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Volunteer Opportunities

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Open Hand Theater has long been an exciting and rewarding place where people of all ages can become involved in the creative work of a theatrical company. Join the excitement by contributing your time and talents to this valuable cultural and educational resource. If you would like to volunteer, email:

  • Festival Performers: Join in the fun and build community by performing with giant puppets at festivals and parades.

  • Front of the House: Serve as an usher, help staff the box office and gift shop.

  • Clerical Activities: Assist in the preparation of bulk mailings, stuffing programs and other office details.

  • Building Maintenance: Regular housekeeping, such as sweeping, dusting, washing windows and cleaning the restrooms.

  • Artistic Projects: Help build and repair puppets and masks, paint scenery and murals, provide graphic design skills, and assist at hands-on workshops.

  • Costuming: Where else can you work on a giant's costume? Help is needed to sew costumes for both actors and puppets. Skilled seamstresses preferred.

  • Hospitality: Help is needed to provide baked goods, salads, hors d'oeuvres, and hospitality for the many special events and receptions.