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Celebrate Stages 2024

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Celebrate Stages! 

You can help make Celebrate Stages successful by volunteering before, during, or after the show! Many hands make light work. Choose from a variety of roles. If you have any questions, contact Carolyn Curran at or Ellen Broder at

To sign up, click the button below to go to the Tickets page, and select your volunteer role in the Add-ons section.

Volunteer Roles & Descriptions

Sponsor Recruiter

Contact potential sponsors for the event, explain the opportunities, and follow up with them. Report to: Carolyn Curran.

Food Donation Recruiter

Solicit donations of food for the event from local restaurants. Report to: Ellen Broder.


Pickup pre-arranged (by others) donations of food and balloons and deliver to the venue by 1:00pm. Note: Volunteer will need a ticket if they will attend the show.  Report to: Ellen Broder.

Event Space Setup
Duties: Tidy event space, setup chairs, tables and other items in advance of event date.  Arrive: TBD. Report to: Carolyn Curran.


Arrive one hour prior to event to greet patrons and direct them to the venue at West Herr Performing Arts Center. Note: Volunteer will need a ticket if they will attend the show. Reports to: House Manager.

Refreshments Setup

Duties: Tidy lobby, setup refreshments 90 minutes before curtain. Arrive: 90 minutes prior to showtime. Report to: Ellen Broder.

Refreshments Server

Duties: Leave event 10 minutes before Intermission to uncover refreshments, then help serve.  Arrive: 10 minutes prior to Intermission. Dress: Nicely (black and white preferably). Report to: Ellen Broder.

Refreshments Cleanup

Duties: Cleanup refreshment area after the event. Report to: Ellen Broder.


Duties: Scan tickets, hand out programs, help patrons with special needs, tidy before and after performance. Arrive: 1 hour prior to curtain. Skills Needed: Smile, hand out programs, scan tickets, pickup garbage, operate vacuum. Dress: Nicely -- black and white preferably. Note: Ushers will need a ticket if they will attend the show. Report to: House Manager.

Strike Crew

Following the performance, around 5:00 p.m., help strike chairs, tables, and tech equipment, clean up the theater and hallways, collect garbage, vacuum, and load-out signs and any equipment. Reports to: Ellen Broder, Carolyn Curran, and Tom Pembrook.

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