Cleveland Play House

Cleveland Play House, founded in 1915 and recipient of the 2015 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is America's first professional regional theatre. Throughout its rich history, CPH has remained dedicated to its mission to inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences in Northeast Ohio by producing plays and theatre education programs of the highest professional standards. CPH has produced more than 100 world and/or American premieres, and over its long history more than 12 million people have attended over 1,600 productions. Today, Cleveland Play House celebrates the beginning of its second century of service while performing in three state-of-the art venues at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland.

Mission:
To inspire, stimulate and entertain diverse audiences across Northeast Ohio by producing plays and theatre education programs of the highest professional standards.

Vision:
To be a premier American regional theatre that is welcoming, diverse, distinctive, bold, thrilling and essential to our community.

Director/CEO: Artistic Director: Laura Kepley
Address: 1901 East 13th Street
City, State Zip: Cleveland, OH 44114

Organization Contact Info:

Contact Person: Nadia Diamond
Phone: 216-414-7111
Website URL: www.clevelandplayhouse.com/

Program Listing

Cleveland Play House

06/25/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

This class for the younger performer starting out. Participants will gain an appreciation for the world of theatre and gain invaluable training in characterization, focus, and ensemble-building all in a safe, fun-filled atmosphere. The young actors will showcase their new acting skills for...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama   Ages: 8 - 12,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/25/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

Molly Idle is a wildly popular children's author and illustrator; her works include Camp Rex, Flora and The Flamingo and Circus Fantastico! Molly's words and vivid illustrations provide the perfect inspiration for young performers to create their own short plays based on her books that will be...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama, Literature, Visual Arts   Ages: 4 - 7,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/18/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

Children’s author and cartoonist Mo Willems has written a number of wildly popular children’s books including Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale. In this one week camp, children will be able to let their imaginations soar as they create a theatre piece...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama, Literature   Ages: 4 - 7,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/18/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

For the experienced musical performer, this session give teens an opportunity to delve more deeply into the musical theatre song book, perform solos, and learn choreography of full-scale dance numbers. This fun and collaborative experience will culminate in a presentation of the students’ work...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Dance, Drama, Music   Ages: 13 - 18,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/18/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

Improvisation is a tremendous skill to have as a performer of any age! It builds self-assurance, team-building, and improves listening and observation skills - plus it’s a whole lot of fun! Participants will be able to demonstrate their improv skills in a final presentation for friends and...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama   Ages: 8 - 12,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/11/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

Film and television opportunities are on the rise in Northeast Ohio! Teen-Scene participants gain valuable experience working on-camera in a variety of exercises, including scenes from film and television, as well as commercials. A demo reel of the student’s work will be created to be shared...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama   Ages: 13 - 18,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/11/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

Maurice Sendak is one of the world’s most beloved children’s authors. In this unique and engaging class, young performers will read his classic stories and create performance pieces based on Sendak’s classic works including Where the Wild Things Are, Outside Over There and Higglety Pigglety Pop...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama, Literature   Ages: 4 - 7,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/11/18 01:00 pm
Monday through Friday

Young performers with mobility challenges and their non-disabled peers will work together to devise a creative movement performance that tells a story of how we move through the world. Friends and family will be invited to experience their final creation!

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama   Ages: 12 - 18,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/04/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

Shakespeare wrote a lot of wonderful roles for teens, Romeo and Juliet for starters! In this fun Shakespeare intensive, teen actors will explore the world of the Bard, his plays, with a special focus on text, as well as his great characters. The Teen Shakespeareans will perform their favorite...

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama, Literature   Ages: 13 - 18,   Central

Cleveland Play House

06/04/18 09:00 am
Monday through Friday

In this delightful introduction to acting and storytelling, young performers
will focus on the works of the incomparable Dr. Seuss: Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, The Lorax and more! Parents and friends will be invited to a special performance at the end of the session!

Location: Cleveland Play House Administrative Offices & Education Center
Drama, Literature, Visual Arts   Ages: 4 - 7,   Central