Full Season Stage Crew Job Description
Full-Time; Seasonal; Non-Exempt
August 15, 2022 through May 28th, 2023
Reports to Director of Production
Cleveland Play House (CPH) is seeking a Full Season Stage Crew to join the production team for the 2021-22 season. The Full Season Stage Crew will primarily work on CPH shows in various backstage roles depending on the needs of the show. This may include Stage Crew, Wardrobe, Sound, Lighting, Projections. When shows are not happening during the season the Full Season Stage Crew will work with CPH Production Departments to learn additional backstage skills.
Relevant experience: Previous Run Crew Experience; Wardrobe; Sound; Lighting; Projections; Carpentry; Paint; Props; Experience staying alert and focused during long periods of inactivity
Required skills: Good eyesight in low light situations; Capacity to solve problems and engage in creative thinking about challenges; Ability to brainstorm ideas in a group setting; Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
Desired skills: general knowledge of theatre practices; ability to work from ladders and personnel lifts; ability to easily lift and move up to 35 lbs.
Primarily evening/weekend Tuesday through Sunday depending on show schedule. During non-tech/performance weeks, the Full Season Stage Crew position will be assigned to other Production Departments to learn additional backstage work skills.
Interested applicants should upload a cover letter with a resume and submit that information through the CPH website. Please indicate in the cover letter how you heard about this position. For additional information on Cleveland Play House, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at www.clevelandplayhouse.com.
Cleveland Play House is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
CPH is on an active and ongoing journey to becoming an anti-racist organization, fostering and sustaining a culture that values community, social justice and equity. Please learn more about where we started on this journey in CPH’s April 2, 2021 statement: https://www.clevelandplayhouse.com/cph-statement
** CPH has a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for all employees**