|Name:||MATA Regal Theatre Volunteer|
|Organisation:||The Regal Theatre|
The Regal Theatre is a hugely successful community project. Over 200 volunteers contribute to maintaining the building and to opening the theatre for events, and refreshments in the bar, on over 120 nights a year.
The Regal Theatre Minehead is a hugely successful community project. Over 200 volunteers contribute to maintaining the building and to opening the theatre for events, and refreshments in the bar, on over 120 nights a year.
The theatre stands at the hub of the community and is maintained by the Minehead Amateur Theatrical Association (MATA) Regal Theatre Company Ltd as a centre for good quality live performance and theatre. The Regal is a community theatre featuring professional and community productions, run by volunteers for the benefit and enjoyment of all members of the community.
The MATA Regal Theatre Company Ltd is a member of West Somerset Arts Consortium, a registered charity (No 105271) and a company limited by guarantee (No 3149984). The board directors represent the member companies of MATA and representatives from the Regal Film Society. Other seats on the board are occupied by departmental managers of the theatre: all volunteers.
Whatever your interest and skills, if you have time and energy you would like to contribute, we would welcome you enthusiastically.There are hosts of areas which need volunteers to keep them going.
Back Stage: Stage management, make-up, costumes, props – contact the companies and offer your help; you will be snapped up!
Sets: Join a regular team which designs, builds, paints
Front of House: Programmes and tickets on the night of performances
Publicity: Hand delivering brochures, stuffing envelopes, sending information to the media, gather advertising/sponsorship for our brochure, keeping the editorial up to date on our website
Box Office: Volunteering morning or afternoon sessions to work in the box office
Technical: Working to set up sound and lights for performances and managing the desk during performances – training given
Bar: Serving refreshments behind the bar on performance days
Performance Days: Help visiting professional companies with their get-ins, give them information; help carry in/set up
|Training:||All volunteering roles can be flexible with full training and support when needed.|