Kohl's Wild Theater


Join the Zoological Society of Milwaukee’s award-winning professional theater program. Kohl’s Wild Theater (KWT) is a live, interactive, participatory theater – directed primarily to children – that uses drama, puppetry, humor and songs to help inspire children to care more about our natural world and take conservation action to make a difference.

Writers and Composers

Kohl’s Wild Theater commissions playwrights and composers to develop new plays or musicals about specific conservation topics under a “for hire” contract. To be considered for a future contract, writers or composers may send their resume and two writing/music samples to Writing samples should be under 10 pages and should be from a play or musical for young audiences.


Kohl’s Wild Theater contracts costume, set/props, sound and puppet designers to design new plays and musicals. Interested designers may send their resume to

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