2023 MTH Residency Program

The Music Theater Heritage Residency Program is designed to cultivate equitable access for local artists in and around the Kansas City area. The program is an initiative towards recognizing and supporting artists in the community, in the same spirit as other organizations who have helped and supported MTH’s growth throughout the years.


Applications for Artist/Company in Residence must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on TUESDAY, JANUARY 31st, 2023

One residency will be selected for the 2023 season.

Music Theater Heritage Residency Program is offering free access to one of three theatrical performance spaces, production facilities, and public lobby to exceptional artists for the 2023 Season. This residency will be designed for you and curated to the needs of your production, and proffer input from our network of theater professionals. Program offerings include performance space, tech rehearsal, lighting, sound support, ticket handling, and potential marketing assistance. Participation in the residency program will reinforce MTH’s values in encouraging innovation, producing authentic art, providing inclusive access, and creating sustainable community engagement.

Music Theater Heritage is located within the 85-acre Crown Center complex welcoming more than five million visitors each year. This residency will place artists directly into the beating heart of Kansas City offering them an opportunity to inspire Kansas City with their artistic vision.