How to Get Involved

Here are just some of the positions and their duties that need filling for each production. If you are interested in crewing a show, just contact our technical director, Joe Piper at 281-478-7288, and let him know. One of the best ways to begin your involvement is to attend audition nights for the shows.

Assistant Director

The assistant director assists the director during rehearsal and production.

Stage Manager

The stage manager is responsible for the smooth running of a performance. Before a production opens, the stage manager attends rehearsals and meetings with other members of the production and coordinates all aspects of a production. During the performance, the stage manager cues the actors and the various technical departments.

Assistant Stage Manager

The assistant stage manager helps the stage manager with his or her jobs.

Prompter / Line Coach

A prompter / line coach assists the actors with their lines during rehearsal.

Properties Manager

The properties manager is responsible for gathering and managing any props; that is, any item(s) that an actor carries onstage or uses during a performance. Props are not part of the scenery or costume.

Set Designer

The set designer designs the stage, set, and scenery.

Set Constructors

Set constructors assist the technical director in building the set.

Backstage Crew

Backstage crew is a loose term covering all those who work on a show backstage. The crew manages props backstage, assists the actors, and is responsible for setting the stage each night (cleaning, resetting props, and changing the scenery between scenes).

Sound / Music Designer

The sound / music designer is responsible for the creation of all elements of the sound track, including music, sound effects, and background noises.

Sound / Music Technician

The sound / music technician is responsible for carrying out all elements of the sound track, including music, sound effects, and background noises during a production.

Lighting Designer

This person designs, focuses and plots the lighting for a production.

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists apply makeup for actors during a show. They may fall under the direction of a makeup designer.

Hair Stylist

The hair stylist styles the hair of the actors. May fall under the direction of a hair designer.

Costume Manager

This person is responsible for gathering, sewing and/or creating costumes for a production.

Publicity

Publicity is responsible for gathering information and writing articles on the show and distributing to all newspapers and email lists. This person also assists in the handout of posters and flyers for the upcoming production.

Concession Stand Volunteers

These volunteers sell concessions, making sure that there is plenty in stock and that the area is clean at all times. At the end of the concession, the volunteer is responsible for putting all items in their place and marking volunteer's hours and points.