A lot goes into making a non-profit theater run smoothly. Work with Live Arts staff members to keep the office organized and help with administrative, marketing, development, or education tasks. Great for highly organized volunteers or students interested in careers in theater or arts administration.

Ushers, House Managers, Box Office or Concessions volunteers help on the night of a Live Arts performance. Assist audience members, hand out playbills, take tickets, lead audience to their seats, work the concessions stand, and create a welcoming environment for everyone who walks through our doors. The best part is, you get to watch the…

If you’re interested in using power tools, painting, construction projects, problem solving, and teamwork, we would love to have your help in the Live Arts Scene Shop. Saturday and Tuesday builds are open to volunteers of all skill levels. We build a range of sets each season, sometimes including full scale staircases, rotating platforms, enormous…

We love to pair up passionate students with experienced designers in order to get real hands-on experience on a theater production team. Teens interested in building their skills in costuming, scenic design, set construction, props, dramaturgy, sound design, or lighting design will be matched with a member of the production team and become an integral…

Dressers are an integral part of making sure a show runs smoothly backstage. Supervise wardrobe throughout each performance, help with quick changes, and work with our costume team to learn basic sewing skills that will allow you to attend to any costume needs backstage throughout the run of a show. Dressers are part of the…

Join the tech and production process by running the sound or light board for a fully produced show. Board operators can learn on the job during tech week and get to be a part of every single performance of a Live Arts show.

Characters a year come to life on the Live Arts stage with the help of our dedicated volunteer team of sewers, cutter drapers, designers, stitchers, organizers, pullers, and dressers. From no experience to tons of experience, the costume shop can be the place for you. Help maintain our costume stock and support the design and…

Across the nation, there is an ongoing foster care crisis with more youth entering the local foster care systems than families to serve them. On any given day, there are more than 900 youth in care in our service region alone, with more than 5,000 in Virginia and nearly 445,000 in the United States.These children…

For a couple of hours a week, you can give a Little the invaluable gift of your friendship. By simply changing their perspective of what the world can offer, you can literally start changing their life. It’s as simple as passing a football at the park, going to a museum, or just hanging out together.