How You Can Help

Successful full scale production requires help from all corners. A director relies on many volunteers. The following are areas that require participation and commitment from families of all cast members.

  • Board Operations* - runs light and sound boards during technical rehearsals and performances. (Need 2)

  • Box Office - sells admissions at shows. (Need many)

  • Cast Party - facilitates the cast party at the end of the show. (Need 2)

  • Choreography* - helps teach the cast any dancing required for the performance.

  • Costumes - helps procure costumes for actors; in most cases, light sewing is involved. (Need many)

  • Concessions - sells concessions during the intermission of each show. (Need at least 8)

  • Family Ticket Sales Manager - manages the advance sales program during the rehearsal period.

  • Front of House Manager - manages operations at concessions and box office during show time.

  • Green Room - manages cast back stage during technical rehearsals and performances. (Need 2 or 3)

  • Make Up - applies suitable makeup for each actor during dress rehearsals and performances. (Need many)

  • Musical Director - teaches show songs to cast and rehearses with them as needed.

  • Photography - takes cast photos during the makeup rehearsal during Tech Week.

  • Properties - manufactures or secures set props; sometimes requires creativity with paint, cardboard and paper mache.

  • Publicity - submits press releases to newspaper calendars and email lists. Uses social media outlets to promote the production. (Need 1)

  • Running Crew* - works set changes, sets props, and has general backstage duties during tech week and performances. (Need several)

  • Set Build - works to provide a simple set for the show. Requires basic carpentry skills, including attaching and securing flats, painting, and the ability to haul large platforms or other set pieces. (Need many) 

  • Set Painting* - helps design and paint backdrops for set; requires some artistic talent for realistic backdrops.

  • Sound Design* - designs pre-show, post-show, and intermission music appropriate to the theme of the play.

  • Stage Manager - serves the unique function of being an assistant to the director as well as a manager of actors and stage crew throughout the production process. (Need 1)

* Position can be held by an interested and responsible, non-acting teen.

Thank you in advance for your commitment to a successful show.