Staging Success Career Fair

Calling college students and recent graduates! Meet with producers of national tours, production houses, lighting & sound companies, and more. ‘Staging Success’ is geared towards early career opportunities and internships in arts management, technical, film/video, stage & production management.

Please note that the application period to participate in the Staging Success Career fair is now closed. 

Please check back later for information on our 2020 event.

 


 

Participating Organizations


Touring Production Companies

Disney Theatrical Productions

Disney Theatrical Productions Limited, also known as Disney on Broadway, is the flagship stageplay and musical production company of the Disney Theatrical Group.
Opportunities: 
 - Internship (Arts Management)

MagicSpace Entertainment

Over the past 30 years, MagicSpace Entertainment has steadily developed into one of the top promoters of live entertainment in North America. Based in Park City, UT, the company is centrally located and has been able to produce and present major tours on and off Broadway from coast to coast, with a few international show credits. Currently, MagicSpace Entertainment promotes more than 250 events in 75 cities per year.
Opportunities:
 - Stage Management
 - Arts Management
 - Production Management
 

NETworks Presentations

NETworks Presentations LLC is an industry leader, producing and managing numerous domestic and international touring productions each year.  As a full-service production touring company, NETworks’ experienced and customer focused staff provides an array of professional services including tour producing, general management, and production management for touring Broadway musicals. 

Opportunities:
 - Technical (Carpenter, Electrical, Video, Props, Sound)
 - Wardrobe
 - Hair & Make-Up
 - Stage Management
 - Company Management

Troika Entertainment

Troika has been the innovator in touring musical theater productions for over two decades, producing shows throughout North America and the world. From working with directors and designers, to the casting of performers, to the nuts and bolts of building sets and costumes, to getting the audience in their seats on Opening Night, we oversee it all.
Opportunities:
 - Arts Management 
 - Technical (Carpenter, Electrical, Video, Props, Sound)
 

VStar Entertainment

VStar Entertainment Group is a leading entertainment company and producer of live experiences for audiences in the U.S. and internationally. VStar has presented more than 39,000 live performances across 40 countries and entertains nearly two million guests annually.
Opportunities:
-Technical (Carpenter, Electrical, Video, Sound)
-Wardrobe
-Arts Management

Work Light Productions

Work Light Productions is dedicated to creating and producing live entertainment. From touring productions of Tony Award winning musicals, to original concert and theatrical work, our critically acclaimed productions reach tens of thousands of theater lovers each year. We are honored to collaborate with world-class creative professionals whose artistry inspires each and every production.
Opportunities:
 - Stage Management
 - Technical (Carpenter, Electrical, Video, Props, Sound)
 - Company Management
 

Entertainment Organizations

Agora Theatre & Ballroom

The world-famous Agora is Cleveland's original home of Rock and Roll! Now partnered with AEG Presents, with our global network of venues, we deliver innovative experiences that give the world reason to cheer.
Opportunities: 
-Internship (Arts Management)
-Arts Management
-Technical (Production Assistant)

 

Beck Center for the Arts

Beck Center for the Arts is dedicated to creating an individual arts experience for all people by delivering an intimate professional theater experience and comprehensive arts education with a focus on community outreach and partnerships to enrich the NEO community.
Opportunities:
-Internship (Arts Management)
-Stage Management

Cain Park

Cain Park, Your Summer Arts Park, produces a variety of events during its summer season including a musical theater production, music acts, dance events, orchestras, pop music, art gallery shows, and the Arts Festival, a nationally recognized three-day juried art show.
Opportunities:
-Internship (Arts Management/Technical/Wardrobe)
-Arts Management
-Technical (Carpenter, Props, Audio, Electrical)
-Wardrobe
-Stage Manager

Cavaliers Holding LLC

Cavaliers Holding Company is an umbrella organization that encompasses the Cleveland Cavaliers, Quicken Loans Arena (The Q), and the Lake Erie Monsters.
Opportunities: 
-Arts Management

(Only available for the morning session)

 

CBS 19 & CW 43 Television - Cleveland

WOIO and WUAB Television strive to deliver compelling and relevant news, sports and entertainment programming to nearly four million people living across northeast Ohio.

