Fall Musical Revue

Volunteer Role Descriptions

The following paragraphs give a short description of the volunteer opportunities that are currently available.  Please read them over and click here to sign up for a slot.  You will be contacted by a committee lead before the show date. Don’t worry – you will know what to do when the time comes!

 

 

Committee: Rehearsals

Role: Rehearsal Chaperone

Description: Shows up on time and stays until the agreed upon time.  Mans the chorus room hallway door and facilitates staggered dismissals.  Helps directors and/or co-chairs as requested.

Time Commitment: about two hours; no chaperones needed during show performance.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only (must have current volunteer background check)

Committee: Rehearsals

Role: Rehearsal Meal Assistant

Description: Works closely with the producer to order/pick up meals or arrange for delivery. Collects money from those that require payment. Sets up meal and supervise cleanup. Inventories leftover paper goods, nonperishables. Fills out receivables paperwork and gives to producer/treasurer/president.  Fills out expense paperwork for any reimbursement required.

Time Commitment: about two hours each night. One person can volunteer for both nights.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only 

 

Committee: House

Role: House Manager

Description: Coordinates with concessions, ticket sales, ushers, door monitors, raffle, and candygrams.  Helps out where needed and troubleshoots problems. House manager acts as single point of contact between front of house activities and producers.  Helps determine when to open doors to the house and when to end intermission.  Is the only one besides the treasurer who can take custody of cashbox from the house committees.

Time Commitment: Show up at 5:45 pm, complete by 9:10 pm. You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only

Committee: House

Role: Advance and Box Office Ticket Sales (Lead)

Description: Monitors box office email address and tracks advance ticket sales for will call.  Designs and prints tickets.  Prepares will call ticket envelopes.  Coordinates with ticket committee members.  Sells tickets at the door and/or will call window, accepts cash or checks, tallies receivables using a form, hands over cash box to House Manager or SLS Treasurer.

Time Commitment: Varies before the show. On show day,  arrive at 6 pm, complete by 7:10 pm.  You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only

Committee: House

Role: Box Office - Ticket Sales

Description: Smiles, sells tickets at the door and/or will call window, accepts cash or checks.  Assists the box office lead.

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, complete by 7:10 pm.  You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only

Committee: House

Role: Raffle - Ticket Sales and Assistant

Description: Smiles, sells raffle tickets at the door, accepts cash or checks, tallies receivables using a form, hands over cash box to House Manager or SLS Treasurer, hands over raffle ticket stubs to one of the MCs.

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, suspend sales at 7:00 pm.  Re-open raffle ticket sales for 10 minute intermission.  You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only for ticket sales; assistant can be a teen/middle schooler. Teen will receive one complimentary ticket to the show.

Committee: House

Role: Concessions (Lead)

Description: Inventory any available concessions on hand. Purchases concessions.  Coordinates with committee (including candygrams).  Smiles, sells concessions at the door, accepts cash or checks. Tallies receivables using a form, hands over cash box to House Manager or SLS Treasurer. Inventories leftover concessions for next event.

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, suspend sales at 7:00 pm.  Re-open concessions for 10 minute intermission.  You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only

Committee: House

Role: Concessions

Description: Smiles, sells concessions at the door, accepts cash or checks.

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, suspend sales at 7:00 pm.  Re-open concessions for 10 minute intermission.  You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only

Committee: House

Role: Candygram Sales

Description: Smiles, works closely with concessions.  Sells candygrams at the door, accepts cash or checks. Facilitates getting candygrams ready to go backstage during intermission / end of show.

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, suspend sales at 7:00 pm.  Re-open candygrams for 10 minute intermission.  You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only

Committee: House

Role: Usher

Description: Smiles, collects tickets at the door or passes out programs, provides assistance to anyone with mobility challenges. 

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, complete by 7:10 pm. You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only for ticket collection; program ushers can be teens/middle schoolers. Teens will receive one complimentary ticket to the show.

 

Committee: House

Role: Front Door Monitor

Description: Smiles, stays by the building front door to open it for patrons (it is otherwise locked) and direct them to the Box Office.

Time Commitment: Show up at 6 pm, complete by 7:10 pm. You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Can be adult or teen. Teen will receive one complimentary ticket to the show.

 

Committee: House

Role: Backstage Door Monitor

Description: Smiles, stays by the backstage door to keep parents/siblings/patrons from going backstage.

Time Commitment: Show up at 5:30 pm, complete by 9:00 pm. You will miss the show (but can peek at your own child’s performance).

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only.

 

Committee: House

Role: Decorations Helper

Description: Shows up early to decorate for the fall  musical revue theme.  Uses tape, staple gun, fairy dust….

Time Commitment: Show up at 5:00 pm, complete by 6:00 pm. You will not miss the show.

Adult only or teens permitted: Can be adult or teen/middle schooler. Need a balance.

 

Committee: Green Room

Role: Green Room Helper

Description: Helps kids with costume changes, etc.  Helps keep the green room calm and organized.  Lots of interactions with the performers; a very rewarding opportunity for the right person.

Time Commitment: Attend dress rehearsal if possible and on show night, show up at 6 pm, complete by 9:00. You will miss the live performance but we plan to have a live video feed in the green room.  You will also be able to sneak away to see your child perform from the audience. 

Adult only or teens permitted: Can be adult or teen. Need a balance. Adults must have a current volunteer background check.

 

Committee: Tech Crew

Role: Tech Crew Helper

Description: Help the stage manager / sound engineer set up light / sound equipment and break down light / sound equipment (needs to have some upper body strength), be on stand-by during the show to trouble-shoot any tech issues.  Note: this is in addition to the students working tech crew.

Time Commitment: Attend dress rehearsal and show. Stage manager will coordinate on times.  You will see the show but won’t get to sit with your family.

Adult only or teens permitted: Adult only. Must have a current volunteer background check.

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