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FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival

FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival

FunnyFest is the first comedy festival of its kind in Western Canada. FunnyFest is an unique combination of entertainment, learning, socializing and FUN. With over 11000 punchlines and no sacred cows, FunnyFest is a distinctive Western comedy festival. Over 11 exciting days in May we will showcase a wide range of stand up comedy & sketch talent from around the world. Importance will be placed on promoting the outstanding comedic talents of Western Canadians, and concurrently, providing awesome opportunities for volunteers in a festival setting.

With over 70 comics performing 30 shows at 10 distinct venues, from lounges and theatres to large indoor and outdoor venues, FunnyFest will appeal to anyone that loves live comedy. Volunteers, like you, will play a vital role in making FunnyFest come to life!

Keywords: Festival , Arts and Culture



FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival
Calgary, AB

FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival url http://www.funnyfest.com/

FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival Phone Number 403-228-7888

FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival Email address volunteers@funnyfest.com



Volunteer Information for FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival

What services does your organization provide?
What FunnyFest Delivers

  • 50,000 plus comedy lovers to various events
  • 11 day mass media event
  • The largest comedy festival in Western Canada & 2nd largest in the nation
  • Hopping venues with settings as diverse as the comedians (theatres, pubs, restaurants)
  • 50 comedy showcases over 11 days and nights
  • A distinctive entertainment brand and strategic sponsor opportunity in Canada
  • Enhanced and broadening of sponsor's brand and position profile as a contributor to the community for arts and entertainment.
  • Positive feelings and brand association with FunnyFest and laughter.


Do you have any age requirements?
No.


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
No.


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
FunnyFest offers a number of dynamic roles. We would like you to meet with us to see what you would like to do. Most volunteers at events are general volunteers. On average, we expect at least a 2 hour time commitment at a time. Ultimately, the time commitment is up to you, however, most volunteers really enjoy the benefits of laughter, complimentary tickets, potential new challenges, and meeting fantastic people.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
No.


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
We need volunteers that possess the following qualities:
Enthusiasm, Dedication, Resourcefulness, Leadership, Creative, Organized, Computer literate, Fun loving, Good people skills, Responsibility, Cooperation


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
General volunteers, production director, venue manager, talent liaison, usher/runner, 50/50 seller


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?
General volunteers, production director, venue manager, talent liaison, usher/runner, 50/50 seller


How will a person benefit from volunteering with FunnyFest Calgary Comedy Festival?
Rewards awaiting Top Volunteers:

  • Full access festival pass
  • Free tickets for friends and family to attend
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Opportunity to mingle with performers behind the scenes
  • Free beverages and food
  • Free T-shirt and maybe a limited edition golf shirt
  • Recognition in publications and web site
  • Make history by pioneering a comedy event
  • Go where no Festival Volunteer has gone before
  • Funny, funny, funny and much more to come .

Do you accept high school students?
Absolutely.




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