Opportunities:
-Internship (Arts Management/Film/Video)
-Arts Management
-Film/Video

 

 

The Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra is acknowledged among the world’s very best orchestras. We inspire and enriches lives by creating extraordinary musical experiences at the highest level of artistic excellence.
Opportunities:
-Arts Management 

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.
Opportunities:
-Apprenticeship/Fellowship (Arts Management, Technical, Wardrobe)
-Technical (Various Seasonal)

Dobama Theatre

Dobama Theatre's mission is to premiere the best contemporary plays by established and emerging playwrights in professional productions of the highest quality.
Opportunities:
 - Internship (Arts Management/Technical)
 - Arts Management
 

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.
Opportunities:
-Internship (Arts Management)
-Wardrobe (Morning Session Only)
-Technical (Props)(Afternoon Session Only)

Live Nation

As a leader in live entertainment, Live Nation welcomes 71 million fans to events in 40 countries each year. This unparalleled platform is powered by artists, fans, partners, and employees around the world working to create unforgettable music memories.
Opportunities:
-Internship (Arts Management)
-Arts Management

Playhouse Square

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.
Opportunities: 
-Internship (Technical)
-Arts Management

Event Production Services

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.
Opportunities:
-Technical (Lighting, Video, Sound)

Hughie’s Event Production Services

An Audio, Video, Lighting, Staging production company that provides creative solutions for events & festivals, ground breaking events and grand openings, conferences, business meetings, concerts and any live event.
Opportunities:
-Technical (Lighting, Video, Sound)
-Internship (Technical/Arts Management)

Vincent Lighting

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.
Opportunities:
 - Technical (Lighting, Rigging, Production Specialist, Field Service Tech)
 - Arts Management
 - Internship (Technical/Arts Management)
 

Film/Video Production Services

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.
Opportunities:
-Internship (Arts Management)

NPI Audio Visual Solutions

NPI is a full-service Audio Video & Staging production company that creates content, designs event themes and stages all sorts of Corporate and Social Events. We pride ourselves on customer service.
Opportunities:
-Technical (Video)
-Internship (Arts Management)

Think Media Studios

Think Media Studios is Cleveland’s leading video and event production company. We specialize in video production, editing, motion graphics, 3D animation, sports videos, virtual reality, corporate videos, short-form documentaries and more. Our team of creative professionals uses the most up-to-date and emerging technologies to create memorable and dynamic digital media for our clients.
Opportunities:
-Internship (Video/Film)

Union Technical/Skilled Crafts

International Alliance of Stage Employees Local 27

IATSE Local 27 represent the women and men who work on the stages setting up, operating and tearing downs events at Playhouse Square and many other entertainment venues throughout the Northeast Ohio area.
Opportunities:
 - Apprenticeship (Technical)
 - Technical (Carpenter, Electrical, Video, Props, Sound)
 

Studio Mechanics, IATSE Local 209

I.A.T.S.E. Local 209 represents the Studio Mechanics in the State of Ohio who are licensed stylists working in the hair & make-up department of theater shows.
Opportunities:
-Hair & Make-Up
      Must be a licensed stylist

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.
Opportunities:
-Apprenticeship (Wardrobe)

 


Frequently Asked Questions


 

How do I participate?

The application period for the 2019 Staging Success Career Fair is now closed.

Space is limited. Application does not guarantee participation. All applicants will be pre-screened and notified if selected to participate - applications were due February 22.

Please check back later for information on our 2020 event.

When will the application period open & close?

Application will be open by mid-January, 2019 and will close by February 22, 2019.

The application period for the 2019 Staging Success Career Fair is now closed.

Please check back later for information on our 2020 event.

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.

The application period for the 2019 Staging Success Career Fair is now closed.

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 the first week of March, 2019.

What time of day will the career fair take place?

There will be two sessions on March 13, 2019 - morning (8:30 am - Noon) and afternoon (12:30 pm - 4 pm). Selected applicants should plan to be present for their entire assigned time period.

The application period for the 2019 Staging Success Career Fair is now closed - please note that you must have submitted an application and been selected to participate.

What is the format of the career fair?

Selected participants will partake in speed interviews with pre-assigned organizations based on career/internship interests expressed in their application.

 

What types of jobs/internships will there be interviews for?

Opportunities will vary, but some examples include Production Assistant, Project Manager, Marketing Assistant, Film Editing, Lighting, Audio, Stage Manager, Carpenter, Wardrobe, Wig/Makeup Artist, Props Supervisor, Company Manager, Front of House, etc. 

The application will share what specific opportunities are available at various companies. 

The application period for the 2019 Staging Success Career Fair is now closed.

If I have a question that needs answered immediately, who may I contact?

Please email Megan Anderson at [email protected] with any questions.