Job Opportunities

Community Learning Center (CLC) Teaching Artist
This position is contracted seasonally and will report to the CLC Site Coordinator and CLC HeadmasterPosition DescriptionThe CLC Teaching Artist position teaches performance and arts-integrated theater classes for the CLC atKluge Elementary School. CLC Teaching Artists must believe in the mission of First Stage to transformlives through theater, and work to create a safe, welcoming, inspiring and motivating environment forstudents, teachers and parents. Review the job description, here.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume with your experience and interest in this position to Jenn Adams at jadams@firststage.org. Resumes will be accepted until all positions are filled.


Academy Office Manager 
First Stage seeks an Academy Office Manager (AOM) to provide support for First Stage Academy families and oversee day to day operations. The AOM will obtain these objectives by completing administrative tasks, providing excellent customer service and supervising office processes. The AOM will provide support for all Academy locations. 

Academy staff members are team players, lead by example, exhibit a strong work ethic and are committed to the Academy philosophy of teaching life skills through stage skills and transforming lives through theatre. To read the job description, click here

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Katie Cummings at 325 W. Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI 53212 or email kcummings@firststage.org. No phone calls, please. 


First Stage Theater Academy - Summer 2016
First Stage Theater Academy seeks professional actors, teaching artists, and Arts Administrators to fill the following roles for summer 2016: Accompanists, Acting Teachers, Office Assistants, Teaching Apprentices, Vocal and Dance Teachers. 

To apply, please complete the interest form and return, with current resume to the Academy Office by mail at 325 W. Walnut Street, Milwaukee, WI 53212; by fax at (414) 267-2976; or via email at jadams@firststage.org. Please refer to the Summer Academy FAQ below with any questions. 

2016 Interest Form

Summer Academy FAQ 


Staff Accountant
Year-round, full-time
Reports to Finance Director

First Stage is seeking an energized, mission-minded candidate to fill our Staff Accountant position. The position is responsible for the entry of accounts payable and deposits, tracking of company credit card usage, and the performance of various account reconciliations during month-end. This entry-level position requires a deep-rooted understanding of accounting basics, accuracy, quick analytical thinking, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work well with staff at all levels of the Organization. General computer proficiency and high proficiency in Excel are necessary. Knowledge of Abila MIP (formerly Sage Fund Accounting) and Tessitura is a plus.  The ideal candidate has an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and references to Deb Moody at dmoody@firststage.org.
No phone calls please.

First Stage is an equal employment opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.