Box Office Manager

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is currently seeking a Box Office Manager.

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Box Office Manager will oversee the overall day to day operations of the box office from the weekly sales reports to scheduling staff for daytime and evening operations. The Box Office Manager will ensure a hospitable, smooth and efficient operation. Responsible for oversight of programming and monitoring the Tessitura ticketing system, tracking sales, ticket account management and fulfillment, supervise and direct box office associates, and volunteers. This role is highly visible and interacts with Civic patrons, volunteers, sponsors, vendors, local businesses, schools and other arts organizations. Leads by example at all times and provides the highest level of customer service to all who interact with the Civic.

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To apply, please send a cover letter highlighting previous experience and current resume to:
Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Attn: Lynn McLeod
329 S Park St Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 269-343-2280

Guest Artists for the 2018-2019 Season

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is a special place. Each season for the last 90 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 2018/2019 season. Applications should include a cover letter that describes your show specific interest, along with a resume.

Our 2018-2019 season will be comprised of: Hello, Dolly! Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical, The Complete Works of Shakespeare Abridged, Once on this Island, Psycho Beach Party and War Paint

Carver Center Studio Theatre productions include:
Love, Loss and What I Wore, The Father and Ripcord

Civic Youth Theatre Productions include:
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Madagascar JR and Pippi Longstocking

The Senior Class Reader's Theatre productions are:
Songs of the Civic: 1929-2018 and Harvey

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

Audio Engineer

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre seeks Audio Engineers for the 2018-2109 Season. Our 2018-2019 Season includes the following musicals: Hello, Dolly! Songs of the Civic: 1929-2018 (Senior Class Reader's Theatre), Madagascar JR (CivicYouth Theatre), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical, Once on This Island, and War Paint.

Job Description: Passionate individual responsible for the success of the show by coaching volunteers and managing equipment issues during live performances. Applicants should have a working knowledge of signal flow, wireless operation, live mixing and sound reinforcement. Ability to work at heights and climb ladders is preferred.

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For more information or to submit a resume, please contact:
Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Lynn McLeod
Phone: 269-343-2280


The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is now accepting applications for freelance Teaching Artists and Class Assistants hired on a class by class basis for our Summer 2018 Academy of Theatre Arts classes and Guest Artists for our Acting and Musical Theatre Day Camps.

Teaching Artists must have practical theatre experience, teaching experience, and hold (or be in the process of obtaining) a bachelor s degree in theatre, education, theatre education, or a related field. All candidates must be excellent communicators and able to both collaborate and work independently. A positive attitude, good work ethic, organizational skills, and attention to detail are essential to this position. Candidates must pass a background check and have excellent references.

To apply, please send a cover letter highlighting previous experience and indicate interest in specific classes or camps (listed on the Civic website under EDUCATION), a current resume, and a completed Civic Employment Application to:

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Attn: Nicki Poer, Director of Education & Outreach
329 S Park St
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Phone: 269-343-2280


The Civic employs seven Interns in five disciplines: Costume Design, Lighting/Sound/SFX Design, Scenic Design, Stage Management and Technical Direction.

The goal of our Internship Program is to provide a motivating, highly professional atmosphere in which the Intern is challenged with the practical application of prior skills and training, while striving to acquire new skills and experiences. Interns achieve this in the three ways:

Interns work in three spaces: our beautifully renovated, 500-seat proscenium house and our nicely equipped multi-million dollar arena theatre and our 100 seat studio theatre.

Click on one of the disciplines below for more information and how to apply:

Costume Design

Lighting and Sound Design

Technical Direction