Volunteer

Skills development opportunities – be a part of our show!

Are you interested in gaining new skills? Or perhaps you wish to develop your skills in production design, performance or front of house management?

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre are looking for enthusiastic and reliable volunteers to assist us with the delivery of one the company’s most ambitious creative projects in its 37 year history!

Tom Vickers and the Extraordinary Adventure of his Missing Sock is a choose-your-own adventure performance that will infiltrate Museums in Fremantle, Albany and Geraldton.

This is an ambitious work of scale that will employ more than 14 performers, and will engage more than 70 volunteers across the world premiere season. To realise this ambitious project, we need support from our community and there are many opportunities for you to get involved.

Production Design

Are you a maker or creator? Are you handy at finding materials on a budget? We require volunteers to assist with the preparation of props and other production elements in the lead up to the show. Tasks include (but not limited to):

  • Knitting
  • Creating objects with textiles
  • Assistance with props construction
  • Sourcing materials

Performance Assistants

Are you studying performance art? Do you like story-telling and engaging with people? Have you experience in customer service? We require volunteers to be a part of our production, engaging with our audiences in providing a fantastic experience. Tasks include (but not limited to):

  • Assisting audiences to navigate their way through the performance
  • Talking to audience members about the themes of the work
  • Assisting audience members with activities

Front of House and Technical Assistants

Have you experience in events? Do you like running things to a schedule? Do you like working behind-the-scenes or right in the action? We require volunteers to assist with Front of House and backstage assisting the Stage Manager. Tasks include (but not limited to):

  • Assisting FOH staff to ensure performances run smoothly and on time
  • Assisting the Stage Manager in logistical operations of the performance

Download the Expression of Interest Pack >

Complete the Expression of Interest Form online >


This project has been supported by the WA Museum, the Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Arts and Culture Fund and Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program, the State of Western Australia through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, and the City of Fremantle.