Volunteer

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This week’s Volunteer Opportunities! (7-23-16 / 7-30-16)

Hairspray set construction

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016

Hours: 10 am – 2:30 pm

Where: The Sioux Empire Community Theatre Scenic Shop, 2916 W. 3rd Street, just west of skate city of of  Kiwanis.

What:  We will be peeping everything to be put together over at the Orpheum

John Harris will lead this project.

School of Rock load out

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016

Hours: 11:00 am

Where: The Harrisburg Performing Arts Center located at the Harrisburg High School,.  Please park by the theatre loading dock.

We will be loading up the set, costumes and props and taking them to the Orpheum Theatre.  We are looking for 10 people to help with this project.

This project will be led by Patrick Pope

Hairspray Load -in

Date: Sunday, July 24, 2016

Hours: 3 pm – 9:00 pm

Where: The Orpheum Theatre Center

What: We will be constructing, painting and decorating all of the physical elements used in the show.

John Harris, Taylor Rodgers and Preston Schelsta will lead this project.

 

Hairspray Construction

Dates: Monday, July 25 – 26, 27

Times: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

What: We will be constructing, painting and decorating all of the physical elements used in the show.

 

 

Ushers for Hairspray

Dates Needed: Thursday, July 28  at 6 pm – Friday, July 29 at 6 pm – Saturday, July 30 at 1 pm and 6 pm.

What does being an usher entail?

  • Smiling and having a good time.
  • Taking tickets from all patrons.
  • Handing out playbills to each patron.
  • Working with staff to create an atmosphere that allows the entire audience to enjoy the show.
  • You will be trained on all procedures before the show starts.
  • Relax and enjoy the show.

If you would like to volunteer please email us at boxoffice@siouxfallstheatre.com.  Please let us know which day you would like to help.

Hairspray Spotlight Operators

Dates needed:

Wednesday July 27 – 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Thursday, July 28 – 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Friday, July 29 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Saturday, July 30 1:00 pm – 4: 00 pm / 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

We are looking for two volunteers that have this availability no spotlight experience necessary.  You will be trained!  Come join team Hairspray!  please let us know if you would like to volunteer or have any questions by sending an email to patrick@siouxfallstheatre.com.

General Rules

Any amount of help that you can give is greatly appreciated!  Thank you in advance!

Come help us set the stage for one of the most ambitious seasons that the Sioux Empire Community Theatre has ever undertaken.

We are looking for volunteers who are passionate about helping. Whether its your 50th show volunteering on or you’ve always wanted help out, don’t wait volunteer now. We will train all willing participants.

We will be constructing all of the physical elements used in the show.

Currently, all work calls will take place at the Orpheum Theater Center, 315 N. Phillips Ave.  1/2 block N. of the Holiday Inn City Centre.  Please use the back doors located face out into  Main Street.  Unless otherwise stated.

Not only do you get the instant pleasure of helping out a worthy non-profit, but you will get a ticket to see the show.

 

What can I do as a Volunteer for the Sioux Empire Community Theatre?

Come join the fun and get the chance to work with other incredible volunteers in the community!

We have many opportunities for you to assist with set and costume construction, box office and will call support and ushering on performance nights.

By becoming a volunteer, you will earn a free ticket to see the production.

Set construction:

Carpenters – Volunteers that work to actually assemble the wooden portions of the set. Basic safety training is needed. We request at least a 2-hour commitment.
Electrics – The department in the theatre responsible for stage lighting, sound and maintenance of the building’s electrical equipment. We request at least a 2-hour commitment.
Paints – The department that paints the completed set. We request at least a 2-hour commitment, wearing appropriate clothing.
General hands – Volunteers that are asked to assist in many of the above areas, and are often given special projects. We request at least a 2-hour commitment.

Costume construction:

Stitchers – The costume shop worker who assembles pieces into finished costumes. We request at least a 2-hour commitment. Much of this time commitment may be able to be completed at home, such as creating a garment. Fittings may necessitate time at the theater.
Wardrobe – The person in charge of inventory, repairing, and maintaining costumes for an individual show.
General hands – Volunteers that are asked to assist in many of the above areas, and are often given special projects. We request at least a 2-hour commitment.

Properties department:

Porperties department is in charge of all furnishings, set dressings, and all items large and small which cannot be classified as scenery, electrics or wardrobe.

Properties personnel – The people who work with the director’s identified needs to find, arrange for delivery, or design (and build, if necessary) properties for each show.

Running crew:

Deck hands – The crew that works backstage during the show, shifting the scenery, and props. Commitment starts during the technical rehearsal and runs through all performances.
Fly operators – The person who operates the flying system. The mobile scenery that hangs, “Flys” above the stage. Special training is required. Commitment starts during the technical rehearsal and runs through all performances.
Dressers – the person who assists actors with their costumes before, during, and after a performance. Commitment starts during the technical rehearsal and runs through all performances.

Front of the House:

Box office personnel – Assist in the selling and revering of tickets. Requires a quick background check. We request at least a 2-hour commitment.
Will call personnel – Responsible for distributing reserved tickets the night of a performance. A one-night commitment.
Ushers – Assist in the seating of patrons during performances. A one-night commitment.

Street Crew:

Foot team – A team of dedicated volunteers that hang and distribute posters to local business and public places. Distribution is coordinated with the administration of the Sioux Empire Community Theatre.
E-team – A team of individuals that “Share” and “Like” our posts on Facebook. They will also help us grow our email list by forwarding on all official emails. This team will pass on messages, they will not be asked to create materials. They will provide feedback to Sioux Empire Community Theatre staff.

Administrative:

General hands – Volunteers that are asked to assist in special projects such as data entry, proofreading, filing and other general administrative help.

If interested please send us an email at info@siouxfallstheatre.com