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VOLUNTEER

Thanks for your interest in volunteering with us. Metro Theatre is community theatre at its best, and our volunteers are at the heart of everything we do.

Metro Theatre is a non-profit Society, operated mostly by volunteers.

Metro Theatre’s MISSION STATEMENT: To provide high-quality entertainment for the public; to provide opportunities for “training and experience” in the theatre arts.

Currently, Metro Theatre’s season consists of six Showcase productions, plus the annual Christmas Pantomime.

Production Crew positions include:

 The Stage Manager, is appointed by the Production Management Committee, and has an extremely important job, the Stage Manager is the person who is a leader – from rehearsal to closing night – ensuring everything is running efficiently, smoothly and on time.

 The Assistant Stage Manager, is assigned to share the workload of the Stage Manager.

 The Set Designer, is appointed by the Production Management Committee; works with the Director and the script, to conceptualize a workable setting that can be constructed within the scope of available resources.

 The Lighting Designer, is usually appointed by the Technical Director; will work with the Director, Set Designer, Scenic Painter and Set Decorator to establish the required mood of the piece, to note any particular lighting changes called for in the script.

 THE SOUND DESIGNER, is usually appointed by the Technical Director; will work with the Director and Technical Director to develop an appropriate sound plot for the show, including pre-show music, all sound effects, intermission music and post-show music.

 THE COSTUME DESIGNER, is appointed by the Production Management Committee; works with the Director, to dress the cast, including hats and personal accessories, appropriate to the design requirements of the production.

 THE PROPS COORDINATOR, is appointed by the Production Management Committee; will work with the Director, to determine what props are required in the production, according to the script, the design concept, period, type, style, size, colour and materials.

If you’ve got a skill, we can likely use it! And if you want to learn about theatre production and can commit to a rehearsal or show schedule, we’d be thrilled to have you on board. Come be part of our history of creating magic on stage for over 52 years!

If you are interested in getting involved with Metro or just have questions, please send us a note through this contact form, and our volunteer coordinator will get in touch with you soon.

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