Volunteer for Night of Dread

Clay and Paper Theatre is casting for volunteer performers for Night of Dread 2017. There’s lots of gleefully dreadful characters and haunting giant puppets that need your theatrical spirit and animation during our fearful community parade and pageant.

We’re also interested in volunteers who may be able to support this event in a production assistant role. There are tasks and setup to complete before the event and the day and evening of the event.

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Volunteer Performer Roles
  • Puppet Operators – 3 people to operate the giant puppet, the Emperor of Amnesia. He embodies our Fear of the Year for 2017, the Fear of Collective Amnesia.
  • Puppet Operators – 15 people to operate the five giant puppets that challenge the Fear of the Year (They are each 3-person puppets.). They are 5 timeless regal women who encompass Collective Knowledge.
  • Puppet Operators – 5 people to operate old classic Clay and Paper Theatre ‘Big Fear’ puppets, the Fear of War, the Fear of Death, the Fear of Big Money, the Fear of Censorship, the Fear of Authority.
  • Characters – 8 to 12 people to be walking characters called The Amnesiacs. They are the minions of the Emperor of Amnesia. They are souls in limbo who cannot move forward because they cannot remember the lessons of the past.
  • Characters – 8 to 12 Death Dancer characters. The Death Dancers walk in the parade and assist the Shaman at the bonfire and also help distribute Pan de Muerto to the community (Mexican Bread of the Dead made onsite and baked in the Dufferin Grove Bake ovens).
  • For more details regarding the date and time commitment for all volunteer roles, please consult our online Volunteer Package* and email us at volunteer.clayandpaper@gmail.com*PLEASE NOTE: We will have a detailed Volunteer Package completed and posted by October 8th.

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Volunteer Production Assistant Roles
  • Stage Crew – The Stage Crew assist the Production Manager with set up and strike of all materials, puppets and sets.
  • Tech Crew – The Tech Crew assist the Technical Director with set up and strike of all audio and visual equipment.
  • Money Catchers – Night of Dread is a Pay-What-You-Are-Able event. Money Catchers are responsible for collecting donations from attendees.
  • Puppet Assistants – Assist the Puppet Masters in watching over and signing out puppets and masks to the public/parade participants. Help participants get in and out of puppets.
  • Walking Parade Marshalls – Marshalls help participants line up for the parade and then during the parade ensure their safety on the parade route.
  • Bike Marshalls – These Parade Marshalls help keep the pace of the parade and also communicate to the parade Leader any issues along the route.
  • Shrine Guardian – The Shrine Guardian assists in lighting the candles of the shrine installation in the Valley of Remembrance and watches over them during the event.
  • For more details regarding the date and time commitment for all volunteer roles, please consult our online Volunteer Package* and email us at volunteer.clayandpaper@gmail.com*PLEASE NOTE: We will have a detailed Volunteer Package completed and posted by October 8th.

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IMPORTANT

For more details regarding the date and time commitment for all volunteer roles, please consult our online Volunteer Package* and email us at volunteer.clayandpaper@gmail.com.

*PLEASE NOTE: We will have a detailed Volunteer Package completed and posted by this weekend.

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