Dusk Dances Hamilton, a first of its kind, outdoor dance event in Bayfront park presented by HCA Dance Theatre. The show features an array of choreographic works presented nightly at sunset. Choreographers are programmed to perform ten-minute pieces inspired by the park's natural environment. As dusk descends, a theatrical host leads the audience to five dance pieces that unfold in different areas of the park.
We need your help to make sure every evening runs smoothly!
Volunteer Positions: Dusk Dances Hamilton is looking for 8 volunteers for each night of the festival, and 4 for the dress rehearsal. 28 volunteers in total. Plus on-call volunteers for the rain dates!
Description of Positions: Positions include information table, dressing room security, site security, and ushering. Volunteer duties would also include program stuffing and nightly set-up/tear down of info table and signs.
Dates: Dusk Dances Hamilton 2014 takes place nightly at Bayfront Park (200 Harbour Front Drive) from July 31 to August 2, with a dress Rehearsal on July 30.
Time: The opening band starts at 7pm and the show begins at 7:30pm. Volunteers are required to be at the park at 5:30pm until no later than 9:30pm.
Contact If interested please email Laura Kappel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer Information for HCA Dance Theatre Dusk Dances Hamilton 2014
What services does your organization provide? The HCA Dance Theatre was established to produce and present new dance works for local audiences. The community benefits from the aspirations of HCA Dance Theatre in its pursuit to produce high quality dance performances for new and existing audiences in Hamilton. We believe the unique aspect of developing interdisciplinary dance based works which integrate a variety of artistic practices further encourages this process of developing new audiences and promoting dance education.
Do you have any age requirements? at least 15 years old
Do you require language proficiency other than in English? N/A
What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer? At least 1 shift from 5:30pm - 9:30pm (at the latest). July 30 - August 2, 2014
What type of volunteer positions are typically available? Volunteer positions include: Information table Dressing room security Site security Ushering Volunteer duties would also include program stuffing and nightly set-up/tear down of info table and signs.
Do you provide training for volunteers? Yes, there will be a volunteer training session. The Volunteer Coordinator will discuss the roles and expectations of the volunteers outlining the policies and procedures of the festival.
What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization? Arts festivals and events support Ushering ticket taking Information booth Set up and take down Back Stage and Front of House help Administrative Support / Marketing
How will a person benefit from volunteering with HCA Dance Theatre Dusk Dances Hamilton 2014? Volunteers will benefit by being a part of Dance History in Hamilton! This is Dusk Dances first year in Hamilton. This is a great opportunity to support the Hamilton arts scene and meet members of the community. Volunteers will get to watch the dances in the beautiful Bay Front Park