Volunteer with Us!

Volunteers are an important part of Barrington Stage, from our large and dedicated corps of ushers, to people who help in the box office or offer administrative support in the office to our very active BSC Guild. Below is a description of current and ongoing volunteer opportunities available at BSC. Get in on the fun, make new friends and earn free tickets to BSC events by becoming a volunteer!

Current Opportunities

Ushers are needed for the 2015 Season.
Click here to view and download the 2015 registration form and calendar.

For questions, contact House Management at 413-499-5446 ext 212.

Ongoing Opportunities

Administrative Support

Administrative support includes general office assistance, bulk mailing, phone support, and poster distribution.


It is suggested that ushers sign up for six or more performances throughout the season.

Dress code: black skirt/pants and white top

Ushers report to the House Manager. Ushers should arrive one hour and 15 minutes prior to curtain time in order to stuff programs; lend a hand to help get the theatre ready for the audience; welcome patrons, offer assistance before the show and during intermission; answer questions, distribute programs and help guests find their seats. Ushers are required to stay for the entire performance and then help clean up the theatre afterwards.

Gift Shop/Concession

It is suggested that these volunteers sign up for six plus performances throughout the season.

Dress Code: black skirt/pants and white top

  • Gift shop volunteers should arrive one hour before show; set up shop as written procedure describes; return to shop during intermission; close shop either after intermission or after the show. Shop is NOT open after the show.
  • Concession volunteers should arrive one hour before show and report to the House Manager; check to make sure that all refreshments are ready; open before the show and during intermission.
  • Box Office – Will Call volunteers should arrive one hour before show and report to Box Office Manager to hand out prepaid, reserved tickets.

Barrington Stage Culinary Club

Volunteers will prepare meals for actor and crew changeovers. May include food prep in BSC kitchen and donations of prepared food. One of the most exciting aspects of this opportunity is the ability to meet the talented artists both on and off the stage!

Please email housemrg@barringtonstageco.org to sign up for any of these opportunities!