Set construction is mainly setting up the stage, background, curtains and other miscallanous peices. There is no carpentry and very little if any building of new sets and props. No experience is necessary, you do not need your own tools nor do you need to know how to handle tools. Any and all help is needed and appreciated. Although the setup is not complicated, there is a lot to do and many volunteers are need.
To plan, purchase and serve food to the performers at each performance. Committee will also be responsible for all set-up and clean-up. The area needs to be monitored at all times. 2-3 volunteers are needed for each performance. Also needed are food donations for our performers. Please review the items needed to see what you can contribute.
Together we will order, create and sell festive flower and candy grams during pre-show and intermission for all DOB performances. Welcome to a team of fun folks who help make the student performer’s shows a time to remember!
To plan and manage the cast party after the last performance. The committee is also responsible for coordinating the Superlative Awards given to performers. The committee is responsible for purchasing all food and supplies needed.
To fit purchase/acquire all costume accessories for performers.will work with Ms Moir to establish costume requirements. Costuming usually takes a couple of weeks and usually requires someone to sew. The is also responsible for the collection of the costumes on the night of the final performance. Approximately seven to 10 volunteers are needed for this .
We mostly do hair and a little makeup (or give guidance about makeup) to appropriately compliment the students' costumes and musical numbers. Mostly we need people who can wield a curling iron or put in a set of hot rollers, but we can train those with no experience! It's a great opportunity to get to know the kids and help make them feel special for their performances. Set up and clean up don't take very long and are really easy!
Check tickets and show guests to their reserved table. Maintain decorum by opening the auditorium doors only between songs. It's busy for 30 minutes before the show starts and right after the opening number, after that it's pretty easy. You even get to watch some of the show while on inside door duty
To plan, purchase and serve the desserts and drinks for shows. Using prior years history and metrics, the will determine what desserts to serve and how much to purchase. The kitchen also purchases the cups, plates, napkins and utensils for all shows. Menus are printed by this , as well. The is responsible for all set-up and clean-up of the kitchen area. Ten to 15 volunteers are needed for each performance (except the preview performance).
To communicate to the school and community information about the show. Responsible for WE-mails, signs, posters, sign in front of school. This (usually one or two people) gets the word out about the show. There are various venues to do this. One is updating the marquis out in front of the school. Another is WE-mail, feeder school (Frost and Elementary schools) information sent home. Blurb for historical WE-mails can be used. May also consider posting on FaceBook. Family members can also post on their personal FB pages.
Create Senior Board for the show. This includes working with the photographer to arrange head shots of each senior performer and display them on the existing board. 1-2 members
To organize and execute the selling of tickets for the shows. This includes selling of tickets prior to the shows (through and at school) and the night of the shows.