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Explore full- and part-time creative opportunities with Greater Cincinnati’s leading contemporary theatre producer.

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Ensemble Theatre believes diverse ideas, backgrounds, cultures, and traditions not only enrich the quality of our programs, but also strengthen our organization and mission overall. We are committed to recruiting an inclusive community of artists and administrators that reflects our world and to fostering diversity, equity, inclusion and access in all aspects of our work.

Ensemble Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages inquiries about these opportunities from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Ensemble Theatre operates under a LORT (League of Resident Theatres) LOA contract with Actors’ Equity Association with an annual budget of approximately $3M.


No phone calls, please. Applications are only accepted for positions listed.

A white woman sits on a small bench while a white man stands in front of her, both angled to the right. One light shines on an otherwise dark stage.

Full- and part-time openings

Lighting and Sound Supervisor

The Lighting and Sound Supervisor is responsible for the leadership and administration of the lighting, audio, and video departments and associated personnel. They will evaluate, budget, and prepare the lighting, audio, and video designs for all Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati productions and events. The Lighting and Sound Supervisor is part of a collaborative team that includes directors, designers, technicians, stage managers, and the other production-area heads. The primary role of the Lighting and Sound Supervisor at the Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is to serve as a liaison between the various department designers, the artistic staff, the crew members, and all other production areas.

This is a full-time, exempt position with a starting annual salary range of $45,000–$48,000. The Lighting and Sound Supervisor is eligible for benefits (medical, vision, dental and life insurance) as well as paid time off (vacation and personal days) and paid holidays.

To Apply
Send a cover letter, résumé, and references to Brian c. Mehring at bmehring@ensemblecincinnati.org with “Lighting and Sound Supervisor [Last Name]– Attention: Mehring” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and the position will be filled as soon as the successful candidate is identified.

Read the full job description and instructions on how to apply.


Professional Acting Apprentice Program

Ensemble Theatre’s Professional Acting Apprentice Program is a concentrated 11-month program (August-July) that serves as a springboard for early-career actors as they begin their professional path.

Application dates for the 2023–2024 Season will be announced this fall, please check back later.

Learn more about the program and how to apply here.

Apprenticeships are offered in other Technical Theatre areas depending on the theatre’s needs. If you are interested in more information, please email our Director of Apprentice Programming.



Internships are offered on a semester and/or seasonal basis in the following areas: Arts Administration, Marketing and Communications, Development, and Education. Internships are generally only for college credit or paid for via stipend. Compensation will be noted in internship job listing.

There are currently no internship openings, please check back later.


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Photo credits | Masthead, Regina Pugh in The Other Place (Ryan Kurtz); Email list, Jen Joplin & Brian Isaac Phillips in Outside Mullingar (Ryan Kurtz); Acting Apprentice Program, Molly Israel & Kadeem Ali Harris in Love and Information (Mikki Schaffner); Volunteer, Cast of Ripcord (Ryan Kurtz).