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Flurry Festival, February 13, 14, 15, 2015, 534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

VOLUNTEERS

 

Thank you to all who have volunteered to help this year!

We couldn't have done it without you!

Applications for Flurry 2015 open in late fall.

 


Volunteers receive a full-festival weekend ticket in return for either:
• working 6 hrs during the Festival weekend
-- OR --
• 8 hrs before, or 8 hrs after the Festival weekend.

 

If a crew listed below does not appear on the online form, it may be full.


FESTIVAL CREWS & DEFINIATIONS

  • Advance Tickets: Processing (Pre-Festival) -- Process Advance Discount Tickets at crew chief's home near St. Peter's Hospital. MUST be computer and Microsoft EXCEL proficient, and able to work weeknights and Sunday mornings
  • Advance Tickets: Pickup (At Festival) -- After reviewing ID and/or proof of age, releases ticket Wristband to purchaser at ticket pick-up table. Assists with putting wristband on ticket purchaser. A minimum shift of 2 hours on Friday evening is required.
  • DFO Membership Table -- Hand out information about DanceFlurry Organization.
  • Festival Sales -- Register experience helpful; will train. Sell items at Fest. Sales Table
  • Flooring -- Physical work: Laying floor before festival, and taking up floor immediately after.
  • Information/ Vol. & Perf. Check-In -- People-friendly; handle info, sign-in table, Lost & Found
  • Instrument Check -- Some physical work; tag/check-in instruments, maintain "safe room"
  • Keyboard/Sound Equipment -- Periodic movement of keyboards/equipment from venue to venue and workshop rooms during the festival. Should be knowledgable about digital keyboards and basic electronics.
  • Lighting -- Pre/Post festival set and strike of lighting equipment in Melita Ballroom. Must have basic knowledge of electrical circuitry, ability to lift 25lbs over head and be comfortable working on step-ladders.
  • Lost & Found -- Maintain Lost & Found bins during Flurry. Collect leftover items after festival, sort and box up. Must be available 6:00-8:30 PM Sunday night.
  • On-Site Tickets -- Processing at-door sales. Sales register use helpful, will train.
  • Raffles -- Ticket sales at festival: outgoing/friendly, able to approach people about purchase.
  • Runner -- On-call helper at festival, wherever needed to run errands for staff, performers, etc.
  • Setup/Cleanup -- Pre- and post-festival set-up and tear-down. Physical work. - 8hrs pre-/post-festival)
  • Shadow: Program Director -- Director's personal aide; take notes, run errands
  • Shadow: Admin. Director -- Director's personal aide; take notes, run errands
  • Signs -- Make & hang posters/signs at festival, both before and during event
  • Site Services -- Check wristbands at dance and workshop doors; hospitality, "crowd control"
  • Stage/Sound -- Stage setup and/or sound board experience helpful; work with Stage Manager
  • Workshop Rooms -- Physical work: move chairs, tables, etc; Event "time-keepers"

PLEASE SHOW UP FOR YOUR SCHEDULED TIMES -- "NO-SHOWS" CREATE LOGISTICAL PROBLEMS.

If you are scheduled and cannot come, or cannot work your shift, you MUST notify your crew chief, immediately, so we can replace you beforehand.

If you received a Flurry ticket (wristband), but do not work your shifts, you will be asked to pay for your ticket.

If you have purchased a ticket, and then work as a volunteer, your ticket cost will be reimbursed.

 

Please fill out form only ONCE. We cannot guarentee placement on a any crew.

You will be notified if placed or not.

 

[Application not yet open for 2015]

 

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