The 2019 event had more than 30 organizations and 200 participants with numerous individuals receiving job and internship offers from the connections made at this event. Our goal is to gather established leaders in our industry to provide an event for entry-level candidates to network for opportunities including technical and administrative to stage management, film, and television.
Participation is free, but an application is required. Applications are now closed for this event.
To learn more about the 2021 event, fill out this form. Information will be made available later this fall.
Organizations will continue to be added until February, 2020. If your organization has interest in participating, please email [email protected]
Disney Theatrical Productions
The Agora is a live music venue located in Cleveland.
Beck Center for the Arts
Beck Center for the Arts is a non-profit, performing arts and arts education organization dedicated to inspiring and enriching the quality of life for Northeastern Ohioans. We combine professional theatrical productions with comprehensive curriculum-based arts education in Creative Arts Therapies, dance, music, theater, and visual arts, serving over 60,000 annually in Cuyahoga, Lorain, Lake, Medina, and Summit Counties. Crain's Cleveland Business named Beck Center the 11th Largest Cultural Attraction in Cuyahoga County.
Cain Park/The City of Cleveland Heights
Cain Park is a summer performing art park owned and operated by the City of Cleveland Heights, and includes:
-An outdoor, intimate, covered theater similar to a mid-sized off-Broadway space (Alma Theater)
-An outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater)
-An air-conditioned art gallery (Feinberg Art Gallery)
-Outstanding programming that includes professional theatrical productions, a nationally recognized Arts Festival, cabaret series, professional dance companies, children's programming, and concerts featuring national, regional, and local performers
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Cleveland Play House
Cleveland Play House is the nation’s longest running regional theatre and Northeast Ohio's only Tony Award-winning theatre company. CPH produces a 7-play season; New Ground Theatre Festival of new plays; 2 MFA shows; & 10 education programs. Cleveland Play House is a Resident Company at Playhouse Square.
Cleveland Public Theatre
Dobama Theatre's mission is to premiere the best contemporary plays by established and emerging playwrights in professional productions of the highest quality. Through education and outreach programming, Dobama Theatre nurtures the development of theatre artists and builds new audiences for the arts while provoking an examination of our contemporary world.
Great Lakes Theater
Great Lakes Theater, northeast Ohio’s professional classic theater since 1962, is one of the nation’s pre-eminent regional theater companies. Great Lakes Theater is a Resident Company at Playhouse Square and reaches over 75,000 adults and students each season.
As the world’s leading live entertainment company, we are privileged to work with artists to bring their creativity to life on stages around the world. Whether it’s two hours at a packed club, or an entire weekend of sets at a festival, a live show does more than entertain. It can uplift, inspire and create a memory that lasts a lifetime.
Bringing 30,000 shows and 100+ festivals to life and selling 500 million tickets per year is a massive undertaking, made possible by our 44,000 employees worldwide. We are now accepting applications for our marketing internship for Summer 2020.
The Musical Theater Project
Palmer Event Solutions
As the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York, the not-for-profit performing arts center utilizes the arts to engage individuals and attract more than one million guests per year to its 1,000+ annual events.
Colortone Staging & Rentals
Colortone Staging & Rentals (CSR) is an award-winning, nationally recognized event technology company. CSR offers a wide and varied inventory of audiovisual equipment and a skilled and experienced technical team that can assist with any need in any location.
Eighth Day Sound
Eighth Day Sound is a company designed for customer experience. From the warehouse and front office, to our touring and install staff, every member of our organization knows that they make a difference. Eighth Day Sounds works on festivals, live events, entertainment touring, theaters, sports venues and more. Cutting edge systems, personable crews, integrity and our passion for excellence all drive us to deliver beyond your expectations.
NPI Audio Visual Solutions
NPi Audio Visual Solutions is Cleveland's premiere audio visual, staging, lighting and production company. We are a behind-the-scenes, behind the camera operation. NPI travels all over the country with a wide variance of hours.
Vincent Lighting Systems
Vincent Lighting Systems is a regional leader in the central US for entertainment and architectural lighting and rigging services. Our company specializes in both rental/production as well as systems integration and product sales.
Cleveland Camera Company
Entercom - 92.3 TheFan, 98.5, Q104, Star102
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events.
As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio.
The Greater Cleveland Film Commission
The Greater Cleveland Film Commission's mission is to help bring film and television projects to Cleveland and help provide jobs for local residents on those projects.
Good Deed Entertainment
Ideastream is a trusted and dynamic multimedia source for illuminating the world around us.
Jumpstart Video Productions
Purple Films is a Cleveland based film studio / authentic brand documentaries production company.
WEWS News 5
IATSE Stagehands Local 27
Theatrical Wardrobe Union, Local 883
Our union, proudly part of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), provides back stage costume assistance for touring Broadway shows, concerts and plays.
How do I participate?
Applications are required for participation. Deadline to submit was February 10, 2020. Application acceptance is now closed.
When will the application period open & close?
Applications closed February 10, 2020.
Why is there a pre-screening process for applicants?
To ensure applicants meet the qualifications for the internships & career opportunities available, all applications will be reviewed. Space is also limited for this event. All applicants will be notified via email if accepted to participate or not.
Where will the career fair take place?
The Staging Success Career Fair will take place at Playhouse Square. Specific location will be shared with accepted applicants.
When will I find out if I am accepted to participate?
All applicants will be notified via email if they have or have not been accepted to participate by the end of February, 2020.
What time of day will the career fair take place?
There will be two sessions on March 18, 2020 - morning (9:00 am - 12:30 pm) and afternoon (1:30 pm - 5 pm). Selected applicants should plan to be present for their entire assigned time period.
What is the format of the career fair?
The format of the event is TBD.
Will there be jobs/internships openings from each organization at this event?
No. Companies participating will be highlighting jobs/internships that their organization normally hires for and is meant to be an informative opportunity to expose you to the possibilities that might be available at some point with different organizations.
It is not guaranteed that an organization at this event will be hiring for an opening during this event. However, if someone is hiring during the time of the event, they will highlight it at their table.
If I have a question that needs answered immediately, who may I contact?
Please email Megan Anderson at [email protected] with any questions.