Committee Descriptions

*Conflicts may impact your family’s show involvement as parent committee participation is vital to our show!    
Auction Chair (Full Run)
Responsible for procuring a portion of items, organizing donated items, creating all necessary paperwork & signage for the auction as well as completing the required reporting tools once the event has ended. Prepare autographed framed posters at dress rehearsal. Will work one dress rehearsal and all shows. Must miss 2nd Act of final show.
Auction Committee (Show Run)
Works with the Auction Chair behind the auction tables helping patrons with questions, help with set up and tear down of auction tables/display and assist with the close out of the auction.  Will work most shows depending on committee size. Must miss 2nd Act of final show.
Backstage Chair (Full Run)*
Leads the Backstage Committee, schedules show coverage, coordinates set transitions, facilitates set storage with stage manager, & will work backstage. Attend Run-throughs, Paper Tech & all Dress Rehearsals. Works most shows. If co-chairing, both chairs need to attend run-throughs, Paper Tech and Move-In.
Backstage Committee (Show Run)*
Supports the Backstage Chair with the training of backstage etiquette within the cast and crew & assists the crew chief. Must be available to work during move-in, dress week, & most shows.
Box Office Chair  (Show Run)*
Oversees all ticketing activities at the theater. Will train committee members on duties, schedule committee show coverage, arrange pick up of supplies from the Journey office & reconcile show income/ticket sales. Must be able to come to the Journey office during Dress Week to pick up supplies. Will work all shows.
Box Office Committee (Show Run)
Responsible for selling tickets at show, distributing unprinted tickets, & resolving ticketing issues that arise at the theater during show times. Will work all shows.
Concessions Committee (Show Run)
Supports Concessions Chair with transportation/set up/tear down of concessions area & selling concessions during shows. Will work most or all shows, depending on size of team, arrive 1-1.5 hours prior to show time.
Concessions Committee + Show Buttons (Show Run)
Responsible for creating and restocking Show Buttons. Supports Concessions Chair with transportation/set up/tear down of concessions area & selling concessions during shows.  Will work most or all shows, depending on size of team,  arrive 1-1.5 hours prior to show time.
Costumes Chair (Full Run)*
Pulls, sews, alters, shops for, and/or borrows costumes for assigned cast members, completing assignments by Costume Parade. Also performs fittings, labels costumes, sorts, organizes, inventories, set-up/tear down as needed. Works pre-show, Costume Parade, Move-In, Dress Rehearsals, and most shows.
Costume Help (Pre-Show)*
Supports the Costumes Committee with pulling, sewing, thrift shopping, and making accessories as assigned. Works First Parent Meeting through Move-In.
Costumes Laundry & Restock Chair (Post Show)
Coordinate the process of washing hundreds of costume pieces (or dry-cleaning), hand washing costumes, & returning to costume room at warehouse. May be asked to launder a small number of costumes during show run. Most work is following show close. Plan to be at the warehouse for 2 hours when returning items.
Costumes Laundry (Post Show)
Responsible for washing hundreds of costume pieces at your home (or dry-cleaning), hand washing costumes, & returning to costume room at warehouse. May be asked to launder a small number of costumes during show run. Most work is following show close. Plan to be at the warehouse for 2 hours when returning items.
Green Room Chair (Full Run)*
Responsible for supervising cast & crew in green room during on-site rehearsals, performances,  & after show cleaning with committee support. Schedules committee show coverage and student cleaning. Will work all Dress Rehearsals and many shows depending on size of team.
Green Room Committee (Show Run)*
Responsible for supervising cast & crew in green room during on site rehearsals, performances, & after show cleaning under the direction of the Green Room Chair. Must be available to work during Move-In, Dress Week, and most shows.
Hair & Make Up Chair (Full Run)*
Coordinates designs for make-up/hair (with committee), purchases supplies as needed with a set budget, trains cast members on makeup application, & schedules committee show coverage. Must be available to work First Rehearsal, Costume Parade, Dress Rehearsals & shows. Will work most shows depending on size of team.
Hair & Make Up Committee (Full Run)*
Supports Hair & Make Up Chair in hair and make up designs, & application and training. Must be available  for Costume Parade, Dress Rehearsals & shows. May work most shows depending on committee size.
