Atlanta Black Theatre Festival-Ambassador Volunteer 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 Morning, October 1 @ 10am - 11:30am


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

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

We need to fill five (5) shifts/day during the Atlanta Black Theatre Festival for the following assignments:

General Positions:

  1. Front House Assistant

  2. Production Assistant

  3. Gallery Assistant

  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 student interns 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

  5. Shift 5: 10pm - 1:15am

Festival Dates:

Wednesday - Saturday; October 2 - 5, 2019

Note: Shifts will be open for sign-up after successful completion of 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 listed below immediately following your shift!*

If you successfully complete ONE training and ONE shift, you get:

Two (2) Complimentary General Admission Tickets to the Gala Performance and Awards Ceremony.

Total value: $100!

If you successfully complete ONE training and TWO shifts, you get:

1. GOLD PASS - Includes Admission for One to: CreativeCon (Master Classes, Panels, Workshops), all Staged Readings, and General Admission to Gala Performance and Award Ceremony)

2. An Additional General Admission Guest Ticket to Gala Performance and Awards Ceremony

Total value: $149!

General Admission Gala Tickets can be upgraded to VIP/Afterglow for only $15 each at the box office (hours: 4pm to 10pm).


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

  • Wear appropriate attire during your shift: 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 --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!

*We reserve the right to substitute perks for those with equal or greater value based on availability.

Vist our website: AtlantaBTForg


PUBLIC TRANSPORT: MARTA bus/rail is 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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