Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre

Volunteer Opportunities

There’s a multitude of ways to volunteer at BRBT!

Guild members volunteer their time and talents in a variety of ways including the following:

  • Coordinating dancers at auditions
  • Coordinating dancers backstage during performances
  • Distributing merchandise (Nutcrackers/t-shirts/flowers)
  • Working at the Nutcracker Boutique during performances
  • Working at Clara’s Closet during auditions
  • Helping with The Land of the Sweets Tea
  • Helping with the Dancer Luncheon
  • Helping with Festival events
  • Helping with Dancin’ in the Streets
  • Sewing
  • Ironing
  • Coordinating Costumes
  • Coordinating dancers at auditions
  • Coordinating props for the summer tour
  • Transporting dancers to tour performances
  • Helping with the Youth Ballet Cast Party
*First Saturday of the Month

  • Handing out information about the Ballet
  • Welcoming guests at the information table
  • Working in the First Aid Room
  • Coordinating dancers and audience members at the Theatre – lobby/backstage/onstage coordinators
  • Setting up/ breaking down studio classrooms
  • Monitoring studios during master classes
  • Distributing lunches

Experience the magic of the ballet by working behind the scenes!

Guild Sign Up Form – Complete Online
Guild Sign Up Form – Print

2016-2017 Guild


  • President: Jonna Cox
  • Vice President: Teresa Kleinhans
  • Secretary: Karen White
  • Treasurer: Mary Ann Yeargain
  • Historian: Dena Balart
  • Immediate Past President: Adele Dufrene

Costume Coordinators

  • Claire Bateman

Youth Ballet Coordinators

  • Teresa Kleinhans
  • Mary Ann Yeargain

Members At Large

  • Allison Barbin
  • Peggy Donner
  • Anne Fishbein
  • Jessica Gaspard
  • Jane Goodman
  • Ryn Jones
  • Melissa O’Dwyer
  • Jonica Petty
  • Laura Saloom
  • Melanie Zaffuto