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Who: Are you ready for your close up? Do you love sewing costumes or building sets? Do you just love the theatre? Then volunteer with New Tampa Players! New Tampa Players is a community theatre located at the University Mall. Founded in 2002, NTP creates quality theatre by and for people of all abilities and backgrounds. Our goal is to be the leading example of excellence, diversity, and inclusion in our community.

Time Commitment: Generally, the volunteering time expected for the below positions is flexible. Dates/length of volunteer position varies based on production. Production specific time frames are:

  • Motherhood Out Loud: Early May- Mid June
  • Bloom: Early June- Mid July
  • Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical: Early June- End of August

Location: Uptown Stage at the University Mall (2200 East Fowler Ave. Tampa, FL 33612). Some volunteering time may take place in Tampa Palms in New Tampa.

Next Steps: If any of the below volunteer positions tickle your fancy, contact Chris Noble through the form at the bottom of the page or call Chris at (813) 492-8916!

Available Positions:

    • Costumers and Costuming Assistants:
      • Purpose of the Position: We are seeking costumers and costuming assistants for 3 productions in our summer season.
      • Responsibilities: Costumers are primarily responsible for creating, gathering, and organizing costumes for a particular production.
      • Qualifications: Skills in sewing, sewing repair, and crafting are helpful, but not required. Costuming assistants assist the costumer with costuming tasks related to a production. Volunteers do not need experience in costuming to volunteer. NTP will help volunteers learn.
      • Production/Position Specific Dates and Time Commitment: Commit to one, two, or all three productions! It’s totally up to you!
        • Motherhood out Loud: Early May- Mid June
        • Bloom: Early June- Mid July
        • Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical: Early June- End of August
    • Stage Manager
      • Purpose of Position: We are seeking stage managers for 2 productions in our summer season.
      • Responsibilities: Stage managers are responsible for organizing cast and crew of a production, recording blocking notes during rehearsals, ensuring that cast and crew are safe during rehearsals and performances, and being a primary source of communication for cast and crew during a production.
      • Qualifications: Previous stage managing experience is helpful, but not required. NTP can train an interested volunteer.
      • Production/Position Specific Dates and time Commitment: Volunteering as a stage manager is primarily on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 7PM-10PM. Some weekend hours can be involved.
        • Bloom: Early June- Mid July
        • Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical: Early June- End of August
    • Light and Sound Technicians:
      • Purpose of Position: We are seeking light and sound technicians for 3 of our summer season productions. Responsibilities: The light and sound technician for a production is responsible for setting up the light and sound systems in the space and programming the light cues into the system.
      • Qualifications: Skills in electrical, lighting, and sound are helpful, but are not necessary. We can train a volunteer who is interested in learning.
      • Production/Position specific dates: Commit to one, two, or all three productions! It’s totally up to you!
        • Motherhood out Loud: Early June- Mid June
        • Bloom: Early July- Mid July
        • Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical: Mid-August- End of August.
    • Box Office Helpers:
      • Purpose of Position: We are seeking box office helpers for performances of three of our summer season productions.
      • Responsibilities: Box Office Helpers are responsible for ensuring that all audience members have completed the health questionnaire, have their temperature taken, and are checked into the ticketing system. Box Office Helpers also sell tickets at the door. They help clean the space and set it for the next performance.
      • Qualifications: None. Training will be provided for all box office helpers.
      • Position Specific Time Commitment: Commit to one, two, or all productions – it’s totally up to you! Fridays 6:00-9:30, Saturdays 6:00 PM-9:30 PM, and Sundays 2:00 PM-5:30 PM.  Box Office Helpers can schedule to do 2 or more shifts for each production.
        • Motherhood out Loud: June 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, and 20th
        • Bloom: July 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25th
        • Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical: Early June- August 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
    • Props Volunteers:
      • Purpose of Position: We are seeking costumers and costuming assistants for 3 productions in our summer season. We are seeking a props volunteers for 1 production during our Summer Season.
      • Responsibilities: Props volunteers make and gather the items used by the actors in a production.
      • Qualifications: Thift store shopping skills and crafting skills are helpful, but not required.
      • Position Specific Time Commitment: This position will assist the production of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical from Early June- End of August
    • Costuming Organization:
      • Purpose of position: Each year, New Tampa Players uses 100’s of costumes in our productions and in helping theatre programs at local Title I schools.
      • Responsibilities: After each production, the costumes need to be laundered and reorganized into our storage, so they can found easily. Costuming organization volunteers help our board member, Shelley Giles, launder and organize the costumes.
      • Time commitment: Flexible!
    • Set Construction and Painting Volunteers:
      • Purpose of Position: We are seeking set construction and painting volunteers for 3 productions during our Summer Season.
      • Responsibilities:  Set construction and painting volunteers will work on the construction and painting of the set.
      • Qualifications: Carpentry, painting, and tool skills are helpful, but not required. New Tampa Players will help an interested volunteer learn.
      • Production Specific dates: Commit to one, two, or all three productions – it’s totally up to you!
        • Motherhood out Loud: Early May- Mid June
        • Bloom: Early June- Mid July
        • Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical: Early June- End of August
    • Theatre Camp Assistants:
      • Purpose of Position: New Tampa Players is hosting Musical Theatre Camp and Theatre Leadership Camp this summer. We are seeking volunteer costumers and costuming assistants for 3 productions in our summer season and to assist during camp. 
      • Responsibilities: Camp Assistants would help supervise campers, work with small groups of campers, and ensure the campers’ safety.
      • Position Specific Time Commitment: Monday-Fridays from 8:30 AM-12:00 PM and 12:00 PM-3:30 PM
        • Musical Theatre Camp: June 14-June 25
        • Theatre Leadership Camp:  July 26th-August 6th
    • Marketing Assistants:
      • Purpose of Position: We are seeking marketing assistants to help submit our audition, performance, and event information to a list of websites.  Information will be provided along with list of community calendars.
      • Location: This can be done from home!