Committee Descriptions/Chairs

Parents are CRITICAL to what we do. As a result we ask all parents to volunteer for at least one committee. Please see the list of jobs below and THANK YOU in advance for your time. If you have any questions, please contact Tami Benanav at

Ad Sales:  Solicit and keep track of program ads from local businesses. Co-ordinate with program chair to get ads in time for program deadline. Chair tracks and oversees sales, committee members contact local businesses for ads.

Boutique:  Chooses items to be sold for fundraising during the show.  Staffs the tables during the show.

Bulletin Board/Lobby:  Decorates cast/crew bulletin board, and provides table cloths, signage and other show specific decoration for the lobby.

Concessions:  Purchases drinks and snacks for sale during the performances.  Staffs the concessions tables during the show.

Costumes:  Works with professional costumer.  Organizes and maintains the racks of costumes for the actors.  Assists with acquisition and return of borrowed costumes.  Assists with alterations.  Members of the committee includes parents who can and cannot sew.

Dress Rehearsal Support: Attend one or more dress rehearsals to help backstage with any aspect of production that needs extra volunteers. This may include mics, supervising dressing rooms, helping with costume changes, etc.

Flowers:  Order and sell flowers and balloons at performances.

Front of House:  Coordinate and supervise ushers at performances.  Provides at least one member to supervise lobby during entire show for security and to seat latecomers. 

Hair & Makeup:  Applies makeup and styles hair of actors at dress rehearsals and performances. 

Photography: Work with publicity Chair to take publicity photos. Attend a few rehearsals, costume parade and 1 - 2 dress rehearsals to take photos. (1 volunteer)

Posters & Signs:  Displays show posters and lawn signs in designated locations throughout Westport and Weston.   

Program & Printing:  Creates program, including formatting parent and business ads.  Obtains bids for printing.  Works with printer to coordinate programs, posters and lawn signs.

Publicity:  Drafts press releases and coordinates distribution of the same. Works with Parent Producer to coordinate publicity photos.

Props: Responsible for the construction, procurement, maintenance, and repair of all props for the current production detailed on the Props List and/or specified by director and/or Parent Producer. Must be available to attend the last month of rehearsals and work backstage during dress rehearsals and shows (Split responsibility, committee is able to be audience members for at least 2 shows).

 Ticket Sales:  Sets up sale with online vendor, runs all pre-sales (staff, volunteers and parents), coordinates and supervises show day sales, provides sales reports to staff, and oversees payments.