The Freewill Shakespeare Festival has had the opportunity to work with some pretty incredible people: our volunteers. We truly appreciate their dedication, support, love and energy. We wouldn’t have come this far without them! Thanks to all of our volunteers for the 2016 season we look forward to seeing you again in 2017!

Become a Festival Volunteer

In 2016, the Freewill Shakespeare Festival runs from June 21 to July 17 at the Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawrelak Park. Shows at 8pm Tuesday thru Saturday, and matinees at 2 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Most shifts are 6-10pm for evening shows and 12-4pm for matinees and we ask for volunteers to take at least 4 shifts . Roles include ushers, concession sales, merch sales, line up patrol and ticket takers. Volunteer perks include two ticket to our 2016 Festival, complimentary snacks during your shift, an awesome party with lots of door prizes, discounted/free First Aid and ProServe training, a T-shirt, lanyard and much more!

To join our volunteer team please sign up and select shifts you are interested in by clicking the button below.
Our Operations Coordinator will be reviewing and contacting people in early May.

or email volunteer@freewillshakespeare.com

Our spots fill up fast so sign up soon!

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Join our Executive Committees

The Freewill Shakespeare Festival is seeking new volunteers to sit on the executive committees chaired by our Board of Directors. Current openings include:

Fundraising Committee: The Free Will Players organize 2-3 fundraisers each year and are looking for assistance in planning them. Skills we are looking for include event management, public relations, AV/ graphic arts skills and outreach.

Corporate Sponsorship Committee: As part of our ongoing search for new sponsors we are looking for people to help us in our outreach to the business community. Volunteers would assist with contacting sponsors for donations, writing proposals to corporations for donations, and attending networking events on behalf of Free Will.

To apply, or for more information, please email board@freewillshakespeare.com