Volunteer Opportunities

Silicon Valley Ballet has a variety of fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities available year-round as marketing assistants, organizational personnel, and general production assistance. Volunteers can have flexible part-time hours, as it suits their personal schedule. College internships are also available in Stage Management (during performance seasons only).

To submit an email to Volunteer, click here                                                                                                                                                             Les Reinhardt, Production Stage Manager                                                                                                                                                     

(408) 288-2820 Extension 235                                                                                                                            LReinhardt@siliconvalleyballet.org

 

The Nutcracker Volunteer Opportunities

During Nutcracker season, Silicon Valley Ballet utilizes volunteers in several areas:

  • Nutcracker Boutique Sales Team Members
  • Lobby Holiday Decorating
  • Costumed Characters (at the theater and at outside promotional events)
  • Character Wranglers
  • Will Call Ticket Handlers
  • Backstage Parent Volunteers

For more information on these volunteer opportunities for The Nutcracker, please read the corresponding description files below. The Nutcracker Volunteer Schedule is a master listing of all dates/times for each Volunteer department. Depending on your personal schedule, you can volunteer for an many of these festive positions as you wish - and earn complimentary tickets to The Nutcracker to share the joy of the season with your family and friends!

Boutique Team Members / Lobby Decorating Team                                                                                                                              If you are interested in helping with our Boutique Sales or Lobby Holiday Decorations, please read the "Boutique, Decorations, and Other Volunteer Opportunities" file below. Then grab the Nutcracker Volunteer Schedule below, fill out which shifts you are available for, and fax or email your completed schedule to Les Reinhardt (info above). If you meet our scheduling requirements, you can earn complimentary tickets to The Nutcracker (as well as volunteer service hours).

Costumed Characters                                                                                                                                                                                   
If you are interested in being a costumed character and you meet the costume requirements in your respective Male or Female Costumed Character information sheet, please contact Anna Dombrowski (info below) directly to schedule a costume fitting for your character. Be sure to open the Nutcracker Volunteer Schedule below, fill out which shifts you are available for and fax or email your completed schedule to Anna, or bring your completed schedule form to your fitting.

Character Wranglers                                                                                                                                                                             
If you want to be part of the character fun, but don't want to wear a costume, a character wrangler position is the right fit for you! This is an excellent position for family members and friends of costumed characters to spend time with their loved ones while helping others have a wonderful Nutcracker experience. For more information, read the Wrangler PDF below. To volunteer, please open the Nutcracker Volunteer Schedule below, fill out which shifts you are available for, and fax or email your completed schedule to Anna Dombrowski (info below).

Will Call and Backstage Parent Volunteers                                                                                                                                               If you are interested in assisting with Will Call Ticketing or are a current Parent of a Silicon Valley Ballet School student, please contact Anna Dombrowski directly. She will send you schedules for these specific positions.     
(We cannot accept volunteer ushers, as our ushers are Union Employees.)

CONTACT FOR NUTCRACKER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES                                                                                             Anna Dombrowski, Assistant Stage Manager                                                                                                                                        Email:   ADombrowski@siliconvalleyballet.org                                                                                                                                     Office:   (408) 288-2820 Extension 216                                                                                                                                                        Fax:        (408) 993-9570