Milwaukee Chamber Theatre




MCT seeks young professional and student designers and production staff for our 2014-2015 YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL SHOWCASE, which performs in March of 2015. Click here for more details.

play submissions


MCT workshops two new plays annually through the Montgomery Davis Play Development Series.  To that end, MCT accepts new scripts for consideration on a rolling basis.

ELIGIBILITY: In alignment with MCT's mission to nurture local and regional artists, consideration for the MDPDS lies exclusively with Wisconsin-based playwrights.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Please send a query letter and the first ten pages of the script to the following address.  Electronic or paper submissions are accepted.  Email Marcella Kearns or send hard copy to the following address: Marcella Kearns, Lead Educator/Literary Manager, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202.


MCT regularly needs administrative, marketing, development, events and production interns. Those interested in an internship should email Marketing Director Cara McMullin.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre is seeking Stage Management Interns for the 2015-2016 season. This position allows the intern to work closely with professionals in their field and observe the process of an established professional theatre company. Interns will have the opportunity to hone their existing skills and learn some new ones with guidance from an AEA stage manager and others.  Click here for more information.


Warehouse Movers, Shakers, and Organizers!
MCT's prop, costume, and scenic storage is on the move. Dive into theatrical history as we pack up 40 years of props and costumes, and give a new home just blocks away. Folks with proclivities to packing, organizing, and heavy lifting are all welcome. There's fun for everyone!

Email or call Brandy for dates and times.

MCT Friends
The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Friends enjoy a host of benefits, including opportunities to meet and mingle with MCT artists, fun volunteer opportunities, casual social gatherings, and invitations to exclusive MCT Friends events.

Click here for more information on the MCT Friends

Volunteer Ushers
Volunteers interested in ushering for Broadway Theatre Center/Milwaukee Chamber Theatre performances can contact the Broadway Theatre Center house manager at 414.291.7811 x250 or via email. Or sign-up to usher online through Volunteer Hub.



Milwaukee Chamber Theatre participates in the yearly Milwaukee General Auditions. Contact Milwaukee Repertory Theater for details.

Headshots and resumes can be submitted to MCT at any time.
Mail: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, ATTN: C. Michael Wright, 158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Email Michael

Young Playwrights Festival Showcase 2014-2015

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre will be holding auditions for its 2014-2015 Young Playwrights Festival Showcase on Monday evening, December 1, 2014, from 6:00pm-10:00pm, by appointment only. A prepared, one-minute monologue is preferred, but other material will be provided if needed. Headshots/resumes welcome but not required. Seeking fourteen non-Equity actors of all ethnic backgrounds. Roles include two females (ages 17-19), three females (ages 20-27), one female (age 50-60), two males (ages 17-20), two males (ages 26-35), three males (ages 43-50), and one male (age 50-60). The Showcase will run for five performances, March 19-22, 2015. All actors will receive a small stipend. For an audition appointment, please email Auditions will be held at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 North Broadway, 5th floor.




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Young Playwrights Festival Production and Design Team
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre will be hiring Production and Design Team positions for the 2016-2017 Young Playwrights Festival Showcase in the spring of 2016. Current students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Portfolio reviews are encouraged at any time.
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