Work with us

Come help us introduce students to the theatre arts through volunteering in a variety of roles, staff or contract employment, or serving on our Board of Directors.

Excited about theatre arts? Join us today

Milwaukee Youth Theatre hires on a contract basis for each individual show or for the season. We look for people who are excited about expanding their experience and knowledge base. We welcome High School Juniors and Seniors, College students and professionals to apply for all positions. Theatre education students are highly encouraged to apply.

General qualifications

  • Experience working in desired position
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Availability
    • 4 to 8 week contract depending on position
    • 2 nights per week
      • 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
      • Specific nights are flexible depending on position
    • Saturdays
      • 9:00 am – Noon
  • Pass a background check
  • Past experience with children not a requirement but is desirable
    • Teach and explain processes to student workers

Production team openings for the 24/25 season

2024 (Fall) The Witches

  • Assistant Director
  • Stage Manager
  • Costume Assistant
  • Set Designer and Builder
  • Properties Creator
  • Sound Designer

2024/25 (Winter) St. Joan

  • Stage Manager
  • Costume Designer/Builder
  • Set/Properties Designer/Builder
  • Sound Designer

2025 (Early Spring) Murder On the Orient Express

  • Assistant Director
  • Costume Assistant
  • Set Designer/Builder
  • Properties Creator
  • Sound Designer

2025 (Late Spring) Go Dog Go!

  • Stage Manager
  • Set/Props Designer/Builder
  • Set/Props Assistant
  • Sound Designer

Staff position openings: None (Updated 06/27/2024)

Volunteer openings

Adult production team volunteers

If you are curious about theatre in general and MYT specifically, come join our team as a volunteer. You can make your own hours and find out which part of the theatre process interests you the most. Try your hand at everything.

  • Pass a background check
  • Provide references

Board of directors

Have an interest in public service? Desire to make a difference in the lives of children within the Milwaukee community? Come lend your voice in shaping the future of MYT.

  • Meet bi-monthly (virtual)
  • Annual volunteer hours
  • Fundraising
  • Advocate publicly for MYT

Apply today by sending us a letter of interest at

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