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Organizational Overview:

TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs:

Vision: To awaken a lifelong love of theatre in children and the young at heart.

Core Beliefs:

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wide-ranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds, religions, gender identities, races, ethnicities, abilities, and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.


2022 STAR Auditions

Children ages 9-18 (going into their senior year of High School) can now register to audition for the renowned STAR Intensive NKU and STAR Red Bank Intensives with The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati. Auditions will be held virtually from Friday, January 14- Sunday, February 13, 2022.

Virtual auditions are mandatory for all auditionees. Please follow the link to send in your virtual audition form and video.

Please do not come to TCT’s Red Bank facility. All auditions are strictly online.

What to Prepare:

Upon online registration, you MUST upload a RECENT picture and CURRENT resumé. You will also be prompted to paste a link of your video submission. Please upload your virtual audition to YouTube or other online video publishing platform before submitting your audition form. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your virtual audition submission, please email Maddie Jones, STAR Intensive Director at Maddie.Jones@tctcincinnati.com.

STAR Programs are in-person experiences and being such will adhere to all TCT and State COVID-19 guidelines regarding gatherings, PPE, and cleaning standards.

ABOUT STAR INTENSIVE NKU:

Our STAR Intensive NKU program is a four-week training program for students, ages 9-18. Students are accepted by audition only and will work with leading professionals in the theatre business to help them become well-rounded performers in all areas of Musical Theatre. The intensive culminates in a Musical Theatre showcase featuring some of the most popular songs from the Broadway repertoire as well as a fully produced One-Act Play festival! STAR NKU Intensive participants will have the opportunity to be considered for additional high-level training in our Academy through our invitation-only classes.

When: July 5 – July 29, 2022, weekdays 10 AM to 4 PM at Northern Kentucky University with performances July 30 and July 31.

Tuition: $660

Security deposit of $160 due upon acceptance into the program. Payment plans and scholarships are available.

ABOUT STAR CAMP RED BANK:

STAR Camp Red Bank is our program for gifted and talented students who are advanced in some areas of musical theatre and who have progressed beyond the basic levels of training. For three weeks in July, a select number of students will work with leading professionals in the theatre business to help them improve and become well-rounded performers in all areas of Musical Theatre. STAR Red Bank culminates in a Musical Theatre showcase featuring some of the most popular songs and scenes from the Broadway repertoire!

When: July 5 – 22, 2022, weekdays 10 AM to 4 PM with performances on July 22 at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s facility, 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

Tuition: $525

Security deposit of $125 due upon acceptance into the program. Payment plans and scholarships are available.

ABOUT STAR INTENSIVE NKU:

Our STAR Intensive NKU program is a four-week training program for students, ages 9-18. Students are accepted by audition only and will work with leading professionals in the theatre business to help them become well-rounded performers in all areas of Musical Theatre. The intensive culminates in a Musical Theatre showcase featuring some of the most popular songs from the Broadway repertoire as well as a fully produced One-Act Play festival! STAR NKU Intensive participants will have the opportunity to be considered for additional high-level training in our Academy through our invitation-only classes.

When: July 5 – July 29, 2022, weekdays 10 AM to 4 PM at Northern Kentucky University with performances July 30 and July 31.

Tuition: $660

Security deposit of $160 due upon acceptance into the program. Payment plans and scholarships are available.

ABOUT STAR CAMP RED BANK:

STAR Camp Red Bank is our program for gifted and talented students who are advanced in some areas of musical theatre and who have progressed beyond the basic levels of training. For three weeks in July, a select number of students will work with leading professionals in the theatre business to help them improve and become well-rounded performers in all areas of Musical Theatre. STAR Red Bank culminates in a Musical Theatre showcase featuring some of the most popular songs and scenes from the Broadway repertoire!

When: July 5 – 22, 2022, weekdays 10 AM to 4 PM with performances on July 22 at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s facility, 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH 45227

Tuition: $525

Security deposit of $125 due upon acceptance into the program. Payment plans and scholarships are available.


SCENIC CARPENTER (Year-Round / Full-Time)

Position Overview:

The ideal scenic carpenter is a skilled carpenter with knowledge of industry standard theatrical woodworking techniques. The scenic carpenter can read and interpret construction drawings and decide, with help from the Scene Shop Manager, how to safely utilize the correct tools and techniques to complete the task. The scenic carpenter is knowledgeable with basic stationary and portable power tools, as well as basic hand tools. 

The scenic carpenter is self-motivated, able to work independently to complete tasks assigned to them safely and quickly without constant and direct oversight. The scenic carpenter is able to work nights and weekends as needed to ensure the project is completed on time.

The scenic carpenter is able to work with other members of the company and other members of the community. The scenic carpenter is willing and eager to assist other departments to help fulfill the goals of the company.

Responsibilities:

Ideal Knowledge/Skills: 

Compensation/Benefits/Employment Details

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati believes the stories on our stages and the work we do behind the scenes must reflect the diverse communities we serve. We believe inclusive work cultures spark wide-ranging, exploratory conversations and learning. Therefore, we strongly welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds, identities, abilities, and ages to apply as we continue our commitment to diversity and build an inclusive environment at TCT.

TO APPLY: 

Qualified candidates should submit whatever they feel best reflects their qualifications. This can come in the form of a video, cover letter/resume, portfolio, and/or demo reels. (Files should be less than 3MB in total, links are welcome). No phone calls, please.

Please submit materials and any references by Wednesday, January 24, 2022 to submissions@tctcincinnati.com.

Subject Line: Scenic Carpenter 2022


BUS COORDINATORS (Part-Time)

2 people needed.

Four times a year Tuesday – Friday and following Monday 9am-2pm – October, December, February & April.

Downtown Cincinnati at/near The Taft Theatre

Person 1: Greets buses as they arrive for student drop off and assigns a number to each bus. Works with person collecting buses on Merhing Way and organizes for buses to return for student pick up.

Person 2: Takes first bus to Mehring Way and waits till all buses arrive. Directs buses back to The Taft Theatre for student pick up after performances.

Please submit materials by Wednesday, January 24, 2022 to submissions@tctcincinnati.com.

Subject Line: Bus Coordinator 2022


PRODUCTION MANAGER (Full-Time)

Position Overview:

The Production Manager is part of the leadership team at TCT and assists the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  The Production Manager coordinates all technical and production contracting elements of TCT productions, with the Artistic Director. The Production Manager directly supports and upholds the production integrity of Artistic Director’s vision for the organization and supports the Managing Director/CEO’s fiscal responsibility to the organization.  

The Production Manager of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati reports daily to the Artistic Director and reports financials to the Managing Director/CEO. The Production Manager supervises and schedules Union Crews, Contracted Designers, and a growing fulltime team which currently consists of The Technical Director, The Property Master, Resident Stage Manager, and the Resident Costume Designer.

Responsibilities: The Production Manager’s duties include but are not limited to:

TCT | MainStage 

Education and Outreach

Technical Theatre Coordination

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications:

Salary and Benefits:

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit via email with whatever they feel best reflects their qualifications. This can come in the form of a video, cover letter/resume, portfolio(s), and/or demo reels. (Files should be less than 3MB in total, links are welcome). No phone calls, please.