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Student Theatre Enrichment Program Director/Creator

Date Posted: 04/01/2021

Application Deadline: 04/20/2021

Type of Position: seasonal

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Job Description: CPT seeks STEP 2021 Program Director Creator.pdf 179.20 kB

Submission Instructions: To apply, please visit https://www.cptonline.org/uncategorized/cleveland-public-theatre-is-hiring-a-unique-full-time-summer-seasonal-position-program-director-creator/

CPT seeks a collaborative theatre artist to fill a two-month position with CPT’s nationally-recognized education program, the Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). The STEP Director/Creator reports to CPT’s Education Director. This position is an 8 to 10-week intensive, full-time staff position, including evenings and weekends and pays $650 – $800/week based on experience. STEP is an arts-based job training program that engages Cleveland teens in a powerful, 8-week intensive that focuses on excellence in performance, play creation, physical theatre, writing, production, and set design/construction. The Program Director/Creator is responsible for leading the creation of an original play, with a cast of Cleveland teens with little or no theatre experience. This work is done with a team of Teaching Artists, typically a full-time Co-Director or Co-Playwright, a full-time Lead Teaching Artist, and 2-3 part-time Teaching artists with specific skills such as dance, percussion, and acting coaching. The play is performed outdoors in neighborhoods throughout Cleveland in an 8-12 show run.

Organization: Cleveland Public Theatre

CPT seeks a collaborative theatre artist to fill a two-month position with CPT’s nationally-recognized education program, the Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). The STEP Director/Creator reports to CPT’s Education Director. This position is an 8 to 10-week intensive, full-time staff position, including evenings and weekends and pays $650 – $800/week based on experience. STEP is an arts-based job training program that engages Cleveland teens in a powerful, 8-week intensive that focuses on excellence in performance, play creation, physical theatre, writing, production, and set design/construction. The Program Director/Creator is responsible for leading the creation of an original play, with a cast of Cleveland teens with little or no theatre experience. This work is done with a team of Teaching Artists, typically a full-time Co-Director or Co-Playwright, a full-time Lead Teaching Artist, and 2-3 part-time Teaching artists with specific skills such as dance, percussion, and acting coaching. The play is performed outdoors in neighborhoods throughout Cleveland in an 8-12 show run.