Opportunities for Homeschooled Students / Families
All volunteers at Theatre Memphis receive complimentary tickets. If you are interested, please fill out the form below.
Ongoing Workweek Volunteer Activities:
In the past we’ve had high school aged homeschoolers participate and excel in these fields. Sometimes they are also able to gain credit hours for certain classes. The participation schedule for these opportuities is flexible, but regular attendance (averaging 2-6 hours per week) Monday - Friday, 9:30 AM - 5 PM for an ongoing period of time is expected.
The Lighting Assistant helps the Lighting Designer rig (prep, hang, focus, gel) the instruments and lighting inventory. Please see more details at Lighting Assistant.
The Scenery and Props Construction volunteers will help construct the set and props, offering assistance in the following areas: woodwork, welding, painting, crafts and light sewing. Please see more details at Scenery/Props Construction.
Helps construct costumes. Help needed in any of these areas: machine sewing, hand stitching, alterations, mending, crafting. Please see more details at Costume Construction.
Time Specific Workweek Volunteer Activities: A Christmas Carol Cast/Crew
In the past we’ve had elementary through high school aged homeschoolers participate in this cast or crew for A Christmas Carol. This is often a good fit for families who want to volunteer together. Cast and crew are awarded a small stipend for their participation. Cast is selected during an audition process. Crew is selected during an application/interview process.
A Memphis Family Holiday Tradition. Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is approached by the ghostly vision of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns him of an upcoming spiritual journey. An eye-opening exploration leads to happiness and enlightenment, not to mention song, dance and holiday cheer.
CAST attendance requirements: Regular rehearsals will be 2-4 days a week, 2-3 hours per day in the morning or afternoon, starting early October. Closer to the opening performance, actors may be called for weekend and/ or evening rehearsals 5-6 days per week, for longer periods each call. Weekday school matinee performances run late November – mid (2 performances per day, Mon – Fri, will a call period of 8:45 AM– 1 PM each day.) From more information about Theatre Memphis auditions, please see details at Auditions.
CREW attendance requirements: Tech rehearsals will be 5-6 days per week, for 3-5 hours, beginning mid-November. Weekday school matinee performances run late-November to mid-December (2 performances per day, Mon – Fri, will a call period of 8:45 AM– 1 PM each day.) From more information about serving on crew, please see details at Backstage Crew.
There are also ongoing volunteer needs with:
For more information, please contact Amy Salerno Hale.