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Scenic Carpenter Sought at The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

TCTC_new logoThe 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 can work nights and weekends as needed to ensure the project is completed on time.

The scenic carpenter can 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:

  • Work in the Scene Shop fabricating scenery for each production under the direction of the Technical Director.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the safe operation of power tools, scenic carpentry and theatrical rigging.
  • Prep & load/unload trucks as needed.
  • Maintain an organized and clean work environment
  • Report to the Scene Shop Manager with any questions or issues throughout the build
  • Assist other departments when necessary
  • Provide company with support for special events or projects as needed

Ideal Knowledge/Skills: 

  • BA or equivalent in Theatre, or two years’ experience in scenic construction, or equivalent construction experience
  • Must be comfortable working at heights and able to lift/carry 50lbs
  • Proficiency with power tools, including, but not limited to: table saw, miter saw, jig saw, pneumatic staplers, hand routers, powered sanders
  • Knowledge/experience in MIG welding, scenic painting, tool maintenance and theatrical rigging a plus
  • Experience with automation, theatrical lighting and/or sound systems a plus
  • Able to read and interpret construction draftings
  • Self-motivated, positive, and passionate individual who loves the mission of TCT and can work with a team or independently with a safety-first mentality.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Valid driver’s license

Compensation/Benefits/Employment Details

  • Annual Salary Range: $35,000-40,000
  • Ideal Start date: November 7, 2022
  • Housing is not provided.
  • Health, vision, and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
  • 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
  • Generous PTO accrual based on years of service.
  • Generous paid holiday schedule.
  • Flexible schedule opportunities.

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 October 27, 2022 to submissions@tctcincinnati.com. Subject Line: Scenic Carpenter 2022

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER JR Runs Dec. 10-18

TCTC_Rudolph Jr logoRUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER JR
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Dec. 10-18
Taft Theatre [Downtown]

Because of his shiny nose, Rudolph doesn’t feel like he belongs in Christmastown and sets off to find a place that accepts him. Along his journey, he encounters fellow misfits, only to realize that home is where he has belonged the whole time. When a storm threatens to keep Santa’s sleigh from taking flight, it’s up to Rudolph to save Christmas! Ages 4 and up.

  • Sat, Dec. 10 at 2pm & 5pm
  • Sun, Dec. 11 at 2pm
  • Fri, Dec. 16 at 7pm
  • Sat, Dec. 17 at 11am & 2pm
  • Sun, Dec. 18 at 2pm

Official page | Facebook event |

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Patron Experience Specialist (FT) Sought by Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

TCTC_new logoPATRON EXPERIENCE SPECIALIST (FULL-TIME)

Organizational Overview:
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’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:

  • TCT MainStage at the Taft Theatre
  • TCT On Tour
  • TCT Academy

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

Core Beliefs:

  • We believe in the power of theatre to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.
  • We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
  • We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
  • We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
  • We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.

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 wideranging, 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.

Position Overview:
The Patron Experience Specialist will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.

Responsibilities:
The Patron Experience Specialist shall be responsible for:

  • Selling Single Ticket Orders.
  • Selling and processing Season Ticket Orders.
  • Answering phone/email.
  • Assisting patrons at the Box Office in our Red Bank Road location throughout the season including STAR performances and AcademyLive! and the Box Office window at the Taft Theatre during performance dates.

The Patron Experience Specialist’s duties include assisting in all aspects of the ticket office, including but not limited to:

  • Audit
    • Daily balancing of subscriber and individual ticket sales
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
    • Processing payments for subscribers and individual ticket accounts
  • Spektrix Ticketing System
    • Building events and merchandise
    • Selling tickets within the system
    • Pulling reports upon request
    • Troubleshooting if necessary
  • TCT Crown Club and Crib Club
    • Facilitating the packaging and mailing of membership items
  • TCT Digital Offerings
    • Serving as the point of contact for any inquiries or concerns for Pick-A-Path and/or Broadway On Demand
  • TCT MainStage School and Outreach Assistance
    • Collaborate with Operations Manager and Sales Manager to migrate and continually update MainStage school contacts in Pipedrive online software for current use when booking TCT On Tour and WorkShops.
    • In the 2023-24 season, facilitate and dispatch MainStage school contracts, as well as assist with contracts for schools and venues booking TCT On Tour and Workshops
    • Help capture new and lapsed school business with personal phone calls and emails, as well as personal interaction (when applicable)
    • Generate new leads for MainStage school bookings (not just lapsed schools)
  • Other
    • All other duties and responsibilities related to the function of the ticket office as assigned.

