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Backstage Volunteers

Theatre Macon is always looking for volunteers to assist with the running of the technical elements of a production. There are several ways to get involved behind the scenes. Complete the “Volunteer Form” above to see what slots are available for the next production. These opportunities are available to anyone ages 8+.


Stage Crew safely assists in the set up and breakdown of scenery, furniture, and props during rehearsals and performances. 


Stage Crew is a 2 - 3 week time commitment


Costume Crew assists performers in changing costumes, keeping track of costume pieces, and touching up wigs, hair, and make-up as needed during rehearsals and performances.


Costume Crew is a 2 - 3 week time commitment


Sound Board Operator is responsible for controlling and mixing the audio elements of the production. They use specialized equipment to control volume levels, EQ settings, sound cues, and other characteristics of different sounds in order to create a cohesive auditory experience. Additionally, Sound Board Operator checks and operates microphones, in addition to operating sound effects and sometimes projections during rehearsals and performances. 


Sound Board Operator is a 2 - 3 week time commitment



Light Board Operator is responsible for operating the light board with pre-loaded cues during rehearsals and performances. 


Light Board Operator is a 2 - 3 week time commitment


Follow Spot Operator is responsible for operating a specialized lighting instrument called a follow spot which is used to illuminate cast members and “follow” them around the stage in real time.


Spot Operator is a 2 - 3 week time commitment.


Stage Manager facilitates communication across all creative and technical departments; acts as a right hand to the director; oversees sets, props, lights, and sound; and may call all technical cues during rehearsals and  performances. 

Stage Manager is a 6 - 8 week commitment

Note: Assistant Stage Manager positions are available if you are interested in learning in tandem

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

Photo by

Jessica Whitley Photography

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