House Chair (Show Run)
Lead House Committee (Ushers) in assisting patrons to their seats and handling any seating issues. Organize program passers, schedule committee show coverage, train committee members on duties, and run house during all shows. Must attend final dress rehearsal. Will work most shows.
House Committee (Show Run)
Responsible for ushering patrons to their seats as well as house rule management. Will work most shows.
Painting Chair (Full Run)
Leads the Painting Committee(s) to complete all painting of the sets prior to Move-in day. Works closely with the Sets chair. Works most Saturdays, Move-In week, and touch ups during the show.
Painting Committee – Artistic (Pre-Show)
Supports Painting Chair in artistic painting of sets. Works most Saturdays.
Photography Committee (Full Run)
Responsible for taking program photos during first rehearsal. Also takes candids during Run Through rehearsals, button photos, and other show related pictures. Creates show button photos using provided templates. Takes photos at own area’s showcase. Must be able to attend 1st rehearsal, Costume Parade, Run Through rehearsals, and 2 Dress Rehearsals.
Posters Chair (Pre-Show)
Leads the preparation & distribution of show posters and cards. Responsible for refilling cards in high traffic areas. Needs to be available at some rehearsals/classes to distribute posters/cards to families. Work is prior to Move-In.
Posters Committee (Pre-Show)
Works on the preparation and distribution of show posters and show cards. Responsible for refilling cards in high traffic areas. Work is prior to Move-In.
Props Chair (Full-Run)*
Lead Props committee to locate/create props & trophies for the show, schedule committee show coverage, and handle prop repairs during show run. Assists with set dressing. Works prior to Move-In on creation, attends Act 1&2 run-throughs, any full run-throughs, Move-In, Dress Week, & most shows.
Props Committee (Full-Run)*
Supports Props Chair in locating/creating props and trophies for the show, as well as handling prop repairs during show run. Works prior to Move-In on creation, attends Act 1&2 Run-Throughs, any full Run-Throughs, Move-In, Dress Week, & most shows depending on size of team.
Security (Show Run)*
Serves as a presence in theater during Dress Rehearsals and show run. They will monitor doors and traffic into the building, as well as the doors to the auditorium.
Sets Chair (Full Run)
Leads Sets & Painting Committees to build/adapt/paint/dressing sets according to provided set design & striking set/returning to warehouse. Will work most Saturdays (starting weekend following auditions), full Move-In day, and Strike. Must be available to make repairs during the shows.
Sets Committee (Full Run)
 Supports Sets Chair to build/adapt/paint sets according to set design & striking set/returning to warehouse. Will work most Saturdays (starting weekend following auditions), full Move-In day, & Strike. Must be available to make repairs during the shows.
Show Chair (Full Run)*
Organize meals/parties, coordinate artistic team gifts, set up/tear down information table at theater. Mentor New Parents. Strong organizational skills. Must be able to coordinate/deliver meals for Artistic Team & students at theater, pick up table supplies at office, set up table opening night, and tear down table at the end of each weekend.
Tech Chair (Full Run)*
Work with Tech Manager to plan & obtain necessary show light & sound equipment. Schedule committee show coverage. Strike and return technical equipment to warehouse. Training will be provided if necessary.  Must attend rehearsal Run-Throughs, Paper Tech, Move-In, Dress Rehearsals, all shows, & Strike.
Tech Committee (Full Run)*
Works with the Tech Chair and Tech Manager specifically to learn about the Tech Chair position for possible future shows. Assists with transport/set up/running/return of technical equipment. Training will be provided if necessary. Must attend rehearsal Run-Throughs, Move-In, Dress Rehearsals, all shows, & Strike.
Tech Committee (Show Run)*
Supports Tech Chair with transport/set up/running/return of technical equipment. Training will be provided if necessary. Only attends Move-In, Dress Rehearsals, all shows, & Strike.
VIP Preview Event Help (Show Run)
Supports Journey’s Director of Development with planning and executing Preview event to be held the Thursday of Dress Week.  There will be some prep work before Dress Week, and some minor follow up after the event.
Warehouse (Full Run)
 Completes projects at the Journey Theater Warehouse.
*Conflicts may impact your family’s show involvement as parent committee participation is vital to our show!