Scroll below for job listings, auditions, internships and more! The Playhouse offers a competitive salary and benefits package including medical and dental insurance, 401(K), paid vacation and much more. Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion in all areas of its work, both on and offstage. Qualified individuals who bring diverse perspectives and life experiences to the workplace are especially encouraged to apply.

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Job Openings

Electrician 2 (Lighting Technician) (IATSE Local 5)

Responsible, in collaboration with Electrician 1, for the installation and maintenance of all lighting equipment for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (CPIP). Also responsible for the operation and programming of lighting cues for rehearsals and performances. Occasionally will give direction of all employees working in this area. When not working in this area, they shall perform such other work as assigned. Candidates are not required to be affiliated with IATSE to apply..

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Amy Stier, HR representative, at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com, This is a rolling application process, and the position will stay open until filled. If you would like to submit a digital portfolio, please attach it in .pdf form or provide a link to an online source in the body of the email. Hard copies of portfolios will not be accepted at this time. Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Cutter/ Draper

The Cutter/ Draper is responsible for working with the Costume Shop Manager in the construction and preparation of all assigned production costumes. We are looking for:

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience in a professional setting

  • Knowledge of textiles, fabrics, and fabrications

  • Firm background in costume history

  • Well-developed communication skills

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at Josh.Escajeda@cincyplay.com. Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Costume Shop Assistant

The Costume Shop Assistant, in close coordination with the Costume Shop Manager, assists with the construction of and preparation of production costumes.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at Josh.Escajeda@cincyplay.com. Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Grants Manager

The Grants Manager oversees proposal generation for all grant funders, including corporate and private foundations, government entities, and the Playhouse’s yearly Sustaining Impact Grant submissions to ArtsWave. Additionally, they conduct research, identify prospects, collaborate on the formation of institutional funding strategy, and develop profiles on foundation, corporation, and government funding sources. They also prepare reports for submission to funders as necessary to fulfill stated requirements in grant agreements. The Grants Manager is a full-time salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours as part of department responsibilities are sometimes required.

To Apply: 
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample relevant to fundraising work to Mary Kay Koehler, Director of Institutional Giving, at MaryKay.Koehler@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified. No phone calls, please.

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Scenic Carpenter (IATSE Local 5)

Responsible for fabricating, installing, and striking all elements of theatrical scenery.

This is a full-time, seasonal position. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite to application. Benefits include health insurance (through the union) and paid vacation.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Josh Escajeda, Director of Production at Josh.Escajeda@cincyplay.com. and cc: Amy Stier, Human Resources at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com.. If you would like to submit a digital portfolio, please attach it in .pdf form or provide a link to an online source in the body of the email. Hard copies of portfolios will not be accepted at this time. Review of materials will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

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Artistic Engagement Stage Manager

The Artistic Engagement Stage Manager, in collaboration with the Production Stage Manager and Artistic Engagement Associate, oversees all stage management activities for the events and productions under the Playhouse’s Off the Grid program and for its three-show season of educational touring productions. This is a seasonal, non-equity position.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references to Andrea Shell, Production Stage Manager, at Andrea.Shell@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis after mid-July and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified. No phone calls, please.

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Artistic Engagement Associate

The Artistic Engagement Associate is responsible for managing designated artistic and community engagement programs, creating, and facilitating post-show discussions, partner coordination and associate producer responsibilities for Artistic Engagement programs. This position works closely with the Director of Artistic Engagement and cross-departmental Community Engagement team to develop season audience and civic engagement programming.

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and references to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Audience Engagement, at Daunielle.Rasmussen@cincyplay.com and cc Amy Stier at Amy.Stier@cincyplay.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified.

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Patron Services Associates – Part-time

We are searching for several Patron Services Associates to be provide excellent customer service for all aspects of ticketing operations and sales, both in-person and via the phone using the Tessitura arts enterprise system. The position works primarily in the Box Office but will also have required duties in the parking garage (outside), in other public spaces within the facility and at occasional outreach efforts outside the Playhouse.

These are part-time, non-exempt, seasonal positions. There is no guaranteed minimum number of hours per week and flexibility is necessary. Number of hours per week vary based on performance schedule and can range from zero hours when there are no performances up to 20 hours.

To download the full position listing, click here

To Apply:
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Don Wong, Ticketing Services Manager at don.wong@cincyplay.com Positions will remain posted until filled.

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Auditions

 

 

Annual Equity Principal Auditions

Annual Equity Principal Audition submissions are closed for the 2022-23 Season.

Annual Local Non-Equity General Auditions

Non-Equity General Audition submissions are closed 2022-2023 Season.

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship Program

The Bruce E. Coyle Acting and Education Internship program is designed for emerging artists to build a sustainable career as working actors, community artists and teaching artists. The industry landscape is changing, and we believe it’s imperative that actors have a diverse portfolio of work that sets them up for professional longevity. Through this program, interns develop acting skills as well as teaching artistry and community engagement skills while being immersed in a practical experience environment. This intensive program simulates the multi-tasking that’s required of today’s working artists as they balance performance, teaching and supplemental work simultaneously.

Internship submissions are closed for the 2022-23 Season.

Annual Youth General Auditions

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park will not be holding their Youth General auditions for our annual production of A Christmas Carol as it is on hiatus in the 2022-2023 season. Please check back next fall for updated information.

 

For information on our script submission policy, visit this page.

 
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Internships

The Bruce E. Coyle Stage Management Internship Program

In order to further the development of the next generation of American stage managers, the Tony Award-winning Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park supports one of the nation's most respected internship programs. The program is named in honor of Bruce E. Coyle, a production stage manager and essential member of the Playhouse family for more than 20 years.

The Playhouse accepts applications between January and March each year for stage management interns in the upcoming season, which generally begin in the fall. Contracts are for the entire production season but vary from the end of July through early June. Interns work with AEA stage managers to prepare for and run rehearsals and performances. A weekly salary, but no housing, is provided. EMC points are available for some assignments. Candidates must have good knowledge of stage management techniques and rehearsal/performance processes and have a positive work attitude. A degree in stage management is preferable. To apply, send a cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation or references (with email addresses) to andrea.shell@cincyplay.com or send by mail to:

Andrea L. Shell, Production Stage Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

 

Gina Milo and Nick Cearley in Little Shop of Horrors. Teagan Farmer and Stephen Tait in A Christmas Carol, presented by First Financial Bank. Byron St. Cyr and Shayna Nicole Small in Buddy Holly: The Buddy Holly Story. Damien Boykin at an Off the Grid Event. Eduardo Enrikez and Esperanza América in Destiny of Desire. The cast of In the Heights. Photos by Mikki Schaffner.