The Historic Midwest Theater, a 729 seat independent film & performing arts venue, & the Midwest SkyView Drive-In (165 car) located in Scottsbluff, Nebraska is seeking to fill several open positions. As we work to fully reopen the Midwest Theater and begin the process to once again offer our full slate of community & mission-based programming at our pre-covid levels, we are looking for Extra-Ordinary team members to join the Midwest Theater family. 

The Friends of the Midwest Theater seeks to fulfill its mission in our greater community.  Do you have the skills and drive to help us meet the goals of our mission and foster our vision of community, set forth by the board of directors?  


Executive Director Position Available

This is a unique opportunity for a lover of the arts!  We are looking for a strong leader for the historic Midwest Theater.  The Midwest Theater is a nonprofit organization devoted to the presentation of performing arts, film, community, and educational events in western Nebraska.

Previous minimum of two years non-profit experience in a leadership position is required.  This is a salaried position that includes varied hours based on events and the needs of the theater.  Salary will be based on experience.  We offer employer paid health insurance and paid time off. 

Friends of the Midwest Theater is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply send cover letter, resume and salary expectation to Jeff Tracy, Board Chair at


To enhance the arts community within the Nebraska Panhandle by preserving the Historic Midwest Theater for present and future generations and nurturing a lively community through the presentation of:

  • Mainstream and specialty films
  • Performing and visual arts
  • School, humanities, cultural, and community educational programming

To foster and drive a thriving, diverse arts and culture community for all residents of the greater Nebraska Panhandle via four core priorities:

  • Extending beyond the walls of the Midwest Theater
  • Increasing access for youth
  • Promoting the arts
  • Instilling building pride