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Volunteer:

ACT is a volunteer-driven theatre where everyone is welcome! If you’re enthusiastic about learning a new skill or sharing your talents with us, we’d love to have you!

We hold Volunteer Orientation sessions throughout the year. Sessions usually last about one hour. Upcoming orientations are:

  • November 7, 2018: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
  • January 3, 2019: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
  • March 13, 2019: 6:30 pm-7:30 pm

If you’d specifically like to usher, join us for an Usher Orientation:

  • November 19, 2018: 5:30-6:30 pm
  • January 14, 2019: 5:30-6:30 pm
  • March 19, 2019: 7:00-8:00 pm

In the meantime, please call us at 828-254-1320 (Tuesday-Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm) or email Joshua Runkles, our Volunteer Coordinator, for more information!

Note: Asheville Community Theatre policy prohibits participation by anyone on any sex offender or sexual abuse registry to any activity sponsored by Asheville Community Theatre. The only exception is being a member of an audience of an event sponsored by ACT.

Internships:

We have been able to tailor internships based on individual requirements. If you’re interested in connecting with Asheville Community Theatre about a possible internship, please email Chanda Calentine, our Program Director. Internships tend to be volunteer and can be in costumes, with our summer camp or more.

Jobs:

Asheville Community Theatre seeks person(s) to work front of house jobs during performances (primarily evenings/weekends). Responsibilities include: selling tickets, selling concessions, preparing reports, overseeing volunteers, and other administrative tasks.

Ideal candidates are expected to demonstrate commitment, dedication, cooperation, positive behavior, adaptability, and flexibility with changes in jobs and duties. Being able to anticipate change and bring about changes when they are needed with professionalism.

Positions are part time seasonal / $10-11 per hour. Please send a resume to joshua@ashevilletheatre.org with subject line “Front of House Positions.” No phone calls please.

Concessions Manager – oversees concession sales during performances, manages concession volunteers, provides friendly patron service, must be proficient with point of sales software – especially the “Square,” and is responsible for setup and cleanup of concessions area. Must be 21 years or older. Duties are evenings and weekends in approximately 4 hour shifts.

House Manager – Responsible for overseeing patron experience during performances, be on duty to assist patrons, seat latecomers, and handle emergencies. Oversee and direct volunteer ushers. Must be detail oriented and have a great sense of self responsibility. Duties are weekends and evenings in approximately 4 hour shifts.

Box Office Staff – The Box Office Patron Service Representative position provides Patron services, cash and credit card handling and ticketing services. Attention to detail is important. Patron service experience, preferably in the ticketing, entertainment, non-profit arts or hospitality industries. This can be a high-volume demanding position. Excellent phone etiquette and professionalism is a must. Skill using computer software programs including point of sale systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and Gmail. Experience with ticketing systems, especially Patron Manager, a plus.