Ticket/Merchandise Sales –
Volunteers will sell tickets, programs, and merchandise. Volunteers must be at ease with the fast pace of handling cash, checks, credit card transactions, and managing merchandise inventory.
Entry Door Greeter/Zip Code Collector –
Volunteers will greet patrons at the entrance of the venues, give appropriate guidance, and record zip codes of attendees on a form to be provided. Assist patrons with doors when necessary.
Theater/Narthex Doors Monitor –
Check tickets and distribute material to patrons. Close the theater/narthex doors when the competitor is introduced and open the doors when performance concludes. Ensure that patrons waiting in the lobby are quiet and that no one enters the theater during the performance.
Assist patrons to their seats and maintain silence and decorum during performances. Close the doors when the competitor is introduced and open the doors when performance concludes. Handle any emergencies which may arise and insure that judges are not disturbed while in the theater.
Head Usher –
Supervise the ushers in the theater and confirm that all ushers are in their assigned positions. Be familiar with the duties of the other ushers and assist the Volunteer Co-chairs to insure that all volunteers are in place and know their assignments
Competitor Greeter/Guide –
Greet the Competitors as they enter the venues and guide the competitor to the appropriate warm-up room location after previous competitor vacates it. Monitor the warm-up room to insure the competitor is not disturbed. At the scheduled time, escort the competitor downstairs to the designated backstage position and wait till the competitor has finished to escort the competitor to the lobby. Volunteers at the Arts Center will need to be able to manage two flights of stairs.
Be willing and able to fill in for any of the above positions in case of emergency or a “no show”. Alternates must report for assigned session.