2017-2018 Guest Artists

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is a special place. Each season for the last 89 years the Civic and its professional artistic staff has been partnering with local professional artists and volunteers to produce a diverse spectrum of high quality theatre.

If you have a passion for the arts, the artistic skills to produce excellence, enjoy mentoring volunteers in a collaborative, team focused environment - then the Civic would like to get to know you.

We are now accepting applications for Directors, Music Directors, Choreographers and Piano Accompanists for the 2017/2018 season. Applications should include a cover letter that describes your show specific interest, along with a resume.

Our 2017-2018 season will be comprised of: Young Frankenstein, Civic Shakespeare Festival - A Midsummer Night's Dream (CYT) and Macbeth, Radiation: A Month of Sun-Days, Sounds of the Sixties (SCRT), Disney's The Little Mermaid, Baskerville-A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Rock of Ages, Calendar Girls, Seussical Jr. (CYT), Red, No Way Out, Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods, The Good Doctor (SCRT), Billy Elliot, Harriet the Spy (CYT).

Application materials should be sent to Stephen Carver, Executive Director, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre, 329 South Park Street, Kalamazoo MI 49007 or to lmcleod@kazoocivic.com

Academy of Theatre Arts

Teaching Artists, Assistants and Guest Artists (Camp Directors/Choreographers, Camp Music Director) for Academy Classes and Spring Break Day Camps

We're looking for qualified individuals for Teaching Artist, Class Assistant, Camp Assistant and Guest Artists for our 2017-2018 Academy of Theatre Arts. Our freelance staff members are talented, experienced, and positive educators who enjoy working with students of all ages.

Summer programming consists of classes that run for three weeks in July as well as an Acting Camp in late July and Musical Theatre Camp in August. Our school-year programming is comprised of performance-based classes in acting, singing, creative movement, improvisation, and dance as well as classes focusing on the technical elements of theatre. We also offer two Spring Break Day Camps focusing on musical theatre for grades K-9th. Classes typically meet once a week for five weeks. Workshops for adults and seniors also meet once a week in the evenings or on Saturdays. To see a current listing of programming, please visit the EDUCATION section of this website.

Qualified Teaching Artist and Guest Artist applicants should have, or be close to completing a degree in Theatre, Education or a related field and previous experience teaching theatre in a similar setting. They should also have extensive practical theatre experience. Those applying for assistant positions should have previous practical theatre experience, administrative experience, and experience working with youth. Bi-lingual applicants will be given special consideration. We are currently not hiring class assistants but are looking for two Spring Break Day Camp assistants.

To apply for a position, please send a cover letter highlighting previous experience and interest in specific classes/camps, a current resume, and a completed Civic Employment Application to:

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Academy of Theatre Arts Employment
ATTN: Nicki Poer, Director of Education & Outreach
329 S. Park St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007


Email documents to Education@kazoocivic.com

Positions are open until filled and are contractual by class or camp.

A Civic Employment Application (see link below) is required for all positions at the Kalamazoo Civic.
Download Civic Employment Application