Local Theatre Job Postings
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Check out local theatres’ job postings and internship opportunities. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions, or need help crafting your resume (artistic or administrative)!
Remember that there are many jobs in the community, so branch out and dream BIG.
Kansas City Repertory Theatre
About: For over 50 years, Kansas City Repertory Theatre (KCRep)/Missouri Repertory Theatre (MRT) has been a source of inspiration to thousands of our nation’s best artists and to millions of Americans in Kansas City and beyond. KCRep productions, especially large-scale collaborations with UMKC, such as the co-production of plays in KCRep’s OriginKC: New Works Festival, provide opportunities for theatre students to work side-by-side with professional actors, designers, and directors. It is this partnership, based on a shared belief in quality education and stage artistry, which prepares students to take on the rigors and demanding standards of professional theatre.
About: Unicorn Theatre enhances the Kansas City community by developing and producing high-quality, thought-provoking plays that have never been seen in the region. We illuminate social issues by shining a light on diversity and inclusive stories which include race, religion and gender identity. Unicorn creates opportunities for the advancement of emerging and established actors, directors, playwrights, designers, technicians and administrative staff.
KC Public Theatre
About: Kansas City Public Theatre provides access to the arts through year-round theatre entertainment free of charge to the public. This mission is carried out in two activities: first, through producing aesthetically and ideologically diverse new works and reimagined classics which reflect the unique history and concerns of the Kansas City community; and second, to cultivate civic-minded artists, audiences, and citizens through community-based devised theatre workshops.
KC Melting Pot
About: KC Melting Pot Theatre is a venture to provide a platform for the expression of Theatre and Arts in Kansas City and its outlying areas. Our pursuit is to produce or assist in producing original works by local talent, representative of the rich and varied ethnic and life communities in the metropolitan and suburban areas of greater Kansas City. We are dedicated to being a worthy addition to our city’s vibrant arts community. Our MELTINGPOT represents the blending of individual endeavors for the enrichment of us all.
Kansas City Actors Theatre
About: Kansas City Actors Theatre’s mission is to produce thought-provoking plays that explore, celebrate, and share what it is to be human, with sensitivity, intelligence, and humor. We nurture our local artistic community by employing the finest talents of Kansas City’s diverse professional theatre community, which in turn makes Kansas City a more vibrant, vital place to live and work
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival
About: Our mission is to make the works of Shakespeare and Shakespeare-inspired works accessible to a diverse audience through a free, professional, outdoor festival, and additional free and paid performances and educational programs.
Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City
About: The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City (BRTKC) is a not-for-profit organization designed to impact the Kansas City community. This production company utilizes theatre productions, and educational programming to enhance the contributions made by minorities in our neighborhoods and communities and beyond. Each production has been tasked to give life to the neglected stories, virtually untold in American theatres. In an effort to bridge the gap between the rich realities of black experiences and the incomplete depiction displayed in most media outlets, BRTKC tells the tales of the unsung.
About: The Coterie is a non-profit organization, established in 1979, with the mission of providing professional classic and contemporary theatre which challenges audience and artist and provides educational, dramatic outreach programs in the community. We seek to open lines of communication between races, genders, and generations by redefining children’s theatre to include families and diverse audiences.
About: New Theatre Restaurant is the largest and most successful theatre restaurant facility in the United States, averaging more than a quarter million in attendance annually, including 25,000 season ticket holders. We produce five shows annually, each running between nine and thirteen weeks.
Musical Theatre Heritage
About: Musical Theater Heritage (MTH) was founded in 1997 by George Harter as a vehicle to syndicate his nationally syndicated, award-winning radio show, “A Night on the Town.” In 2003 MTH began producing live shows on a loading dock at the historic Belger Arts Center in downtown Kansas City. In 2007 Crown Center approached MTH about producing shows in its newly constructed, 244 seat theater.
Today MTH operates as a fully professional Equity Theater welcoming nearly 50,000 people annually to Crown Center. MTH houses two theatrical stages, production facilities, studio space, and a public lobby.
About: Spinning Tree Theatre provides an opportunity for young artists – those with disabilities as well as those non-disabled – to collaborate with professional artists in rehearsing and performing plays and musicals. We believe that people of all abilities have a right to experience and participate in the arts, and that theatre offers uniquely positive avenues for building relationships, developing creativity and increasing confidence.
Theatre for Young America
About: Theatre for Young America (TYA) is a 501C3 non-profit children’s theatre fostering the educational and emotional growth of young people through arts-based experiences.
The Black Box
About: The Black Box is an ever-evolving stage and performance venue located in the industrial West Bottoms. It acts as a spotlight in the work of theatre shining a light on (bold and provocative) productions and experiences
Quality Hill Playhouse
About: Quality Hill Playhouse, located in downtown Kansas City’s Arts District, produces six musicals and cabaret revues each year. A cabaret revue is a performance with emphasis on the music, usually built around a theme. Each performance features three or four professional singers accompanied by piano or our piano, bass, and drums combo.
Kansas City is home to a wealth of extremely talented performers, and Quality Hill Playhouse is committed to hiring the finest local singers.
Jobs for Drag Performers
Late Night Theatre
Larger KC Organizations:
The Music Hall
Kansas City Young Audiences
American Theatre Guild