Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) is seeking an experienced development professional to become the theatre’s Development Manager. Job Description: A candidate who has demonstrated strong donor relation skills as well as excellent organizational, interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills will thrive in this role. Ability to manage multiple tasks independently, and as part of a professional and volunteer team, is necessary. Experience in the arts is a plus. Must be able to write and speak persuasively about the organization’s mission and build relationships resulting in approximately $500,000 in contributed income from foundations, corporations, individuals and events. The position reports to, and is supported by, the Managing Director. Click more info for a detailed description. Cover letter & resume should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
During the fall of 2012, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre collaborated with Nova High School (MPS Partner School) to introduce drama students to live theatre, prompting them to write and perform their own work in class.
by Mike Fischer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; ... Wisconsin playwright Gwendolyn Rice's "A Thousand Words," jointly staged by Madison's Forward Theater and the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, urged us to look harder and see better so that we might learn to write true about our world and ourselves.
This holiday season MCT is pleased to offer $10 OFF tickets for any performance of COLLECTED STORIES to patrons who donate a non-perishable food item to the Hunger Task Force.
Watch a COLLECTED STORIES preview video featuring performance footage and interviews with Sarah Day, Laura Frye & C. Michael Wright. Click "more info" for the link
by Matthew Reddin, Third Coast Digest; ...Yet with a play as focused on family relationships as Collected Stories is, it’s hard not to see some serendipity there. The play follows two characters, Ruth (Sarah Day), a reclusive Jewish writer in her 60s, and Lisa (Laura Frye), a WASP-y grad student in her late 20s, over six years. The two women may not be literally related, but Wright says their dynamic is nonetheless a family one...
Come celebrate the holidays at the Broadway Theatre Center on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m! Wear your best ugly holiday sweater and enjoy drink specials, festive treats, a celebratory photo-op and our Ugliest of the Ugly sweater contest at 6:45 p.m. PLUS you can get $10 OFF tickets!
Check out the MCT Blog for a behind-the-scenes look at our production and rehearsal process.
MCT will be holding auditions for its 2012-2013 Young Playwrights Festival on Monday evening, December 3, 2012, from 6:00pm-10:00pm, by appointment only.
by Laura Loving, MCT Guest Educator; ... Margulies, a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, has created an emotionally gripping play that pits the insecurities and pride of a seasoned writer from one generation (Ruth Steiner, played by Sarah Day) against the insecurities and panache of her young protégée (Lisa Morrison, played by Laura Frye) ...