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How to get involved

Your Theatre Needs You!

Would you like to appear on the stage again, or use your skills?

Or give yourself a challenge and do something different for the first time?

The People's Theatre is always delighted to welcome new members. We welcome both aspiring actors, and backstage crew.

The People's Theatre puts on around 13 productions per year. These shows are entirely delivered by our members. It's not all about acting, there are many different roles that need to be filled for every production including:-

  • Directing
  • Stage Management
  • Light technician
  • Sound technician
  • Props 
  • Wardrobe
  • Set design and building
  • Stewarding
  • Box Office
  • Volunteering in our Greenroom Bar

and many more.

So if you fancy treading the boards or letting your creative side loose backstage, please do get in touch.

We give ‘hands on’ training to anyone who would like to be involved in our many departments.

Joining - New Members Evenings

New members nights are held monthly in the Greenroom from 7.30pm. Just come along, enjoy a tour of the backstage areas (wardrobe etc.) and experience some rehearsals. Then have a chat with some current members and get some details and costs. If you think it's for you the £5 (cash please!) registration gives you three months provisional membership. You will also become a member of the Greenroom club, which is the main focus of the social aspects of the theatre.You can become involved in any activities for the first three months before deciding to become a full member. You must be aged 16 or over to join.

Our members have a wide variety of skills and are always willing to share their knowledge of the theatre with new members.

To come along to our New Members evenings, head in to the Greenroom (access via the side entrance opposite the Corner House car park) at 7.30pm on:  

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Full membership of the PTAG costs £50 a year, concessionary membership £30 a year.

If you cannot get to the theatre on a new members evening then please get in touch using the information below.

Steward Training nights

Train to be a steward at our productions on the first night of most shows. Meet in the Greenroom on these dates at 6.30pm:

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Tuesday 19 November 2019

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Contact us about Joining


Please send your enquiry, including details on what activity you are interested in, to: membership@peoplestheatre.co.uk


Membership 01912655020


People's Theatre Arts Group
Stephenson Road