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Cleveland Arts Jobs

We list all part-time, full-time, temporary, internship and apprentice experiences for individual artists, designers, performers, writers and all other creative professions. 

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Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing all promotional activities of Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL), with the goal of raising awareness for CAL to impact the programmatic and fundraising activities. The efforts are to be coordinated with the annual and long-term organizational goals of the Board of Directors. S/he, as primary liaison and spokesperson for CAL to the media, is responsible for designing and implementing all efforts to introduce, publicize and establish relationships within the community with the goal expanding the mission of CAL. S/he reports directly to the executive director. Position is full time

Teaching Artists - CPH

Cleveland Play House, recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award and America’s first professional regional theatre is now accepting applications for Teaching Artists. Teaching Artists will work directly with Cleveland Play House’s Education staff to create and implement lessons for a variety of programs throughout the season. This is a part-time, hourly position. Teaching Artists will be trained and called as opportunities arise. 

Dance Instructor

Dance Instructor Needed
Seeking highly qualified teachers in all styles of dance.

• Ability to teach multiple levels and ages of any or all of the following disciplines: Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop, Acro, Jazz, Pointe, Lyrical, Modern, Improvisation
• Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, strong work ethic.
• Must enjoy working with children.
• Previous teaching experience is a plus!
• College degree in dance or professional experience preferred but not required.
• Instructors would be contracted for a minimum of 9 months beginning in September 2017.
• Hourly Rate Negotiable.
• Please submit resume to

ArtWorks Manager

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning operates a year-round arts-based youth development program called ArtWorks, with 200 teen participants annually. The ArtWorks Manager oversees the entire ArtWorks program and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the summer and after-school sessions, maintaining open communication and collaboration with Center for Arts-Inspired Learning staff, professional artists, teen apprentices, parents, schools, funders and supporting partners.

Props Designer

Near West Theatre is seeking to fill the position of prop designer for "Carrie: The Musical" This is a paid position. 

For further details please contact Michael Stein at

Properties Apprentice

The properties apprentice will work within the prop department and will be an active participant in the creation and implementation of the designs for each show as well as learning new skills and techniques while working with top directors and designers. Duties include but are not limited to crafting, researching, purchasing, shop and storage maintenance and organization, as well as assisting with rentals, shop improvement projects and working load in and strike. Ideal candidate will have a degree in art, design and/or theatre arts, with experience working on collegiate or professional productions. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license, as well as the ability to lift at least 40 lbs.

Senior Designer

Jakprints, a fast-growing market leader in custom printing, is looking for an energetic designer who’s excited to work as part of their in-house marketing team. Your primary role is a print and web designer with an impeccable eye for detail. As a designer at a custom print shop, you’ll be playing with custom die cuts, folding, spot colors, foil stamping, painted edges and other specialty options that are often a luxury in the design field. Additionally, you will support the company with studio photography and photo management. Experience with video and video editing is a plus but not required.

Associate - Communications & Grant Programs

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture seeks an energetic and detail-oriented associate to work across functions to efficiently and proactively provide support for CAC’s grantmaking and communications work. The associate will streamline workflow, improve systems and lead key projects to better serve CAC’s team and cultural partners (grantees).

Database Administrator

Position Description:
Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Database Administrator is responsible for managing the membership database, membership correspondence, and the accuracy of reporting and information for the institutional advancement team at MOCA Cleveland. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, gift entry and acknowledgment, maintaining the museum’s constituent database, ensuring timely and accurate record keeping, and member benefit fulfillment.

Teaching Artists - Theatre

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is seeking exceptional Teaching Artists for its celebrated Brick City Theatre program and Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). Teaching Artists of all performance-related arts disciplines are welcome to apply.

Cleveland Play House Apprenticeships

The Cleveland Play House Apprenticeship Program is a dynamic and engaging opportunity for young professionals and future colleagues in the field. The apprenticeship introduces recently graduated college and post-graduate students to an intensive experience with a top-tier American theatre. Apprentices will work with individual departments and leading professionals in the field to gain practical experience and skills working in America’s first professional regional theatre. Our central goal is to train future leaders who will transform the field. 

For more information or to apply online, visit our website at 

Volunteer Contributor

The Applaud Squad is searching for an eager and awesome volunteer CONTRIBUTOR to join their exciting team!
The contributor should…
- Be interested in writing theatre and/or music reviews for the Cleveland area.
- Live in the Cleveland area with access to transportation.
- Be passionate about theatre, music and/or the entertainment industry.
- Be a creative, experienced writer who can work independently.
- Bring a positive attitude to the table and fresh, innovative ideas!
- Have an eye for detail. The little things mean the world to you!
- Be organized, a team player and an excellent communicator (both verbal and written).
- Be social media savvy! People interact with you on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Summer Positions at Porthouse Theatre

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2016 and has positions open in company management, stage management, costumes and wardrobe, scenic construction and art, electrics and lighting, sound, box office, and facilities and concessions.

Senior Development Officer

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Senior Development Officer is responsible for managing and expanding major gifts support of all campaigns (including but not limited to individual, corporate, and project/exhibition specific) for MOCA Cleveland, including implementation of the strategic plan development growth initiatives, prospect research, cultivation activities, customized stewardship, and relevant communication strategies. This position will assume other tasks and responsibilities as needed and assigned by the Director of Institutional Advancement.

Database Administrator

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Database Administrator is responsible for managing the membership database, membership correspondence, and the accuracy of reporting and information for the institutional advancement team at MOCA Cleveland. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, gift entry and acknowledgment, maintaining the museum’s constituent database, ensuring timely and accurate record keeping, and member benefit fulfillment.

Assistant Director

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree or a Bachelor's degree in a related field as well as one to three years of experience in and/or directing large scale musical and non-musical productions. Proven experience working with children of all ages in a camp, school, or theatre setting is also required. Applicants will have working knowledge of financial management procedures, short and long term planning methods, and program development experience. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to  Please email Rachel Zake at

Technical Director for "Dorothy in Wonderland"

Rehearsals are from June 19th – July 20th with performances on July 21 and 22nd

Hours are from 10 – 1 every day during that period.

The production will be performed in the high school cafetorium with rehearsals and set building done in the Junior High School.

This is a paid position with salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume to , or if you have any questions.

Grant Writer

Tell us:       

  • Your Name and Contact Info       
  • What grants and kind of grants you have done in the past.        
  • Expected compensation (negotiable)        
  • Your availability

Please submit your information and qualifications to: 

Art Instructor


  • High school diploma required; Associate’s degree in education/arts preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience working with youth ages 6-18 in education, recreation and/or social services setting preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • CPR and first aid certificates required within 6 months of employment
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

Piano, Orchestral Instrument, and Voice Teachers

Thrive Arts is seeking part-time music teachers for beginning through advanced students. If you have a song in your heart, love watching a child's eyes light up through music, enjoy working collaboratively, and are open to a flexible learning environment for your students, Thrive Arts wants to meet you!