In fulfilling his/her duties, the Patron Experience Specialist will:

  • Report to and work closely with the Patron Experience Manager to fulfill the mission of TCT.
  • Be an advocate for TCT in the community.
  • Consistently and accurately articulate the philosophy and policies of TCT to the staff, patrons, and the general public.

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • College degree in an applicable field
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ticketing system experience – Spektrix a plus!
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Able to work irregular hours and weekends in addition to regular business hours

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Wage Range: $27,000 – $47,000
  • Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
  • 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
  • Generous PTO based on years of service.
  •  Generous paid holiday schedule.

Please submit your materials along with references by Friday, October 7, 2022 to:
applications@tctcincinnati.com – Use the subject Line: TCT Patron Experience Specialist 2022

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The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Monster Bash – Family-Friendly Halloween Party

TCT_Mosnter Bash logoMONSTER BASH Fundraiser Returns to
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Cincinnati – Join The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) for Monster Bash, a Halloween costume party for the whole family, October 22 from 4-9 p.m. at TCT’s headquarters at 4015 Red Bank Road. This year’s theme is “Chillin’ with Villains.”

Come dressed in your Halloween best and enjoy festive activities including pumpkin decorating, trick or treating, face painting, bubble dance party, balloon art, bouncy house, costume contests, a walk-through Villain Village interactive experience, games, and much more. There will also be character appearances from TCT’s production of DISNEY’S DESCENDANTS: THE MUSICAL.

Enjoy delicious food from LaRosa’s Pizza, and Graeter’s Ice Cream, plus cotton candy, chicken tenders, kid’s slushies, and adult beverages.

Costumes for children and adults are encouraged but may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon. Masks may be worn, if the mask does not cover the entire face and eyes are visible.

A party with a purpose, proceeds from The Monster Bash support TCT’s numerous arts education opportunities and initiatives for more than 170,000 children and young adults across Cincinnati. Through sponsorships and guest ticket sales, the committee for The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s Monster Bash will raise funds to further our mission of educating, entertaining and engaging audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.

Tickets are available now at https://thechildrenstheatre.com/monsterbash22/.

Tickets are available now – $60 for children, and $75 for adults. Family packages (2 adults, 2 children) are also available for $250. Me and My Mini packages (1 adult, 1 child) are $135. All adult tickets include wine and beer. Parking is free.

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Family Activity Sponsorship includes 2 adult tickets and 2 child tickets. Your company logo or family name will be listed on exclusive signage outside the space/room or activity/game being sponsored and on special design invitation for electronic share and promotion.

Trick or Treat Bag Sponsorship includes 2 adult tickets and 2 child tickets. This sponsorship includes the opportunity to place samples/promotional items in Trick or Treat Bags. Your company logo will be placed on 300 Trick or Treat Bags to be given to children at the event with commitment and artwork by September 20, 2022. Your company logo or family name will also be listed on special design invitation for electronic share and promotion.

The Monster Bash is generously supported by Experience Sponsors: UBS Financial & Libby Galvin Brock and Energy Systems Group.

The Monster Bash Committee is co-chaired by Libby Galvin Brock and Bethany Smith, with support from Megan Budzynski, Abby Dougherty, and Molly Garber.

For additional information on how your business or family can become a Monster Bash sponsor, please call Mary Wright at 513-569-8080 x14 or email mary.wright@tctcincinnati.com.

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Call for Asian-American Pacific Islander Voiceover Actors for TCT’s DISNEY’S MOANA JR.

TCTC_new logoCincinnati – The nation’s oldest professional theatre for youth, The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, is searching for American Samoa, Hawaiian, Filipino and other AAPI community members or talent to contribute their voices to DISNEY’S MOANA JR. running at the Taft Theatre April 15-24, 2023. This paid voiceover work will be low commitment and pre-recorded. Compensation will be a stipend. Older voices are encouraged to submit.

In TCT’s imaginative and puppet-centric version of DISNEY’S MOANA JR., some actors will be singing live on stage, and some will be operating puppets in blacklight. For the roles that will not be live on stage, voiceovers will be recorded.

Ideal and Minimum Qualifications:

  • Clear speaking voice
  • Ability to portray a character
  • Ideally come to TCT Red Bank to record lines and/or songs

To apply, please send the following to submissions@tctcincinnati.com with the subject line “Voice Submission” by Friday, September 23.

  • Name
  • Age
  • A headshot or photo of yourself
  • Any previous acting, voiceover, or theatrical experience
  • May share ethnicity and/or cultural background

Questions? Please reach out to TCT Associate Artistic Director, Maddie Jones, at maddie.jones@tctcincinnati.com.

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