Our theatres remain CLOSED to the public . All ticketed and free events are accessible via links provided.

Careers & Auditions

Join our team.

Interested in joining the Karamu House team? We need creative thinkers who are dedicated to excellence. We are collaborative, innovative, and inclusive, and we are always looking for great people. You’re welcome to submit your resume for consideration at any time.

The following opportunities are available:

  • Room in the House Arts Residency
  • Teaching Artist

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package paid time off, and the opportunity to work with our nation’s oldest producing African American theatre and one of Cleveland’s top treasures. Karamu House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Audition for Karamu.

No auditions are currently scheduled at this time. Click here to sign-up for our newsletter to receive notices when auditions are scheduled.

We are always auditioning stage managers to potentially join any number of our productions. Submit updated resumes (and union status) with cover letter via email to casting@karamuhouse.org.

Please note: Phone calls are not accepted.


Intern with Karamu.

In partnership with Summer on the Cuyahoga, Karamu offers internships to support its work for qualifying college students during the summer months. Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) is all about exposing the best young talent to the abundance of professional opportunities in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, home to the Cuyahoga River. It’s a unique summer internship program open to students from our eight partner schools: Case Western Reserve, Colgate, Cornell, Denison, Oberlin, Ohio Wesleyan, Smith, and University of Chicago. The program, in total, brings together 50-70 students for an intensive summer immersion program designed to help interns explore the professional, civic & social offerings of the Cleveland area. SOTC offers students challenging internships, community introductions, alumni connections & group housing for the summer.