About us

muncie civic theatre

Muncie Civic Theatre was founded in 1931 and  is one of the oldest civic theatres in the state and is located in one of the oldest theaters in the country. The Muncie Civic Theatre Association was started by William H. Ball who served as board president for the first decade of the theatre’s existence.

We are now in our 90th Season providing East Central Indiana with a variety of high quality entertainment and events performed by community members for the community

our home:
The Boyce Block

Muncie Civic is located in the historic Boyce Block in the heart of Downtown Muncie, Indiana.

The Boyce Block was built in 1880 and has witnessed many key events in Muncie’s history.

  • The site of negotiations and signing of the contract that brought the Ball Brothers’ glass-making factory to Muncie
  • A Prohibition-era Vaudville theatre
  • Hosting the Marx Brothers and Red Skelton

2022-2023 MUNCIE CIVIC board


President: MAURA HOFF

1st Vice President: ERIC JONES

2nd Vice President: JIM TRULOCK

Treasurer:  KORY WOOD

Past President: EVAN GRINER


Jennifer Craig · Priscilla Ervin-Beasley · Dr. John Lee · Jeremy Martin · Mickie Marie · James Mills · Devon Mitchell · Jessica Piper · Toni Price · Steve Prybylla · Scott Ratliff · Jennifer Stanley · M. Kay Stickle · Bianca Sulanke · Kelsey Timmerman · Lisa Wade-Conley · Andy Waldron

honorary board members

Aaron Belcher · Irene Belcher · Joe Burford · Jeffrey Carter · Clarence Casazza · Max Cliffton · Margaret Curtis · John R. Emens · Gladys Hearne · Betty Hinshaw · Bill Jennings · Eugene Mumaw · John Mark Johns · Mildred Lewellen Ianazza · Ruth Maddox · Helen Myers · Jack Reichart · Helen Schilling · Wiley Spurgeon · Edward S. Strother · Kenneth Patrick Walsh

Production Archives

Over 90 years of theatre by the community for the community

meet our staff

Interested in working for Muncie Civic Theatre? Email your resume to laura@munciecivic.org

volunteer with us

We always need volunteers in

  • Ushers
  • Concessions
  • Costumes
  • Set Construction
  • Youth Programs



technical director

Now hiring for this position.

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Know someone with construction/carpentry experience that would love to work in a fun community environment?



  • Must be willing to complete a background check and sign Muncie Civic Theatre’s Sexual Harassment and Social Media policies


  • With support of the Artistic Director, establishes technical production teams for Mainstage and Studio shows (Lighting Designers, Sound Designers, Prop Support, Set Dressing, Backstage Crew)
  • With support of the Artistic Director builds sets for Mainstage and some studio shows.
  • Works with production teams to set realistic build schedules and oversees set construction.
  • Establishes a plan for a load-in / hang and focus schedule.
  • Works with the production team to create the tech week and strike schedule.
  • Manages production budgets for Mainstage and Studio shows.
  • Attends tech week rehearsals.
  • Keeps a log of production volunteers and for addition in Playbills.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, and organized scene shop, adhering to Fire Marshall Standards.
  • Manages and trains shop support staff.
  • Maintains safety standards for the rigging and fly system, and trains volunteers

To apply email cover letter  résumé, and  references to laura@munciecivic.org. 

Other Duties as assigned

Box Office worker

Hiring Seasonally for this position

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Assist patrons with ticketing questions or ticket sales. 

Help with preparing, selling, and cleaning concessions. 

Keep the theatre and lobby clean before and after shows. 

If 21, serve beer and wine during shows. 

$8-$9 per hour

To apply send short email with availability to brittany@munciecivic.org

season partners