From front of house to backstage, the Conquest Theatre is run entirely by volunteers and has done so since its opening. Starting off as a community project over 30 years ago, the Conquest Theatre has grown thanks to its dedicated team of volunteers.
Would you like to help your community theatre? Do you want to learn something new? Get involved!
There are opportunities to get involved in every aspect of the theatre from front of house, wardrobe, stage crew, set construction, sound and lighting and more. Do you have skills and time to volunteer with us? Get in touch via email or visit us on Saturday mornings 10:30am-12:30pm to find out more.
See below for a list of vacancies, we require multiple volunteers for every role.
A projectionist is responsible for showing films using BluRay or DVD and satellite broadcasts. We offer a range of different onscreen events from across the globe which you will help show as a projectionist! Our system is straightforward and easy to use and full training will be provided.
To enquire about becoming a projectionist please contact our technical manager Peter on 07866 772709 or email.
Being a wardrobe assistant in the Conquest Theatre wardrobe requires good organisation and knowledge about clothing. Their main role is to find and fit costumes to actors in the run up to a show with the guidance of the director. They will also attend show nights to help dress the actors and to repair costumes if needed. The wardrobe assistant will also ensure the costumes are kept tidy and they are cleaned and returned to the correct places after a show has ended.
The Conquest Theatre wardrobe also offers costumes to be hired. A wardrobe assistant will help a hirer find and fit costumes they need.
To enquire about becoming a wardrobe assistant please contact our backstage manager by email.
A steward is the first port of call for audience members who come to the theatre and are responsible with welcoming and provided information or help to anyone who may need it. A steward will help direct audience members to their seats, sit in the auditorium during the show and help in any incidents that may occur. They will also assist selling ice creams during the interval and be flexible to help other volunteers where needed. Full training for this role will be provided.
To enquire about becoming a steward please contact our front of house manager Ryan by email.
Coffee Bar Assistants
A coffee bar assistant is responsible for taking and fulfilling hot drink orders using the respective machines and for selling chocolate and sweets. This role requires good organisation skills and a friendly personality. Full training for this role will be provided.
To enquire about becoming a coffee bar assistant please contact our front of house manager Ryan by email.
A bar assistant is responsible for taking and fulfilling alcoholic drink orders at the bar with our till system. A bar assistant will also prepare interval drinks, refill the stock when necessary and file the money taken at the end of a shift. This role requires good organisation skills and a friendly personality. Full training for this role will be provided.
To enquire about becoming a bar assistant please contact our front of house manager Ryan by email.
Do you want to try your hand at acting? We have our very own drama group who perform in our in house productions throughout the year. Click here to find out more.