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Cast Announced for HONK! the Musical at Beechmont Players Inc.

BPI_logoBeechmont Players, Inc is proud to announce the cast for their production of Honk! the Musical.


  • Ugly: PJ Karpew
  • Cat: Mark Waldfogle
  • Ida: Amellia Adkins
  • Drake: Jeff Carter
  • Bullfrog: Chuck Ingram
  • Greylag: Wayne Kirsch
  • Dot: Cheryl Eresman
  • Maureen/Queenie: Karen Hendershot
  • Grace/Lowbutt: Sophia Veshapidze
  • Penny/Snowy: Emma Dalton
  • Turkey/Barnacles: Bert Bathiany
  • Henrietta/Mother Swan: Amber Lutes
  • Maggie Pie/Pinkfoot: Kiya Fix
  • Ducklings: Hana Auttonberry, Adelaide Linser, Thomas Stricker & Trent Stricker
  • Ensemble: Catie Harris, Katie Waldfogle & Addison Lutes

Director: Liz Ingram

Producer: Maggie Ingram King
Music Director: Charlie Wilhelm
Choreographer: Karen Hendershot
Honk! will be performed February 14-16 & 21-22, 2020. Tickets are available at www.beechmontplayers.org or by calling 513-233-2468

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Content Specialist and Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager Sought by Educational Theatre Association


Educational Theatre Association, home of the International Thespian Society and Educational Theatre Foundation, seeks a passionate, versatile Content Specialist to support the development of shareable content for use on EdTA and ETF websites, in email, print and other communications, and on social media. In addition, the Content Specialist will support the development of print and digital marketing campaigns, and public relations efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop Educational Theatre Association and Educational Theatre Foundation content, creating stories about adult and student members, program participants, and award, scholarship, and grant winners for use on various print and online platforms including email and social media.
  • Edit content supplied by other departments to fit the association’s voice and style, and to optimize the message for each channel and target audience.
  • Write press releases for association events, programs, awards, and news following PR best practices.
  • Adapt and publish content for email communications and social media.
  • Write marketing copy for events, membership recruitment and retention, and EdTA programs that follows copywriting best practices and brand guidelines.
  • Develop copy for online landing pages and lead-generation forms that adheres to SEO best practices. Optimize copy for email and social publishing.
  • Write and edit SEO-friendly editorial content for EdTA websites, including dramatics.orgschooltheatre.org, and educationaltheatrefoundation.org to increase organic traffic.
  • Collaborate with Content team members on content planning and execution.

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing communications, public relations or related field
  • Minimum two years of professional experience
  • Portfolio of professional writing samples

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in marketing copywriting, editorial writing, and public relations writing
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency in AP style preferred
  • Basic graphic design and photo editing skills
  • Working knowledge of HTML
  • Proficient with web content management systems such as WordPress and SEO
  • Advanced understanding of social media platforms and management tools
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator are a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Adept at learning new software programs and tech tools
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Deadline driven with keen attention to detail and accuracy in all work
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently within one’s authority
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Content Specialist 2019-123) to:  HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/19.



The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager to build and manage marketing journeys through automation focused on member engagement and retention.  You will partner with Content team and across other departments to drive day-to-day execution of our email communication and engagement strategies.

Job Responsibilities:

Marketing Automation

  • Create and develop content-rich loyalty and nurturing programs using consumer insights data and marketing automation tools including Salesforce Marketing Cloud & Pardot.
  • Execute email marketing strategies to retain current members and convert non-member leads into new members.
  • Build email messages, templates and multi-step campaigns using marketing automation tools.
  • Evaluate email campaign data to optimize performance and results.
  • Build landing pages and forms for lead capture and progressive customer profiling.
  • Lead and assist Content team in the utilization of Salesforce and Pardot to maintain accuracy of the databases.
  • Analyze and report on email marketing efforts and performance metrics.
  • Manage schedules, resources and delivery dates to ensure projects meet deadlines.
  • Ensure compliance with branding guidelines and content across all channels, as well as applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure all email campaigns leverage current best practices.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or Technology.
  • 3 – 5 years of professional experience in managing customer journeys and campaigns through marketing automation tools such as Pardot and Salesforce CRM.
  • Experience working with a membership association or a non-profit organization is preferred.
  • Theatre or arts interest or background is a plus.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit/orientation.
  • Proven experience in using marketing automation tools and technologies to facilitate engagement and conversion.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Pardot or Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
  • Experience with an email service provider system.
  • Deadline driven with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with Content team members and coworkers in other departments
  • Ability to effectively plan, be flexible, and be resourceful in managing workflow to meet deadlines.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to take initiative, multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
  • Calm, patient, diplomatic, and confident demeanor in working with staff, management, and vendors
  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume by email (Subject line: Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager 2019-133 to:  HRManager@schooltheatre.org

First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/19.

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Production Position Available with Sir Pat-Trick

MISC_Sir Pat-trick promoI’m Sir Pat-Trick a professional magician and my new show Trick! is looking to hire on a free lance (non performing) production assistant/merchandise sells person.

I have a series of shows coming up in Cincinnati starting in December and into the future
(see http://www.tricktheshow.com for dates)

  • must be at least 18 years of age
  • have reliable transportation
  • a self starter
  • able to provide amazing customer service in a family friendly venue

Duties to include but not limit too :

  • help load in, set up, tear down of show and merchandise table
  • sell merchandise before show and after show
  • any other duties assigned

If interested Please email me at angeltrickllc@gmail.com to talk schedule and compensation. I guarantee a fun work environment ! 

