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*URGENT VOLUNTEER NEED*

Dressers (age 17+) needed to cover the following LOVE AND INFORMATION dress rehearsals and performances (6:30-10pm unless otherwise noted):

Tuesday, September 27
Wednesday, September 28
Thursday, September 29
Friday, September 30 (7-10:30pm)
Thursday, October 6
Wednesday, October 12
Thursday, October 13
Sunday, October 16 (1-4:30pm)
Wednesday, October 19
Thursday, October 20

Please reach out to us at volunteer@livearts.org if you can cover one or more dates listed above, and we will send more information. Experience as a dresser or assistant stage manager is preferred, but not a requirement. We will provide appropriate training based on your experience level. This show needs a lot of hands backstage—we would appreciate yours!

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact volunteer@livearts.org to sign up for opportunities listed below.

New to Live Arts? Fill out this form to let us know you're interested in volunteering.

Auditions

Auditions for THE RIVER by Jez Butterworth are coming up on Sunday, October 30 and Monday, October 31!

Interested in auditioning? Check out the full audition announcement and email volunteer@livearts.org with any questions or to reserve your audition slot today.

Click here to learn more about this haunting, mysterious, exciting play!

Front of House Team

Audience Experience Manager Darryl Smith is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join his team of house managers, bartenders, and box office volunteers for our Transformations Season.

Sign up now to be an usher for LOVE AND INFORMATION by Caryl Churchill—you get to see the show for free!

Please reach out to Darryl directly at darryl@livearts.org.

*Some Front of House roles include an hourly stipend*

ASM Needed: VIOLET

We are looking for an assistant stage manager (or two!) for our upcoming production of VIOLET at Live Arts. Collaboration with the stage manager may include duties such as staying on book during rehearsals, organization of props, running light/sound boards, helping as a dresser backstage, and more. We will work with your skills and schedule!

Rehearsals: Ongoing

Performances: November 18-December 10 (NO PERFORMANCES THANKSGIVING WEEK)

Actors Needed: Two Sentence Horror Story Video

Calling all lovers of Halloween! For the third year, we are partnering with C-VILLE Weekly to present the winners of their Two Sentence Horror Story contest! We are looking for volunteers to participate in the video. This is a fun opportunity that can include one or more people—and it can be done completely from home, on your own time! Click here to watch last year's video.

Stage Manager Needed: Teenish Theater Workshop

We are looking for a stage manager for Teenish Theater Workshop performances this fall. Duties include setting up the space and running simple light and sound cues from the tech booth. Please reach out to Education Director Ti Ames at ti@livearts.org if interested!

Tech: October 30-November 3

Performances:
Friday, November 4 at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 5 at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 6 at 1:30pm
Sunday, November 6 at 3:30pm

2022/23 Designers

We are still filling the following design team positions for our Transformations Season:

Sound Designer/Engineer: VIOLET
Props Designer: THE RIVER
Sound Designer: CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
Props Designer: CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
Costume Designer: CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY
Scenic Designer: BUYER & CELLAR
Sound Designer:  BUYER & CELLAR

Interested in honing your skills or learning more about theatrical design? We would love to talk to you about an assistant designer position or our Mentor/Apprentice Program!



Meet Our Volunteer Coordinator

Kathleel Mueller will get you signed up for an audition, help you find volunteer resources, or chat about what volunteer opportunities might be a good fit for you.

Kathleel has volunteered with Live Arts for many years as a stage manager, producer, designer, and more. She is excited to help you expand your skills and passion for theater!

If any of the volunteer opportunities listed here sound interesting to you, reach out to kathleel@livearts.org.





Get Involved

On Stage

Be in a show at Live Arts! Each year, we present a compelling season of plays, musicals, readings, and other acting opportunities. Check our audition page for upcoming casting opportunities.

Behind the Scenes

Production team opportunities include stage management, directing, dramaturgy, lighting design, sound design, wardrobe, and so much more. Interested in something in particular? Let us know!

Front of House

Help us welcome audiences into our space as an usher, house manager, or box office volunteer. Or lend a hand with concessions at the Becker Bar! The Front of House team is an essential part of the theater experience.

Fringe Team

Each year, we assemble a team to provide technical theater support for high school and college students performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Learn more about this unforgettable experience!

Playwrights' Lab

A forum for writers of every experience level to share, read, and discuss their work. The Lab develops the work of local writers of all backgrounds in a fun, creative, supportive setting.

Readers' Circle

A monthly play-reading group that meets to enjoy and discuss great works of theater, from the famous to the obscure. If you love discovering new plays, Readers' Circle is for you. Click here to learn more!

Costume Guild

A supportive and fun group for anyone who enjoys the many facets of theatrical wardrobe! Learn new sewing skills, bring costumes to life for Live Arts productions, organize and take inventory of the extensive costume shop, and more.

Scenic Guild

Want to get your hands dirty? Interested in set design, construction, painting, and dressing? The Scene Shop is a place for anyone and everyone who enjoys teamwork, problem solving, and power tools. Check the calendar for our next build!


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