Founded in 1985 Muskegon Civic Theatre is the only community theatre in Muskegon County.
Presenting nearly 10 shows year, the organization utilizes volunteers in all aspects of the performing arts. During the course of a production season, will utilize the contributions of up to 350 volunteers, which equates to approximately 30,000 hours of volunteer time.
Each year, one of these performances includes a including a "Penguin Project" show, giving children with special needs an opportunity to participate in the performing arts.
In addition to theatrical performance, Muskegon Civic Theater also offers classes at their Performing Arts School.
The Theater is a consolidation of the former Civic Opera Association, Port City Playhouse and Muskegon Youth Theatre. The combined history of these theatre groups has spanned decades of service in the greater Muskegon area.