT TRACKS

SHEET MUSIC — All Songs (pdf)

Submission Form

Annual Equity Principal Auditions

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will be holding their Equity Principal Auditions for their 2022-23 Season via electronic submissions. Equity members and Equity Membership Candidates may submit a photo, resume and audition materials. Please submit 1 or 2 (contrasting) monologue(s) not to exceed three minutes. If submitting a song, please include it in the three-minute time limit. Your resume should be in PDF format and your headshot should be saved as a JPEG file.

Annual Equity Principal Audition 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

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship Program

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship returns for the 2021-22 season! Residency dates for 2021-22 are Nov. 1, 2021, to May 27, 2022. To learn more about this program, visit the Acting and Education Internship Program page.

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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. 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.