Employment, Internships and Auditions



Skylight Music Theatre announces auditions for 2 well trained, small breed dogs (preferably Terriers / Terrier Mixes) to play TOTO in our upcoming production of THE WIZARD OF OZ. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Starting at 6:00pm These auditions will be held in the Cabot theatre where WIZARD OF OZ will take place.  During the audition, the dogs will be asked to “perform” with the woman playing DOROTHY.

Rehearsals start October 28. Performances run November 21, 2014 – January 4, 2015.The owner / trainer will be required to be present at rehearsals and performances with the dog.

The right candidates will be:

-less than 15 pounds in weight

-well trained, including responsive to hand signals and commands by cast members as well as the owner/trainer

-quiet, calm, friendly and not fearful

-not afraid of loud music and other noises

Interested trainers and owners should contact Skylight’s Artistic Administrator, Lesley Stone:  lesleys@skylightmusictheatre.org 414-299-4959.


We have held local auditions for the coming season. If more are needed we will re-post. We had a great turnout, thanks everyone.

Callbacks will begin in May: you will be emailed directly if you are called back for a show.


Once On This Island: We will need one African American girl who is about 10 years old.

The Snow Dragon: We will need one boy soprano who looks to be about 12.

Applicants should send information to Lesley Stone, Artistic Administrator, at lesleys@skylightmusictheatre.org.

No phone calls, please.


Audience Development Manager

Are you an outgoing, enthusiastic, motivated, team player who loves the performing arts? If this is you – please read on!

Skylight Music Theatre is seeking the perfect person to be our next Audience Development Manager. Our Audience Development Manager is responsible for increasing the size and loyalty of existing and potential Skylight Music Theatre Audiences by creating dynamic community partnerships to enhance the artistic performance as well as exciting special events to bring in new audiences. Building relationships to foster robust group sales is also a must.

Our position requires a degree in public relations, communications or similar field along with experience in the performing arts. Previous experience with community collaborations and special events is preferred. Occasional night and weekends and some driving are required.

This is an entry level, full time, exempt position with generous benefits. Download detailed job description here.

Skylight Music Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Jennifer Samuelson, Marketing Director

158 N. Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202 or email (preferred): jennifers@skylightmusictheatre.org



Marketing & Events Intern – Fall/Spring

The marketing & event intern will work with the Marketing staff doing the following:

  • Community outreach
  • Maintaining ongoing communication projects
  • Copy writing and editing for promotional materials
  • Assisting with data entry
  • Distribution of flyers
  • Fulfillment of donation requests
  • Organize marketing materials for archival purposes

The ideal candidate will be outgoing, organized, detail oriented, proficient in Microsoft Excel and should also have an interest in the arts. This is internship is unpaid and requires a candidates pursuing a degree in advertising, marketing, public relations, event planning, communications or similar field. Strong organization is a must. Experience with arts, cultural or non-profit groups and access to a car is desired.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and any work samples to Marketing Manager, Katie Behrend.

Graphic Design Intern – Fall/Spring/Summer

The graphic design intern will work with the  staff doing the following:

  • Design materials for shows such as print ads, web ads, fliers, posters, postcards, brochures and newsletters.
  • Work on a variety of special event projects. Interns in the past have created invitations and programs for Skylight’s annual gala, materials for the Broadway Theatre Center Open House and pieces for unique marketing and development campaigns.

Qualifications Include:

  • Pursuing a degree in graphic design.
  • Organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Transportation to the Broadway Theatre Center

This is internship is unpaid.

To apply, send cover letter, resume and work samples to Katie Behrend.


High School Internships

If you are in High School and would like to apply for an internship, please contact:

Robin Dennis
Education Administrator