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Current Volunteer Opportunities

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Light Hang/Focus

Join INTO THE WOODS Lighting Designer Austyn Nowell for one of our upcoming light hangs! RSVP to Please wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes. A meal will be provided.

Thursday, June 23 (3-5:30pm)
Wednesday, June 29 (3-6:30pm)
Thursday, June 30 (3-5:30pm)
Wednesday, July 6 (3-6:30pm)
Thursday, July 7 (3-5:30pm)

Set Builds

Help us build the set for INTO THE WOODS! RSVP to Please wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes. A meal will be provided.

Saturday, June 25 (10am-4pm)
Tuesday, June 28 (6-10pm)
Saturday, July 2 (10am-4pm)
Tuesday, July 5 (6-10pm)
Saturday, July 9 (10am-4pm)

Front of House Team

We're back in the theater, which means Audience Experience Manager Darryl Smith is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join his team of house managers, bartenders, and box office volunteers. Or lend a hand as an usher—you get to see the show for free!

*Some Front of House roles include an hourly stipend*


Get in on the hustle and bustle of the backstage as a dresser for INTO THE WOODS! Help organize costumes, get actors in and out of costume, assist with quick changes, attend to minor repairs, and inform the costume shop of any major costume needs.

Dressers must be able to attend dress rehearsals and performances.

INTO THE WOODS (July 15-31)

Meet Our Production Manager

Liz Howard 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. She also helps keep our productions running smoothly!

If any of the volunteer opportunities listed here sound interesting to you, reach out to or give Liz a call at 434-977-4177 x107.

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.

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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