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Thank you for your interest in joining our vision of producing outstanding regional theatre and providing outreach opportunities to our community. Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to recruiting and fostering a diverse community of staff. Applicants from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a fully professional AEA/LORT (LOA) union theatre.

Company Description: Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region's second largest professional Equity theatre, and is committed to producing a wide range of dramas, musicals, and comedies of the highest artistic calibre, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to economically disadvantaged children and audiences.

Mission: Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional theatre dedicated to producing world and regional premieres of works that often explore compelling social issues. We fulfill our mission through our stage productions and educational outreach programs that enlighten, enliven, enrich and inspire our audiences.


Current Job Openings


Marketing Content Intern

Position Summary: This internship will provide support to the marketing department of a thriving urban theatre with an annual budget of $2.5M and will work to promote the 2017-2018 Season (through June 29, 2018). Reports to Director of Marketing and Communications.

Generate digital and print content across multiple communications platforms
Assist in curating seasonal and show-specific displays with a focus on audience growth and retention
Assist in developing, maintaining, and executing editorial calendar and posting schedule for social media outlets
Serve as a valuable team member and creative associate of the Marketing department
Support Marketing Manager in conceptualizing and executing video content to supplement show marketing
Measure and evaluate effectiveness of marketing strategies and audience engagement initiatives
• Provide administrative support for the department
Represent Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at community events and festivals
Understand and communicate the vision of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, English, or related field preferred. Alternatively, may be currently enrolled in an accredited university and able to receive course credit. Candidates must have excellent writing skills and strong computer skills; proficiency with MAC computers and experience with Adobe Creative Suite/graphic design also preferred. Knowledge of, as well as, experience with social media for groups or organizations is helpful. This position requires outstanding organization and communication skills, including being comfortable dealing with the public. Other skills: attention to detail and accuracy, cooperative attitude and willingness to learn and assist others, able to use computer applications and telephone, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage time in order to meet important deadlines, ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision. Knowledge of local arts community and passion for the arts is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have his or her own transportation. This position is unpaid, but a stipend is provided. Interns also receive complimentary ETC event admission and performance tickets. Flexible scheduling of intern work hours available, typically 15-20 hours per week during normal business hours, with additional hours on occasion (including some evenings and weekends).

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a résumé, cover letter, short writing sample (one page), and references by September 1, 2017 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director of Apprentice Programming. Please reference Marketing Internship in the subject line



Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati hires actors under the LORT (League of Resident Theatres) contract with Actors' Equity Association, the union for professional actors and stage managers. The union determines the number of non-Equity actors in any production. Actors are hired on a show-by-show basis during the season, although we accept headshots and resumes all year for consideration. We encourage actors of all backgrounds to audition. Most of the casting for Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati productions is done locally, although some out-of-town actors are hired for almost every ETC production.

Dates TBA

With the holiday season upon us, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati hosts its 6th annual Meals 4 Monologues open audition. Actors from throughout the Midwest are invited, on behalf of the Casting Society of America (CSA), for an open general audition call to perform for D. Lynn Meyers, C.S.A. in exchange for AT LEAST THREE non-perishable food items to benefit Cincinnati's Freestore Foodbank.

The event, which is part of a nationwide Casting Society of America effort to support local food banks while auditioning local talent, will be held at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202) on dates TBA. This is a casting call to all Equity union and non-union actors for future theatre, film, TV, and/or commercial projects cast by D. Lynn Meyers, CSA.

Actors must bring:
  • A current HEADSHOT and RÉSUMÉ to the audition
  • AT LEAST 3 non-perishable food (pasta, canned goods, etc...) or toiletry items (soap, toothpaste, etc...)
  • A short, prepared monologue and song (must be performed a cappella) or two prepared monologues.

Time slots are 5 MINUTES maximum, first-come, first-serve basis,  and must be scheduled by EMAIL ONLY by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you would like to submit your headshot and résumé for our attention, please send them to:
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
Attn: Casting
1127 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202