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7-9 grades Bravo Boychoir Conductor

Oberlin Choristers is a choral music education program for the children and youth in Northeast Ohio. Based in Oberlin, Ohio with rehearsal and performance locations across Lorain and Cuyahoga County, we offer season-long choirs, domestic and international touring opportunities, and community engagement programs. Choristers serves over 500 children annually.

They are currently growing their program to include a 7th-9th grade boy choir.

They are looking for a dynamic music educator with knowledge and interest in the middle school boy’s changing voice. Because this is a new position, recruiting for this choir will be essential, with assistance from the Artistic Director.

3-4 grades, Jubilate Musica Choral Conductor

Jubilate Musica Conductor, Grades 3-4 Oberlin Choristers is a choral music education program for the children and youth in NortheastOhio. Based in Oberlin, Ohio with rehearsal and performance locations across Lorain and CuyahogaCounty, we offer season-long choirs, domestic and international touring opportunities, andcommunity engagement programs. Choristers serves over 500 children annually. We are looking for a dynamic music educator for the second section of our 3rd and 4th-grade choir. 

House Manager

The House Manager orientates volunteer ushers, concession stand workers, ticket takers, et al; attentively and politely responds to special patron needs or concerns; communicates with stage manager regarding house opening, show start time, etc; communicates with box office staff regarding outstanding tickets, no-shows, etc.; resolves seating disputes or mix-ups; courteously handles late arrivals; monitors the house closely during the show and is ready to respond to medical or other emergencies; warmly greets and answers guest questions or comments during pre-show, intermission and post-show.

Full-time summer Theatre Creator/Director

Cleveland Public Theatre is seeking a devising/ensemble-based director with strong leadership skills and a passion for working with teens. The position requires extraordinary theatre-making; adaptability; professionalism; grace-under-pressure; imagination; and the ability to lead script writing, blocking, and overall play production. Experience in devising theatre is critical. The successful candidate will be collaborative, eager to learn and lead, possess excellent organization skills, and a passion to create warm, exciting, empowering community experiences for their programs’ participants.

Director of Patron Services

CPT is looking for an upbeat, warm, helpful person to elevate the patron experience at the theatre. This role is responsible for managing the Front of House team including one full-time staff member (the Patron Services Associate), and 5-10 part-time house managers, bartenders, and a parking attendant. This includes hiring, training, and scheduling, while managing day-to-day Front of House operations, with significant support from the Patron Services Associate. 

The Director of Patron Services must frequently exercise independent judgment, initiative, and the ability to prioritize competing responsibilities. Skillsets needed for this job include exceptional customer service, cash handling, knowledge of QuickBooks and financial reconciliations, technical savvy (including Microsoft Office products, Adobe, and customer relation management databases), inventory management, forward-thinking and planning, problem-solving in the moment, and event planning. Previous box office experience is required and previous management experience is highly encouraged. 

Pandemonium Intern

Cleveland Public Theatre is hiring a paid part-time summer Pandemonium Intern.

Every September, Cleveland Public Theatre hosts its one and only fundraising spectacular: Pandemonium. It takes over 6 months to plan; hosts over 1,400 guests, features 300 artists who donate their time, engages 150 volunteers; and raises between $250,000 and $315,000 each year for our programming. The intern would work directly with the Director of Organizational Advancement and other Development staff on a wide variety of event planning tasks.

These tasks include, among others: proofreading content, coordinating mailing lists, liaising with vendors and the artistic department, helping to orient the volunteers, co-managing day-of guest registration, and building relationships with ticket buyers and funders. Pandemonium will be held on September 12, 2020, with the bulk of the work taking place in the months prior.

DANCECleveland Executive Director

DANCECleveland, one of the only stand-alone, dance-only presenters in the United States, has opened a leadership search upon the pending retirement of the current Executive/Artistic Director. The current leadership structure has had a single Executive/Artistic Director. The Search Committee has determined that it may consider these as separate functions and is focusing their initial search on finding a dynamic and experienced professional for the position of Executive Director. 

