Cleveland Public Theatre Hiring Multiple Positions

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is now hiring for multiple positions — click the links below for complete job descriptions. CPT will be accepting applications for these positions until the roles are filled.

For a complete list of job openings please visit this link.


Technical Director

  • This is a senior staff role participating in leading the theatre and supporting the EAD in strategy and decision-making.  The TD manages and implements all technical aspects of productions, except costumes, for CPT’s season, consisting of 6-12 full productions, 2-4 new work development series, 2 multi-site special events, and other artistic projects.
  • Start Date Goal: between 1/1/22 and 2/15/22
  • Salary Range$46k to $54k, commensurate with experience
  • Benefitsbenefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability, vacation pay, and paid sick time/personal days. 
  • Reports toExecutive Artistic Director (EAD)
  • To apply: Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. To apply for the position, send an email to Raymond Bobgan, Executive Artistic Director, at [email protected]. Subject line should read: [LAST NAME], Technical Director. The email should include two attachments: a resume, and a two-page cover letter describing your history, passion, why you are interested in this position, and what you have to offer. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials after original application.
    No phone calls, please. 

Associate Artistic Director

  • The Associate Artistic Director (AAD) oversees and facilitates the day-to-day artistic operations of the theatre while supporting the Executive Artistic Director (EAD) in creating a groundbreaking season that seeks to raise consciousness and nurture compassion. The AAD establishes and maintains excellent communications with artists and within the theatre to manage flow of information, allotment of resources, and management of the season. The AAD also serves as a public face of CPT both locally and nationally. The AAD is a key member of the senior management team and works closely with the EAD, General Manager, Education Director, Director Organizational Advancement, Director of Audience Engagement and Media Relations, and the Technical Director.
  • Start Date Goal:  between 12/1/21 and 1/15/22
  • Salary Range: Starting pay for this position will be $45,000-53,000 and will be commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability, vacation pay, and paid sick time/personal days.
  • Reports to: Executive Artistic Director (EAD)
  • To apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter (equivalent of 2-3 pages) and resume to Executive Artistic Director Raymond Bobgan at [email protected]. Please, make your subject line read: [LAST NAME], Associate Artistic Director. Candidates may be asked to provide additional materials after original application.

CPT is a nationally recognized center for contemporary performance. Its mission is to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through groundbreaking theatre and life-changing education programs. CPT implements this mission through its annual theatrical season, featuring between 6-12 adventurous professional productions and a robust series of new play development programs that support writers and devisers at multiple points in the creative process. CPT’s acclaimed education programs engage communities in devising new works that speak to contemporary issues and empower participants to work for positive change in our community. CPT is home to community ensembles Teatro Público de Cleveland and Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi, and CPT annually presents Station Hope, a large-scale community arts festival. CPT’s annual budget is around $2.5 million a year. CPT has 22 full-time staff members.