Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Rochester Civic Theatre. We are supported by more than 300 wonderful volunteers. Please read volunteer descriptions below carefully, and contact us with your interested field via email




Task: Hand out programs, check tickets, guide patrons to seats, assist patrons during a performance, sell concessions

Hours: 3-4 hours (Depends on the length of shows.)

When: Show nights



Stage Crew

Task: Set up and move scenery, sweep set, operate follow spot, sound/light board, and fly system, strike show, help with costume changes

Hours: 3-4 hours (Depends on the length of shows.)

When: Show nights



Hair and Make-up

Task: Help actors with quick changes, help actors with make up, help actors with hair, wig styling, make-up designs

Hours: 1-3 Hours

When: Show nights



Set Constructions

Task: Help build scenery, paint scenery (both general and artistic,) construct props (crafts work,) props gathering, organize shop

Hours: Variable

When: We are currently building the set for "RENT." If you are available during the following time frames, email Janet or call her at 507-282-8481 extention #215 and let her know when you can come in!



Task: Rehearse and Perform in a play/musical. (All actors will be chosen at open auditions)

Hours: Variable

When: Typically M-F 7-10PM for 4-6 weeks for rehearsals. Then 2-4 weeks of Thurs-Sun shows.
(Must be able to participate in all rehearsals and performances.)

Click here to see the audition information at the Civic Theatre.



Youth Troupe Performer

Task: Rehearse and Perform in community-outreach troupes.

Click here for more info of the Civic Theatre performing troupes.

Hours: Variable

When: Variable


Contact us with any questions.