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Ushers 2014-2015

Ushering at the Indiana Festival Theatre

Welcome to the Indiana Festival Theatre season!  The IFT offers the chance to see all of our productions for free by becoming an usher.  All are welcome, you do not need to have any connection to IU in order to be an usher.  We do ask that ushers be over the age of 16, though ushers younger than 16 may be accepted if ushering with an adult.  Usual usher duties include handing out programs, taking tickets, helping people find their seats, and other tasks.  Friendly faces always encouraged!

The IFT is located in the Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center at the corner of 7th and Jordan in Bloomington.

BEFORE SIGNING UP TO USHER PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY.  

DRESS CODE FOR ALL INDIANA FESTIVAL THEATRE EVENTS:    
All ushers must wear "dressy casual."  No jeans, cut-offs, t-shirts, hats, etc.  If you are unsure that your clothing will be acceptable, please contact the House Manager beforehand.  You may be sent home to change clothes if the House Manager deems it necessary.

TIME Ushers must report to the Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center’s R. Keith Michael and Marion Michael Lobby at the time listed below for each performance, for usher training.  Times vary depending on the performance time, so please be sure you are looking at the right call time before you sign up!

CONTACT Please contact a House Manager if you have any questions:

Trish Hausmann (House Manager)
pjhausma@indiana.edu
856-3844

Thank you for your help!  We look forward to working with you at the IFT!

To sign up to usher, click on the link to the show you wish to usher. You can then sign up online.

Godspell
School House Rock Live!
Twelfth Night
The Miracle Worker
Moses Man

Ushering at the Lee Norvelle Center

The Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center offers a chance to see free shows by serving as ushers. Ushers are the first people most of our audience members meet face to face. Therefore, we need to provide the best possible service. We want ushers to have a good time meeting the audience with an enduring smile and great spirits. Ushers do not need to be students, or even have any IU connection; all over the age of 16 are welcome to be ushers. Ushers younger than 16 may be accepted if ushering with an adult, please contact the House Manager for more information.

BEFORE SIGNING UP TO USHER PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY.

DRESS As a Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center usher we require that you comply with our dress code.

DRESS CODE FOR ALL DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DRAMA EVENTS:
All ushers must wear black dress pants, or women may wear a black skirt no shorter than knee length, a solid white shirt, and dark dress shoes. No jeans, cut-offs, t-shirts, sandals, hats, etc. Please follow these dress guidelines. You will be sent home to change clothes if the House Manager deems it necessary. Look sharp!

TIME Ushers must report to the Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Centerís R. Keith Michael and Marion Michael Lobby promptly at 6:30 PM (1 PM for a matinee) for usher training. Late ushers may be turned away.

CONTACT The Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center House Manager is Trish Hausmann. She can be reached in her office at 856-3844 or by e-mail at pjhausma@indiana.edu.

If you have questions, please contact Trish Hausmann before you sign up to usher.

By placing your name on any usher sign-up list, you confirm that you have read and agreed to this information. Non-compliance may result in a two-semester disqualification.

Thank you for your help! We look forward to working with you in the Theatre and Drama Center!

Trish Hausmann
House Manager

To sign up to usher, click on the link to the show you wish to usher. You can then sign up online.