ABTF Ambassador Volunteer Training and Information

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Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center (FREE parking!)

3181 Rainbow Drive

Decatur, GA 30034

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Are you looking to hang out with some great people and enjoy a phenomenal arts and cultural experience? Join th fun!

REGISTER today for ONE of the following training/orientation sessions offered:

Tuesday, October 1 @ 10am - 11:30am


Tuesday, October 1 @ 7pm - 8:30pm

Please arrive 15 minutes early. Doors close 5 minutes after start time.

We need to fill 224 shifts during the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival for the following assignments:

General Positions:

  1. Front House Assistant

  2. Production Assistant

  3. Stage Hand

  4. Special Event Assistant

  5. Box Office Assistant

  6. Guest Relations- Trouble Shooter

  7. Guest Relations- Host

  8. Cafe Attendant

  9. Festival Store Attendant

  10. Host/Usher- Main Stage

  11. Host/Usher- Black Box

  12. Safety Patrol

Specialty Positions (for students or those with professional experience):

  1. Asst. Sound or Lighting Technician

  2. Social Media Marketing/PR

  3. Photographer or Videographer

  4. Musician

  5. Safety Monitor

  6. Comedian/Host

  7. Transportation

  8. Stage Crew

Daily Hours:

  1. Shift 1: 10am - 1:15pm

  2. Shift 2: 1pm - 4:15pm

  3. Shift 3: 4pm - 7:15pm

  4. Shift 4: 7pm - 10:15am

Festival Dates:

Wednesday - Saturday, October 2 - 6, 2019

Note: Shifts will be open for sign-up during the training/orientation.


  • We are committed to making sure you have a great experience as an Ambassador!

  • We promise to express our gratitude and respect your time and talents.

  • We promise to deliver on the perks immediately following your shift!

If you successfully* complete ONE 90 min. training and 3.25 hour shift, you get:

>Two (2) Comp General Admission Tickets to the Gala Performance and Awards Ceremony ($75 value)

If you successfully* complete TWO 90 min. training and 3.25 hour shift, you get:

>A complimentary Gold Pass ($99 value)


  • Please REGISTER and attend one of the two training/orientation sessions offered.

  • Arrive on time for your shift on the day of your assignment.

  • Wear appropriate attire: a white top and dark pants or skirt, comfortable shoes (for standing for long periods)

  • Successfully complete each shift you are assigned. That means starting/ending on time and remaining on duty for the entire shift.

  • Check-in: Pick up and wear your Ambassador button during your shift.

  • Check-out: Return your button and pick up your ticket perks when you are done.

  • Have a pleasant helpful demeanor and great interpersonal skills.

  • SMILE! Love to smile, even after being on your feet for a long time!

  • Have FUN!

Vist our website: AtlantaBTForg


PUBLIC TRANSPORT: There's a Marta bus/rail readily accessible. Uber/Lyft are also suggested.

Again, we welcome you and will work hard to make sure you to enjoy your experience at the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival. See you there!

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Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center (FREE parking!)

3181 Rainbow Drive

Decatur, GA 30034

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