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We list all part-time, full-time, temporary, internship and apprentice experiences for individual artists, designers, performers, writers and all other creative professions. 

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Artistic Director



  • Create production seasons based on collective community interest, company history, and current artistic, financial, and educational imperatives.
  • Maintain productive, collaborative relationships with area venues.
  • Promote a level of artistic excellence and diversity that expands Cardinal’s audience and reach.
  • Work to utilize and develop the talents of local youth and adult artists.
  • Ensure each production is properly and fully staffed. This includes facilitating the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of all artistic personnel including directors, actors, performers, designers, stage managers, etc.
  • Ensure each production maintains a level of excellence and professionalism throughout the run of the production. This includes addressing issues that may arise during the run, be they technical, cast, crew or facility-related.
  • Ensure that proper contracts and licensing agreements are in place and that Cardinal policies and Theatre Industry Best Management practices are being followed.
  • Promote a creative culture that helps attract the best actors, designers, and creative artists from around the country.
  • Ensure that a consistent artistic vision is brought to all theatre endeavors.
  • Support marketing activities in those areas where the work involves artistic or creative decisions.
  • Oversee guest artists and Cardinal staff communications, and ensure they are working well together, communicating, and staying on budget.

Shaker Arts Council Seeks Instructors for Art Classes

The Shaker Arts Council invites local artist, artisans and art aficionados to submit proposals for art related classes that will be offered through the Shaker Heights Recreation Department. 

Part Time Sales Associate for Museum Store

Sales Associates are enthusiastic, reliable, engaging individuals who provide MOCA customers with an outstanding shopping experience and the highest level of service. Sales, merchandising, stock work, and participation in store events are all part of associate responsibilities.

Fine Arts Teacher / Drama Director

Saint Ignatius High School, a highly successful Jesuit college preparatory school for boys in Cleveland, Ohio, is seeking a full-time Fine Arts teacher who will also serve as Drama Director beginning with the 2017-2018 school year. This full-time appointment includes five instructional periods teaching Public Speaking and Theater Arts, one proctoring period and management of student drama productions.  This position is responsible to the Fine Arts Department Chair and to the Principal. 

Development Assistant

Beck Center for the Arts seeks a talented individual to join them in the role of Development Assistant. In this hands-on role, the Development Assistant provides support for a comprehensive development program designed to maximize contributed income to sustain the mission of the Beck Center for the Arts. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner, a self-starter, flexible and someone who works well as a part of a team as well as individually.

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing all promotional activities of Center for Arts-Inspired Learning (CAL), with the goal of raising awareness for CAL to impact the programmatic and fundraising activities. The efforts are to be coordinated with the annual and long-term organizational goals of the Board of Directors. S/he, as primary liaison and spokesperson for CAL to the media, is responsible for designing and implementing all efforts to introduce, publicize and establish relationships within the community with the goal expanding the mission of CAL. S/he reports directly to the executive director. Position is full time

ArtWorks Manager

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning operates a year-round arts-based youth development program called ArtWorks, with 200 teen participants annually. The ArtWorks Manager oversees the entire ArtWorks program and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the summer and after-school sessions, maintaining open communication and collaboration with Center for Arts-Inspired Learning staff, professional artists, teen apprentices, parents, schools, funders and supporting partners.

Database Administrator

Position Description:
Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Database Administrator is responsible for managing the membership database, membership correspondence, and the accuracy of reporting and information for the institutional advancement team at MOCA Cleveland. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, gift entry and acknowledgment, maintaining the museum’s constituent database, ensuring timely and accurate record keeping, and member benefit fulfillment.

