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MEMBERS ONLY VOLUNTEER PAGE

Hello and welcome! This special page on grct.org is only accessible to YOU, our current Civic volunteers. Here you will find our upcoming volunteer opportunities, links to each opportunity’s sign-up form, a button at the bottom of the page that will link you to a place to record your volunteer hours, along with videos to help navigate the process of volunteering at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre in the 2021-22 season. If you have questions, I’m happy to answer them; feel free to contact me at k.mellitz@grct.org. Thank you for joining us. We’re so glad you’re here!

-Kate Mellitz

Volunteer Coordinator

 

2021-2022 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AT GRAND RAPIDS CIVIC

PRODUCTION OPPORTUNITIES:

Tech Crew, Scene Shop, and COSTUME SHOP

 

Are you interested in working on a show, either behind the scenes or on stage?  Do you want to volunteer in our scene shop or costume shop?  Please email Kate Mellitz, Volunteer Coordinator at k.mellitz@grct.org for more information about upcoming opportunities.

*BENEFITS: Actors and tech crew receive comp and discount tickets for the productions they work on.

AUDIENCE EXPERIENCE OPPORTUNITIES:

USHERS, DOOR PERSONS, COAT CHECK, CONCESSIONS

 

Are you interested in ushering for an upcoming show? Ushers are asked to arrive one hour prior to the performance and stay until after the show concludes.  Usher duties are required before, during and after the show.  In exchange, ushers can see the performance they usher for free.  To volunteer, please sign up using the links below:

SSIGN UP FOR UPCOMING PERFORMANCES:

Kinky Boots | April 29 – May 22

Shakespeare in Love | January 21 – February 6

Sound of Music | November 17 – December 17

Ten for All | March 18-20

AUDIENCE EXPERIENCE TRAINING:

USHERS, DOOR PERSONS, COAT CHECK, CONCESSIONS

 

Never ushered before?  

Check out our informational and training videos below to learn about our ushering opportunities.

**Ushers are required to complete an online training before they are added to the usher list. 

To complete this training, please CLICK HERE.

BUSINESS OFFICE & EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

 

Do you have some daytime hours during the week?  Are you interested in learning more about the business side of our productions?  Please email Kate Mellitz, Volunteer Coordinator at k.mellitz@grct.org for more information about upcoming opportunities.

VOLUNTEER BENEFITS

 

Our organization could not function without the help from our generous volunteers like you.  THANK YOU!  When you volunteer at Civic, we keep track the time you dedicate to the theatre. In exchange, we offer you free tickets to productions during our current season.  Please note that ushers, actors, and tech crew members earn tickets differently than shop and office volunteers.  For more information, please contact our Audience Experience Manager, Jessica Burke, at j.burke@grct.org. 

 

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