Physical Operations Manager

Cleveland Public Theatre has an opening for a Physical Operations Manager (POM). This role requires a broad skill set as well as leadership and initiative, and will be part of a team-driven staff. The role will work across Production, Facilities, Front of House, and Administrative areas, and will report to the CFO/General Manager. CPT runs two flexible-seating performance spaces and uses unconventional outside venues. The position will manage the day-to-day needs of the physical plant, Facilities staff, and vendors, as well as small-scale improvement projects. The POM will also manage CPT’s outside IT vendor and respond to the staff and production department’s day-to-day office needs. Salary: $36k to $40k. Anticipated start date is Monday, April 20, 2020. This position may include limited theatrical construction and design if that is an interest of the successful candidate.

SPACES Executive Director

The next Executive Director will have the opportunity to implement a vision based on the mission of SPACES as the resource and public forum for artists who explore, experiment, and challenge the status quo.

Service Designer

As a member of Insights Studio within the Office of Patient Experience, the Service Designer will work on human-centered design projects across the organization aimed at transforming healthcare delivery and improving patient and caregiver (employee) experience. The Service Designer will utilize human-centered design methods to identify core needs, pain points, opportunities and subsequent solutions that will guide the organization to better care of patients and caregivers through innovative and viable services, technology and care models.

Development Manager

Collective Arts Network is a mission-driven non-profit organization providing a collective voice for–and accessible, high-quality reporting and commentary on–the visual arts in Northeast Ohio.

Acquisitions and Collection

The Acquisitions and Collection Development Librarian is responsible for the identification and selection of books and other intellectual materials in all languages for the museum library in accordance with the collection development policy and through established relationships with international vendors. The incumbent manages and disperses acquisition funds for the development of the collection, including endowment and trust funds and general operating funds. The incumbent co-manages the Technical Services Management Team and is a member of senior staff. 

Art Instructor

Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Ohio is looking for a part-time art instructor located in Cleveland at our FDR school site. Candidate must be high energy, fun, outgoing, and have a passion for children.

Curator - Cleveland Clinic

Curates the collection and exhibition of art for Cleveland Clinic, #4 hospital system in the US with a world class contemporary art collection including more than 6800 objects exhibited throughout 38+ million square feet of facilities nationwide. The art collection is integral to Cleveland Clinic’s healing environment and culture. 

Education Director

The Education Director (ED) oversees Cleveland Public Theatre’s community education programs. The ED reports directly to the Executive Artistic Director and works in collaboration with the wider staff. This position is a year-round, salaried staff position. Salary is very competitive with other TCG Theatres of $1-3 million budgets and commensurate with experience. Benefits included.

Theatre Camp Counselor

Under the close supervision of the Camp Director, counselors will assist with the planning, design and implementation of French Creek Theatre’s four weeks of acting camps. All staff will be expected to create and lead theatre-based curricula to large groups of youth (Pre-K - 8th grade), and assist in all day-to-day camp and facility-related operations as needed. This is a seasonal, part-time position.


Interested in acting? The Cleveland chapter of Improbable Players is having auditions for men, ages 18-40. This is a flexible, paid acting gig. They are seeking people in long-term recovery from substance use disorder (addiction and alcoholism). Actors of all levels are welcome. They strongly urge people of color, LGBTQIA+ and differently-abled people to audition.
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Performer for Live Science Program

ScienceTellers is looking for energetic and animated performers to present their fun, interactive 45-minute science programs this summer.

There is no need to be a scientist — they will teach you all the science you need to know!
Compensation: $2,760 for up to 23 shows, plus $120 bonus for a completed, approved dress rehearsal. We guarantee payment for 23 shows but in many cases we will book you for more, at a rate of $100 per show and $20 travel stipend per show. We also reimburse for all tolls and parking.

Artistic Director, Playwrights Local

Playwrights Local seeks a dynamic, passionate, innovative individual to lead the organization into a new phase of growth and sustainability.  Playwrights Local is a registered non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to supporting the dramatists of Northeast Ohio. As a playwrights’ development and production center, we foster diverse talents and present locally written works. Since its launch in 2015, Playwrights Local has put on professional world premiere productions, workshops, and staged readings of works by over 75 local dramatists.

P/T Violin, Piano, Wind, Drum Instructors

Broadway School of Music & the Arts is seeking part-time instructors for violin, piano, woodwinds, & drums

Broadway School of Music & the Arts is a neighborhood institute providing music and art training to children and adults in Slavic Village and nearby communities. The classes take place on weekday afternoons between 2:00 – 8:00 pm, and Saturday hours may also be a possibility. \