VOLUNTEER

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Attic relies on volunteers to make each evening a special event for patrons and recognizes their importance to the operation of a community theatre.

 

Helping Box Office Manager Jim Forbeck at the “will call” window were Jill Anthony, Sandra Crace, Mike Fails and Jean Faltynski.

 

Those happy faces that greeted and seated patrons this summer at Attic Chamber Series three shows were: Nora Bielmeier, Bob Bondy, Rosemary Cummings, Chris Danz, Bonnie Donnelly, Louise Dreier, Pat Fails, Kathy Gribble, Sharon Haczynski, Kathy Hannah, Jim and Gaye Hughson, Mike and Shirley Huss, Marce Knapp, Sharon Kohl, Joyce Lee, Susan Locke, Kathy Loiselle, Mary Magiera, Nancie Peebles, Terry Rebholz, Anne Reynolds, Judy Ruhl, Marlene Schirmacher, Gayle Schultz, Cindy Thompson, Donna VandenHeuvel, Dawn Wood and Claudia Zins.

 

Serving wine, beer, soda, water and snacks prior to the show and during intermission were Wendy Bauman, Bob and Nancy Ernst, Mary Mageira, Jared Stroik, Carl Wenzel and John Zang.

 On hand to answer questions and keep the evening running smoothly were house managers Marsha Brewer, Kenn Forsythe, Judy Hebbe, Marjorie Melso and Ellen Schreiter.

Thanks to EVERYONE who made 2018 one of your most successful seasons!!


Since its inception in 1950, Attic has used volunteers to run the company and continues to include all interested individuals, who come to share the mission, meet new friends and to have a good time.

Be it for a short term task, a single show or an entire season, choose the activity that most interests you and pick a time that fits your schedule:

SCHEDULED EVENINGS JUNE 7 THROUGH JULY 23

  • Box Office - Take orders and sell tickets from 6 to 7 p.m. on performance nights, 1 to 2 p.m. on matinees. Must be computer literate. Attend the last dress rehearsal of the show you work.

  • Ushers - Greet and seat guests from 6 p.m. to curtain at scheduled performances. Serve refreshments during intermission. Ushers who stay to view the show will pick up dropped programs, etc., from the theatre after the show.

  • House Managers - Supervise ushers and assist patrons as needed from 6 p.m. until after the show.

For more information, contact Judy Hebbe at 920-850-1952 or hebbe5839@gmail.com

SCHEDULED DAYTIME HOURS MAY 27 THROUGH JULY 19

  • Backstage Assistants - Build sets, paint, assemble sets or gather props between acts under the direction of the technical director or alter/sew costumes under the direction of the costumer.

For more information, contact Robert Ernst at 920-810-2258 or rernst1252@new.rr.com

ONE OF THREE SCHEDULED SHOWS, JUNE 5 THROUGH JULY 23

  • Run Crew - Help change scenery, run spotlights or sound, change props between acts and help with costume changes during technical rehearsals and show performances.

For more information, contact Robert Ernst at 920-810-2258 or rernst1252@new.rr.com

SCHEDULED SINGLE TASK ACTIVITIES FEBRUARY THROUGH APRIL

  • Advertising Sales - Work with the administrative assistant to contact regular and new advertisers for the season program on your own time February through April.

  • Auditions - Register and direct actors to audition rooms 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 12 or 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 13 or Tuesday, March 14.

For more information, contact Brenda Taubel at 920-734-7887 or attictheatre@gmail.com

SINGLE TASK COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

  • Development Committee - Solicit sponsors, raise funds, write grants intermittent during the year.

  • Education Committee - Coordinate Play Script Club at libraries, March workshop for children and four day children's theatre camp in June.

  • Marketing Committee - Execute a marketing plan to include media, website, Facebook and appropriate community outreach. Oversee newsletter and season playbill.

For more information, contact Berray Billington at 920-819-5176 or berrayb@yahoo.com

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Reasons Why Volunteering is the Most Rewarding Experience

Volunteering, over time, has transformed from leisure time community service into an effective tool in socially conscious professional networking. So why Volunteer? Whether you are a student, a newcomer to the town, or just a person looking for direction in your life, volunteering at a local non-profit organization is a fitting, challenging and fun way to begin your pursuit.

Give Something Back to the Community: Did you know that as a volunteer, you have the power to strengthen so many aspects of your community? By working at the eldercare ward of your local hospital, you would be helping your community’s seniors. By taking up an after school mentoring program, you would be contributing towards the future of the youths. By taking that extra step, you would be contributing towards the development of your town, city and thus, the country!

Give Your Career Some Direction: It doesn’t matter whether you are fresh out of school or just taking a break to figure out a career change. Volunteering in a field that interests you significantly increase your chances of finding what lights you up! There really is nothing to beat the on-the-job knowledge volunteering offers!

Make Friends and Increase Your Network: If you take your volunteering seriously it would improve your chances of networking with other professionals in your community. How, you ask me? Non-profits host or attend several events every month. Whether it is to raise funds or support other causes, an average non-profit organization sees at least one event a week. If you are an active member of your organization, you would get to attend several of these events and meet people from wide-ranging industries.

Finally, It is Good For You: Volunteering reduces stress. The shift in focus from your problems to something else would give a bigger and better meaning to your life. Nothing really beats that!!

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