Cleveland Public Theatre: Now Hiring STEP Technical Director / Lead Teacher

Cleveland Public Theatre is now hiring a STEP Technical Director / Lead Teacher

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) seeks extraordinary people willing to join its hard-working team with the ambitious goals of growing the organization and changing the community. CPT produces groundbreaking performances and life-changing education programs inside of their mission to raise consciousness and nurture compassion.

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STEP Technical Director / Lead Teacher

  • Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is hiring a Technical Director and Lead Teacher for our nationally recognized Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP). This is a seasonal full-time position.  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. 
  • Salary range: $650-720/week based on experience and range of skills
  • Dates: begins July 5, 2021 and no later than August 15, 2021
  • Hours: 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 cares passionately about reflecting our community and pursuing diversity at all levels of the organization. CPT has a demanding working environment with long, intense hours, but we have fun and love what we do. We value hard work, kindness, generosity, passion and grace-under-pressure. For applicants considering relocation to Cleveland, our city is an excellent community to live in with top-notch arts and culture, a vibrant theatre scene, beautiful public parks, a great lake, and very affordable housing.

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 eight to ten 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 resident community ensembles Teatro Público de Cleveland and Masrah Cleveland Al-Arabi, and CPT annually presents Station Hope, a large-scale community arts festival.