SEEKING VOLUNTEER PROPS CREW, COSTUME CREW, AND PERFORMER ATTENDANTS
The producers of the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies are currently seeking volunteers for the positions of Props Crew, Costume Crew and Performer Attendants for the Opening and/or Closing Ceremonies. These are all exciting roles working behind-the-scenes on a live, large scale, stadium production!
Here are brief descriptions for each role:
Duties: The duties of the Costume Crew may include some or all of the following: assist with the inventory, labeling, possible alterations and maintenance, clean-up and re-set of costumes used during rehearsals, dress rehearsal and performance of the Opening Ceremony.
The Costume Crew will be responsible for the set-up, distribution and strike of all costume areas.
Skills: -Strong organizational skills
-Some volunteers assigned should be adept at using a sewing machine
-Good people skills
Duties: The Props Crew will assist with the inventory, possible assembly, maintenance, distribution, and retrieval of props during rehearsals, dress rehearsal and performances of the Opening Ceremony.
Skills: -Basic building/craft skills an asset
-Good people skills
-Adequate physical strength to maneuver large objects
Duties: Performer Attendants will assist the Stage Management Team with rehearsals and backstage operations including but not limited to: registration, pick-up/drop-off operations, marshalling performers, assisting with maintenance and order of the rehearsal and marshalling spaces.
Performer Attendants will be responsible for keeping the performers controlled and together in their assigned marshalling sites.
Skills: -Good people and communication skills
-Ability to maintain a strong, but pleasant presence amongst a crowd
-Able to sustain energy for long, late hours
All rehearsals and Ceremonies will take place at Shell Place and the schedule for these roles are as follows:
August 4th 6:00pm – 10:00pm (Orientation)
August 5th 3-6 hour shift between 10am-10pm
August 6th 3-6 hour shift between 10am-10pm
August 7th 10:00am– 10:00pm (Rehearsals and Opening Ceremony)
August 15th 06:00pm-10:00pm (Orientation and Rehearsal)
August 16th 10:00am-10:00pm (Rehearsals and Closing Ceremony)
By accepting this role, you will also be able to take on a secondary role during games time (so long as there are no scheduling conflicts). We would love to have you join our Ceremonies team! For more information or to sign-up please email: Hanna Fridhed at firstname.lastname@example.org