Volunteer at The Dance Space

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South East Dance are looking for volunteers to join our team and lend a helping hand at exciting events happening at The Dance Space this May 2024.

We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, and we offer reasonable adjustments to support candidates with disabilities. Don’t hesitate to apply if you are:

  • Warm, welcoming, and ready to share a smile
  • A natural communicator who thrives on connecting with people
  • Confident in your English (other languages, including BSL, a bonus)
  • A true team player who flourishes in a vibrant arts environment


Join us either as Welcome Support or a Front of House Host and help make every visitor’s experience one to remember.

Welcome Support

  • Be the first friendly face visitors encounter, warmly greeting them at The Dance Space
  • Answer questions, provide information, and assist with directions
  • Provide extra support for our elderly, vulnerable, and new audience members
  • Guide guests to performances spaces and event locations around the venue
  • Immerse yourself in the performance along with the audience


Front of House Host

  • Ensure a smooth entry process by greeting guests at the auditorium doors and checking tickets
  • Guide audience members to their seats using a clicker system
  • Distribute programmes and assist latecomers with seating
  • Join the audience to experience the performance
  • Help patrons exit the space, provide exit flyering, and encourage participation in post-show surveys


Performance Dates and Shift Times

Sat 4 May, 5-9pm: J Neve Harrington SOME TIMES 

Thu 9 & Fri 10 May, 6-10pm: A Triple Bill: FEAST

Wed 15 May, 5-9pm: Lîla Dance Fault Lines 

Fri 17 May, 9am-4.30pm: Second Hand Dance The Sticky Dance

Friday 17, Sat 18 May, Sunday 19 May & Friday 24 May, 6-10pm: Rachel Blackman You Aren’t Doing It Wrong (If No One Knows What You’re Doing) 

Sat 18 May, 9.30am-3.30pm: Ella Mesma The Rainbow Butterfly

Sat 18 May, 6-10pm: Hannah Tudge and Stephanie Simpson Stacey & Rose

Sat 25 May, 3-8pm: Oltrenotte Dance Theatre Company Zoologia 

Welcome Evening on Wed 24 Apr! 6-7pm

Meet the team, get more information and have the chance to ask any questions. RSVP to this evening session by emailing Makeda: makeda.whittaker@southeastdance.org.uk

Apply to volunteer for South East Dance events as part of Brighton Festival and Brighton Fringe via email: makeda.whittaker@southeastdance.org.uk