Sign up to usher for Richard III and Much Ado About Nothing today! E-mail ushers (at) actorsshakespeareproject.org 


Volunteers are a crucial part of our organization. We need volunteers to help with everything from fundraising to postering to office support, and many additional, meaningful projects.


To volunteer:

  • Email us at ushers (at) actorsshakespeareproject.org
  • Or call us at 617.776.2200


Looking to usher and see an ASP production for free?

Before signing up to usher, please take a moment to read our Usher Requirements below. If you have any questions, feel free to email ushers (at) actorsshakespeareproject.org.

  • Ushers must arrive one hour prior to curtain and check in with the House Manager.
  • Ushers are required to stay for the duration of the show and stay for about half an hour after to help clean up after the patrons have left.
  • Ushers are required to stand for a one-hour period of time before the show, and may be required to climb stairs in order to assist with the seating of patrons.
  • Ushers must become familiar with the facility to help direct patrons to the restrooms, exits, coat checks, etc.
  • A friendly, customer-service-oriented attitude is a must to ensure an ideal performance experience for the patrons and House staff.
  • Volunteers are required to wear all black attire. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  • ASP is not responsible for parking or transportation expenses.
  • If you need to cancel for any reason, please give 48 hours notice to ushers (at) actorsshakespeareproject.org, and provide a replacement usher if possible.
  • Ushers are not permitted to carry bags; personal belongings may be stored on your seat while seating patrons.
  • Usher responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
    – Stuffing programs
    – Assisting patrons
    – Tearing tickets
    – Remaining after the performance to assist with cleanup
    – Other duties as assigned by the House Manager