Volunteer at The Phoenix Theatre Company

Usher Opportunities

Do you love theatre arts? Are you looking to give back to your community? Volunteer at The Phoenix Theatre Company as a student usher and become a part of the arts community.

As an usher at The Phoenix Theatre Company, you are critical to the success of each performance and every audience member’s experience. Volunteer student ushers act as ambassadors and greet all guests and assist with general questions in our lobby spaces before the show. Once doors open for seating, ushers perform multiple duties such as ticket scanning, ushering patrons to their seats, handing out programs, assisting with taking photos in the lobby, cleaning the theatre after the performance, and other duties as assigned.

Our volunteer student ushers:

  • Learn valuable customer service, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Earn merit hours that can be redeemed towards tickets to our performances.
  • Can request sign off on volunteer hours for volunteer requirements for clubs, student organizations/societies, scholarship applications etc.
Opportunity is for all ages 14 and up. Under 18 requires signed parental consent form.  Under 16 requires an accompanying parent volunteer.

Essential Requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time (3-5 hours)
  • Lift up to 15 pounds.
  • Independently navigate stairs on a frequent basis.
  • Complete task requiring repetitive hand movements such as pressing buttons or squeezing.
  • Commit to being familiar with our shows and ticket structures.

Perks:

  • Earn “Merit Hours” to exchange for free tickets
  • Get 50% off at The ArtBar + Bistro for self and one guest
  • Opportunity to earn an invite to special events

 

Interested in being a volunteer? Fill out the online application here.

Already a volunteer? Log in to the volunteer portal.