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Costume Designer and Prop Designer Needed

Reply with a cover email and resume to THE PRODUCTIONThings as They Are
Written by David Todd
Original score composed by Ben Chasny
Directed by Anjanette HallMay 12 - 28, 2017Reinberger Auditorium (Upstairs Loft)

Playwrights Local 2017 Open Submission Period

Open to all playwrights age 18 or older who are permanent residents of any county in Northeast Ohio.
Submissions open on January 1, 2017 and close on March 31, 2017. Early submissions are encouraged.
Selections will be announced by July 31, 2017. For guidelines and additional information, see Playwrights Local’s Submission page.

2017 Open Call for New Plays


Playwrights Local seeks original, unproduced plays for our 2017-2018 programs, including the 3rd Annual Cleveland Playwrights Festival (Fall 2017) and the developmental Play Lab (Winter/Spring 2018).
Playwrights may submit up to two pieces: one ten-minute play and one one-act or full-length play. All unproduced, original plays for adult audiences are accepted, including one-person plays. (Not accepted: children’s plays, musicals, adaptations of copyrighted material, and translations.)

Open Call for "Cleveland's Smallest Gallery"

Introducing Phone Gallery - Cleveland's smallest gallery - annexed to the front of Russ' Auto Care in the Waterloo Arts District across the street from Waterloo 7 Studios and Praxis Fiber Workshop.
Originally conceived in 2013 by artist Ivana Medukic of 'Project Pop-Up Galleries' and architect Ali Lukacsy, Phone Gallery demonstrates the transformation of an otherwise vacant and underutilized "space" - in this case, an abandoned phone booth - into an inventive place for art display.

Call for artists: It’s Liquid International Video and Performance Art Festival

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, is selecting all interesting video art and performance art works to include in: It’s Liquid International Video and Performance Art Festival

2016 Ohio Arts Festivals & Competitions Directory

The Ohio Arts Festivals & Competitions Directory is a free resource for the public to engage with the arts and for artists to discover opportunities. Competitive exhibitions showcase Ohio's wealth of artistic talent and encourage artists through exposure and awards. 

2016 RNC Host Committee: Neighborhood Business Supplier Guide

Take advantage of the opportunity to have your organization or small business included in the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee Supplier Guide, an easily accessible, comprehensive supplier guide to the Republican National Committee’s Committee on Arrangements as well as to local and visiting Convention participants to assist them in their planning. 

Call for Volunteers - MOCA Cleveland Docent



MOCA Cleveland reviews unsolicited artist submissions from artists living in Cuyahoga County or its six contiguous counties (Lorain, Medina, Summit, Portage, Geauga, and Lake).

Artfetch Representing the next generation of leading artists, from around the world.

Artfetch presents the work of selected emerging artists for sale online. The team of specialist cutting-edge curators will choose the most promising up-and-coming artists from around the world to be included on the website.