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

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Clague Playhouse seeking Production Staff for 2021-2022 Season

Clague Playhouse is currently seeking Production Staff including Assistant Directors, Stage Managers, Costume Designers and Prop Masters. You may submit your information through Google Drive - https://forms.gle/C1ixDP7rtvmC25938

Their 94th Season will run September 10, 2021 through May 29, 2022. More information on our season may be found on our website, www.clagueplayhouse.org.

Teaching Artists

Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio (DCNEO), is looking to hire PART TIME Teaching Artists for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.  DCNEO is a nonprofit organization that implements a 10 week – 20 session social development for 5th and 8th grade students as part of the required academic school day program (not an optional or elective program held after-school). No social (ballroom) dance experience is necessary.

Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio (DCNEO), is looking to hire PART TIME Teaching Artists for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.  DCNEO is a nonprofit organization that implements a 10 week – 20 session social development for 5th and 8th grade students as part of the required academic school day program (not an optional or elective program held after-school). No social (ballroom) dance experience is necessary.

Technical Director (Part-Time)

The Technical Director will be responsible for the timely development and implementation of set, lighting, and sound design for the various activities of CVLT. The technical director works closely with the Director of each production or special event and with the Production Board which also monitors the work. The Technical Director is responsible for other work of the Theatre involving technical activity as well as safety, health, and storage requirements for equipment. The Technical Director works closely and cooperatively with all CVLT employees and volunteers. 

This is a part-time position to be filled as soon as possible.
Inquire for compensation details.

Executive Assistant Intern

Needed to support extremely busy executive. This person will be responsible for organizing and prioritizing the time and incoming information flow of the executive, as well as handling outgoing information. The Executive Assistant will also be responsible for performing general office administration. Duties to be assigned during internship will vary, but always be focused on the company mission.

Production Associate

CPT is hiring a Production Associate (PA). This role reports to the Associate Artistic Director/Director of Production. The PA oversees CPT’s limited summer season, which includes performances on an outdoor stage onsite at CPT, four shows touring to the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, and Arts in August in Lincoln Park. The PA coordinates with all artists for the summer season and may undertake some stage management and basic sound set up duties. The PA will be a key team member in producing Pandemonium, CPT’s renowned party-of the-year. This work will range from artist communication, basic production work, décor and crafting, and a range of other tasks. Candidates must have stage management and production experience. The successful candidate will be collaborative, eager to learn new ways of working, service oriented, and highly self-motivated. This position requires evening and weekend availability and an average of 50 hours per week. A valid driver’s license is required, and regular access to a vehicle is strongly preferred. CPT programming includes up-to-date safety precautions for artists, staff, and patrons.

STEP Technical Director/Lead Teacher

CPT is hiring a Technical Director and Lead Teacher for the STEP program (STEP TD). This role reports to the Education Director. The STEP TD leads and supervises a group of teenagers in implementing the set and sound needs for an outdoor touring show, including a basic sound system and a 16’ x 20’ stage. The STEP TD gives 6 hours of daily instruction in technical theatre skills and supervises teens while building scenic elements. The position requires extended hours, in the past as many as 50-60 hours a week. CPT summer programming will include up-to-date safety precautions for artists, staff, and patrons.

Fine Arts Association Job Openings

For more than 50 years, The Fine Arts Association (Willoughby, OH) has been a gathering place for individuals to learn, create, enjoy, and appreciate the arts. This was founders James and Louise Savage’s vision and continues to guide us today. From ballet and portrait painting classes to piano lessons and theatre classes, The Fine Arts Association educates thousands of students in the arts each year.

They are seeking individuals for the following positions to add to our faculty:
Art Therapist
Music Therapist - Board Certified
Cello Instructor
French Horn Instructor
Bassoon Instructor
Saxophone Instructor

Teaching Artist

CPT is seeking Teaching Artists to support and implement CPT Education programming. They are seeking interdisciplinary artists of all performance-related arts disciplines with experience leading youth and/or artistic projects. Theatre experience is a plus. They are looking to build a strong core of artists who are dedicated to creating work to further racial and economic justice. CPT is seeking candidates for full-time and part-time Lead Teacher, Assistant Teacher, and Teaching Artist Intern positions.

Director of Artistic Operations and Educational Engagement

Founded 133 years ago and now an anchor arts organization in Akron, Ohio, Tuesday Musical presents concerts by internationally acclaimed musicians as well as education and community engagement programs throughout northeast Ohio.
They now seek a full-time Director of Artistic Operations and Educational Engagement with proven abilities in artistic operations, development, and educational programming.