Thanks !
Sir Pat-Trick

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Payroll & Benefits Specialist Sought by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

PIP_logoCincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Job Title: Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Position Overview
The Payroll & Benefits Specialist administers the activities relating to the payroll and benefits processing including implementing and monitoring (e.g., performing internal audit and control procedures to ensure that all wages and taxes are accurate). This position reports to the Human Resources Manager. The Payroll & Benefits Specialist is a full-time, full-year, exempt salaried position.

Position Responsibilities

  • Process multi-dimensional weekly payroll (hourly, salary, union), including administering regulatory requirements, e.g., garnishments, tax levies, support orders, union deductions, and other adjustments to pay as necessary.
  • Implement and maintain payroll best practices to improve efficiency and consult with Human Resources Manager to improve payroll and benefits processes.
  • Assists employees and managers with timekeeping questions and issues.
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, ACA etc.)
  • Produces scheduled and ad-hoc reports.
  • Prepare weekly posting batches and integrate date into the General Ledger.
  • Administer all employee benefit programs including enrollments and terminations.
  • Assists with annual open enrollment, including preparation (or revision) and distribution of materials, scheduling meetings to communicate changes to employees, and overseeing changes within deadlines..
  • Fulfills all governmental regulatory mandates and ensures filings are performed as required.
  • Plans, conducts and reports results of audits to ensure all enrollments are accurate and that dependent information is correct for each employee. Works closely with Finance for quarterly and year end audits (payroll, Workers Comp, 401(k), etc.).
  • Addresses benefit inquiries to ensure timely and accurate resolutions. Maintains contact with employees to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees.
  • Processes monthly billings from carriers. Reviews billings for accuracy and approves for payment in a timely manner. Resolves discrepancies with carriers and payroll.
  • Administers online COBRA and FSA enrollments/changes.
  • Responds to and manages unemployment claims.
  • Manages payment of workers compensation cases in the 15K Program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 3-5 years, preferably at least 5+ years of experience administering payroll and benefits processes required. Work experience should include knowledge of basic accounting and human resources practices, payroll practices, benefits administration, and compliance. Bachelors Degree and CPP preferred.
  • Must have strong knowledge of payroll and benefits software applications. Paycor experience is preferred.
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations..
  • Strong understanding of Human Resources processes and terminology, payroll and benefit processes and procedures, including eligibility and enrollment rules and benefit procedures.
  • Demonstrate exceptional analytical skills and ability to create useful and actionable reports from data.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Possess strong organization skills and ability to complete multiple tasks and high volume of work on deadline.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to edit and proofread..
  • Possess a creative outlook with a problem-solving attitude.
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and accurately to requests for data or information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements and exercise good judgment.
  • Communicate using English language.
  • Experience working in the not-for-profit sector and an appreciation for the performing arts and theater in particular is preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop or kneel.
  • The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.
  • This position is partially sedentary, and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply:
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:
Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202
No phone calls, please.
Deadline to apply: October 20, 2019

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Education Associate Sought by Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

PIP_logoCincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Job Title: Education Associate

Position Overview
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is seeking a full-time Education Associate. The Education Associate is responsible for the administration, management and teaching of assigned education and community engagement programs for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.

  • Manage the administration of assigned programs
  • Conduct outreach, booking, registration and scheduling for programs
  • Responsible for meeting income and service goals for programs
  • Manage the implementation of program budget and expenses
  • Teach classes, camps, residencies, and workshops
  • Develop curriculum and teacher guides
  • Orient and train staff, interns and teaching artists on curriculum, classroom management and partner communication methods

This position reports to the Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement. It is a full-time, exempt position with benefits which will require some work at night and on weekends for classes and community events. Start times will vary based on scheduled classes and workshops. The schedule is subject to change based on program needs.

Position Responsibilities:


  • Primary Programs to conduct and book:
    • Acting and Adult Enrichment Classes
    • Enrichment Workshops
    • Experiential Workshops
    • Corporate Workshops
    • College Programs
    • Other Projects/programs as assigned


  • Facilitate Meet the Artist, Perspectives and Student Matinee Post-Show Discussions
  • Teach acting, movement and improvisation for after school and Saturday classes and camps
  • Teach specialty subjects certified and qualified to teach
  • Teach drama Integration School Residencies and workshops
  • Teach week-long workshops around specific books/subjects
  • Teach enrichment day workshops
  • Teach adult and senior adult classes
  • Demonstrate comfort in teaching acting, movement and improvisation in both a creative drama and conservatory setting
  • Update and adapt core curriculum templates
  • Develop new workshops, classes and residency curriculum
  • Distribute curricula and train staff for each class/workshop
  • Sub for classes and workshops as needed


  • Represent the Playhouse at community events and festivals
  • Facilitate Perspectives Events as needed
  • Attend all CPIP required events
  • Attend all Staff and department staff meetings
  • Participate in Pre-show engagement and seating support for student matinees
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • B.A. in theater or education with a theater concentration or commensurate experience
  • Confident teaching Acting and Improvisation to a wide range of ages
  • Three years teaching experience, experience teaching drama in schools is preferred
  • Experience booking programs and meeting income and service goals
  • Administrative experience, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Proficiency with project and event management
  • Demonstrated ability to design curriculum
  • Experience facilitating post-show and community conversations, a plus
  • Energetic, flexible and adaptable; able to multi-task and work independently in an environment with competing deadlines
  • Ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member in a fast-paced environment
  • A strong ethical character and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretionPhysical Demands:
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • This position is partially sedentary.
  • The employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply:
Submit your cover letter, resume with three references and a sample lesson plan to:
Daunielle Rasmussen
Director of Education and Community Engagement Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH 45202
No phone calls, please.

Deadline for applications: October 18, 2019

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