Volunteer Application Form

Application Process

The application process for the Volunteer Application includes completion of the application, reference checking and interviews.Prior to completing the application we ask that you take some time to read two essays by Thurman E. Scott, the Artistic Director and Founder of the Actors Theatre Workshop, as well as Mr. Scott’s professional biography. The essays and Mr. Scott’s bio will provide you with a greater understanding of the creative foundation upon which ATW was built. These essays and their links can be found on our website:

Please complete the requested contact information, provide references, and answer the questions below.

If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of your application within two days of submission, please contact us at outreach@actorstheatreworkshop.com, or call us at (212) 947-1386 x 0. After reviewing your application and contacting your references, we will contact you to schedule an interview.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Contact Information
First Name (required) : Last Name (required) :
Email (required) : Phone :
Address :

Earliest possible start date(required) : -- (mm-dd-yyyy)
End date(required) : -- (mm-dd-yyyy)      No End Date
Days and times you are available(required) :
Periods you are not available(e.g., you are out-of-town)(required) :
Number of hours per week :
Please list two references that we may contact; one must be Professional Supervisor from a current or former job, internship or volunteer experience.
Name : Name :
Relationship : Relationship :
Title : Title :
Company : Company :
Phone : Phone :
Email : Email :

Please check all areas of expertise, talents and resources that you feel you can contribute to ATW.

 Accounting/Bookkeeping  Marketing/Public Relations  Archival
 Office Skills  Carpentry  Photography
 Videography - Filming/Editing  Computer Skills  Research
 Contractor/Electrician  Fundraising  Manager
 Transcription  Grant Writing  Graphic Design
 Production Tech - Stage  Production Tech - Food Service  Production Tech - Props
 Production Tech - House  Production Tech - Costume/Wardrobe  Production Tech - Lights
 Production Tech - Make-up  Archival

Other Please specify :


Please copy and paste your resume here :

Please submit a professional headshot or clear digital photo of yourself (must be 200MB or under):

Please answer the following questions

Please expand on your background, any talents, skills and resources that you feel could contribute to the management and mission of ATW and why you would like to be considered for an volunteer position at ATW.

Essay Questions

In preparation for the interview, and so we may begin to get to know you, please answer the following essay questions. These essay questions were designed to illuminate situations that unfold in the process of creation. Within creative process, individuals open themselves to the uniqueness that exists within all human beings. Creative process illuminates your individual gifts and integrates them into every day expression. This helps you give to the world, and extend your own uniqueness. These questions are meant to challenge you creatively and to address some of the issues that unfold throughout the creative process..

What long-term processes have you previously been committed to outside of your professional responsibilities? Please describe the challenges you encountered and how you met those challenges.

What is your ideal in life? What do you want to accomplish? What is it about this opportunity that you imagine will contribute to that ideal?

What qualities in yourself do you want to develop, and are you willing to go beyond what you perceive to be your limitations?

Are you prepared to open up to new discoveries and possibilities about yourself and the world? Are you ready to give yourself time to develop these possibilities and to commit to a process of learning?

Additional Considerations

Please indicate any special concerns that you would like to communicate to us.

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