Manager of Marketing & Audience Development

Apollo’s Fire seeks an experienced, dynamic and creative Manager of Marketing & Audience Development (MMAD) to be a key member of the leadership team at Apollo’s Fire. He/she is the manager of AF’s ticket income and other earned revenue, and is responsible for developing new audiences, generating increased local and national ticket sales, strengthening AF’s brand at the local and national levels, and managing all marketing, communications, and public relations activity. In addition, the MMAD is responsible for promoting outreach and education programming via AF’s Community Access Initiative.

Art Educators

Wayne Center for the Arts offers multiple teaching assignments at the Walnut Street School location, as well as outreach teaching opportunities throughout the community. Wayne Center is continually looking for educators who are enthusiastic about art to join their team and teach visual art classes for preschool and elementary age students as well as adults.

Candidates that love teaching and are responsible, reliable, and flexible are encouraged to apply. Good organization and classroom management skills are required. Familiarity with the Ohio Department of Education 2012 Visual Art Standards is helpful and at a BA in art education, studio art, performing art, or similar field is preferred.

Teaching artists interested in independent contracting for instruction of any medium of visual, performing, or literary art form can apply via the contact info below. They are now planning for class offerings in summer 2019, beginning in June. Inquiries should include lesson plans for either multi-week class sessions or day workshops. You can refer to their most recent course catalog for examples of the types and lengths of classes they currently offer.

PreK-Adult Dance Educators

Wayne Center for the Arts Dance Department is looking for energetic dance instructors for their growing dance department. Their current schedule includes classes from pre-ballet and tumbling to pre-professional company dancers; they are seeking qualified dance instructors in ballet, jazz, tap, and more.

Marketing & Audience Development Manager

Apollo’s Fire seeks an experienced, dynamic and creative Manager of Marketing & Audience Development) (MMAD) to be a key member of the leadership team at Apollo’s Fire. He/she is the manager of AF’s ticket income and other earned revenue, and is responsible for developing new audiences, generating increased local and national ticket sales, strengthening AF’s brand at the local and national levels, and managing all marketing, communications, and public relations activity. In addition, the MMAD is responsible for promoting outreach and education programming via AF’s Community Access Initiative.

Music Director and a Choreographer needed for Summer Camp

French Creek Theatre Camp is looking to hire a Music Director and a Choreographer. This summer's theme is CINEMAGIC!
Both positions would be needed during June 14-th -25th 9am-3pm Compensation is based on experience.

Porthouse Theatre Summer Positions

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2021 and has positions open in company management, stage management, costumes and wardrobe, scenic construction and art, electrics and lighting, sound, box office, and facilities.

Orange Art Center Assistant

The Orange Art Center (OAC) is offering a new employment opportunity for an experienced assistant. The assistant position is part time and includes a variety of arts administration responsibilities with a focus on adult and young artist programming. MA/BFA/BA in Art Education/Arts Administration/ is preferred. A background check is required. Please send your cover letter and resume to artcenter@orangecsd.org.

Orange Art Center Artist Instructors

Join OAC! Orange Art Center (OAC) is offering new employment opportunities for artist instructors who have the desire and passion to apply their creative talent through teaching adults and young artists.
The OAC is currently accepting 2021 onsite and online art classes and workshop proposals in the fine art mediums including; painting, drawing, ceramics, printmaking, fibers/textiles, photography, illustration, animation, glass, jewelry/metals, sculpture, interior design, video and digital. Family and young artist-oriented projects are open for consideration to add to the OAC Sunday Funday workshops series. A background check is required. Apply today to teach and join their creative team at orangeartcenter.org/apply-to-teach.

Senior Project Manager

The Project Manager has responsibility for day‐to‐day operations of various development projects including housing, acquisition activities for housing and commercial projects, greening projects and housing rehab activities at a community development corporation. The position requires superb communication and teamwork skills, proven real estate finance and structuring expertise. This position is characterized by a high degree of initiative, responsibility, accountability and ability to work congenially with a wide variety of individuals, community based organizations and governmental entities. Applicant must be able to articulate the case for the project. Should have both an intuitive and a detailed sense of the dynamics, risks, and structured financings of each transaction.

Costume Designer/Sound Designer/Lighting Designer

Rubber City Theatre, Akron’s only Equity Theatre, is searching for designers for productions in its 2021 season of world premieres. RCT is looking for inspired professionals to join their productions as a Costume Designer, Sound Designer, or Lighting Designer. Duties for each of the following are listed below. Applicants should be within the Northeast Ohio region and willing to drive to the theatre space for necessary rehearsals during the production period. Designers should be comfortable working with IATSE Union crews throughout the process. All interested personnel please email our Director of Artistic Operations, Brian C. Seckfort at Production@rubbercitytheatre.com and include a resume, portfolio, and website if applicable, also include in the subject what position you are interested in. These are paid positions and can open to future designs with the emerging company!

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