Theatre Usher

(Gryphon Guild)

Position ID: V-BAR0151
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2023
Last Full Update: 30 Aug 2023

Opportunity Details: Theatre Usher


We welcome anyone who would be interested in ushering at Georgian Theatre or the Five Points Theatre.

You would be part of a team, male and female, who volunteer their services to usher at performances at both theatres.  Our organization receives payment for our services and this is donated back to the community in the form of grants to organizations that service youth in the performing arts. This includes choirs, youth orchestras, dance schools, and elementary/high school dramatic arts, etc.

Students seeking community hours are welcome.

Contact Marilyn Harris, President, Gryphon Guild; Phone: 705 726-6737; Email:

Scan patrons tickets on entry to the theatre.

Assist them in finding their seat(s).

Provide assistance as needed, including lighting by flashlight, when entering or leaving the theatre during a performance.

Put seats up and pick up paper, water bottles etc. after theatre is emptied. Rubber gloves and garbage bags are supplied. 


Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Music & Performing Arts
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Listening Skills ; Patience
Commitment Length Long Term (More than 1 year)
Interaction Level Large Group
Seasons Year Round ; There are usually no performances during the summer months but there may be a special event.
Accessibility Must be able to climb stairs.
Location Georgian Theatre and Five Points Theatre in Barrie
Number of Positions Barrie 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Orientation
Transportation Car required ; May car pool
Cost $20 to cover refreshments and other incidental expenses
Police Check Not Required
Community Sets Barrie ; VC - Simcoe County ; VC - Simcoe, Muskoka, Parry Sound District, Bruce, Grey, Peterborough & Northumberland

Agency Details: Gryphon Guild

Address & Map
Mailing Address c/o Marilyn Harris 
121 Victoria St 
Barrie, ON L4N 2J2