Volunteer Contributor

The Applaud Squad is searching for an eager and awesome volunteer CONTRIBUTOR to join their exciting team!
The contributor should…
- Be interested in writing theatre and/or music reviews for the Cleveland area.
- Live in the Cleveland area with access to transportation.
- Be passionate about theatre, music and/or the entertainment industry.
- Be a creative, experienced writer who can work independently.
- Bring a positive attitude to the table and fresh, innovative ideas!
- Have an eye for detail. The little things mean the world to you!
- Be organized, a team player and an excellent communicator (both verbal and written).
- Be social media savvy! People interact with you on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Summer Positions at Porthouse Theatre

Porthouse Theatre is hiring for the summer of 2016 and has positions open in company management, stage management, costumes and wardrobe, scenic construction and art, electrics and lighting, sound, box office, and facilities and concessions.

Assistant Director

Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree or a Bachelor's degree in a related field as well as one to three years of experience in and/or directing large scale musical and non-musical productions. Proven experience working with children of all ages in a camp, school, or theatre setting is also required. Applicants will have working knowledge of financial management procedures, short and long term planning methods, and program development experience. 

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to  Please email Rachel Zake at

Technical Director for "Dorothy in Wonderland"

Rehearsals are from June 19th – July 20th with performances on July 21 and 22nd

Hours are from 10 – 1 every day during that period.

The production will be performed in the high school cafetorium with rehearsals and set building done in the Junior High School.

This is a paid position with salary commensurate with experience.

Please send resume to , or if you have any questions.

Grant Writer

Tell us:       

  • Your Name and Contact Info       
  • What grants and kind of grants you have done in the past.        
  • Expected compensation (negotiable)        
  • Your availability

Please submit your information and qualifications to: 

Art Instructor


  • High school diploma required; Associate’s degree in education/arts preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience working with youth ages 6-18 in education, recreation and/or social services setting preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • CPR and first aid certificates required within 6 months of employment
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

Piano, Orchestral Instrument, and Voice Teachers

Thrive Arts is seeking part-time music teachers for beginning through advanced students. If you have a song in your heart, love watching a child's eyes light up through music, enjoy working collaboratively, and are open to a flexible learning environment for your students, Thrive Arts wants to meet you!

Dance Instructor

Thrive Arts is seeking part-time dance instructors for beginning through advanced students. If you have a song in your heart, love to dance, enjoy watching a child's eyes light up through dance and music, enjoy working collaboratively, and are open to a flexible learning environment for your students, Thrive Arts wants to meet you!

Visitor Engagement Associate

The first face of MOCA Cleveland, the Visitor Engagement Associate enthusiastically welcomes and guides visitors on their experience of the Museum. The Visitor Engagement Associate ensures a consistent, intentional, and memorable experience for all museum visitors, modeling superior customer service that goes beyond transaction, integrating inquiry-based engagement into their interactions, and providing guidance and concierge services as necessary. Led by the Visitor Engagement Manager, this role/person maintains the appearance of the Mandel Welcome Center, Kohl Atrium, and Cleveland Foundation Lobby as directed. This position also provides support for the Museum’s tour program, helping schedule and coordinate confirmed tours.

Director of Accounting

Beck Center for the Arts seeks an experienced and talented individual to join the organization as Director of Accounting. The Director of Accounting provides leadership and management oversight to plan, supervise, and coordinate accounting, payroll and employee benefits at Beck Center, ensuring that high quality standards of accounting office functions are maintained, particularly the integrity and accuracy of the GL and Cash Accounts.


The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first, professional, physically integrated dance company, is currently seeking to hire qualified male and female dancers for the 2017/18 season. There is an immediate opening for a wheelchair dancer. Dancing Wheels is a national touring company that works with highly acclaimed choreographers each year. Most recent works include full-length pieces from Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre, Nai-Ni Chen, Christopher Fleming, Michael Uthoff, Peter Kalivis, and David Rousseve. 

Part-Time Coordinator

The purpose of this job is to act as the Coordinator of Power of the Arts under the direction of the Board of Directors. The mission of the organization is to create and sustain a collaborative structure for the arts and culture community to participate effectively in our region’s revitalization and economic development and to positively impact our citizens’ quality of life.