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Donate your time to CSC and help make it all happen!

There are many ways you can donate your time to CSC including volunteer ushering, assisting in projects with our administrative team, being an advocate for our work in your neighborhood, and so much more. To subscribe to our volunteer mailing list, please fill out the below form. We will be in touch as seasonal opportunities arise. Thank you for your interest in collaborating with us! Please email volunteer@commshakes.org with any questions.

We celebrate diversity and access and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all volunteers. Individuals of all identities, backgrounds, and abilities are strongly encouraged to volunteer.

Midsummer Ushers Needed

We are currently seeking volunteer ushers for our Stage2 student matinee performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Strand Theatre in Dorchester!

Volunteers will assist the Front of House team in managing the arrival, seating, and dismissal of middle and high school student groups, helping to ensure the best possible theatre experience for our young audiences.
Ushers should expect to arrive one hour before the performance time and stay for a 4 hour block. The ability and desire to work with diverse groups of students in a joy-based environment is a must!
Show dates and times are as follows:
Thursday, March 14, 10:00AM
Friday, March 15, 11:00AM
Monday, March 18, 11:00AM
Tuesday, March 19, 10:00AM
Wednesday, March 20, 10:00 AM
Thursday, March 21, 10:00AM
If interested, please email volunteer@commshakes.org with your availability. Please include “Stage2 Volunteer” in the subject line.

CSC Gala Volunteers Need

We are currently seeking volunteers for our upcoming Gala, “Shakespeare Under the Stars” on April 5th at the Newbury Hotel in Boston!

Volunteers will assist the team with registration, ushering, greeting, set-up, photos, and more.
Volunteers will be working in shifts of about 4-5 hours throughout the whole day and evening. If you have specific timing you are available please let us know and we can be flexible! We are looking for outgoing folks who enjoy fun events and all things Shakespeare.
If interested, please email volunteer@commshakes.org with your availability. Please include “Gala Volunteer” in the subject line.

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company is a participant in the Line Drawn Community Standards Initiative to prevent harassment and abuse in the New England performing arts community and requires all staff and volunteers to abide by these standards. By developing programs and resources specifically for the needs of the New England performing arts community, Line Drawn aims to create safer and more equitable work environments. More information can be found at here.

All performances will meet or exceed the most up to date state, city, and industry safety protocols regarding COVID-19. CSC will require all staff and volunteers to provide proof of a completed FDA-approved vaccine regimen for COVID-19 with a bivalent booster. This policy allows for exemption accommodations for disability or religious reasons. Additional protocols regarding masking and/or testing will be announced closer to the program dates.

Featured Photo: CSC Volunteers on the Common, 2018.

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