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Production Program

(There is a $25 fee* if your crew application is accepted; financial assistance is available)

Want to help offstage with this year's summer production?

  • Crew (you may serve on more than one; limited positions available)

    • Technical Design: lighting, sound

    • Artistic Design: costumes, makeup, hair

    • Stage Crew: painting set, run show from backstage

    • Properties: find, create, and manage props

  • Assistant (by inquiry and invitation only)

    • Artistic Team Assistant: directing, music, choreography

    • Management Team Assistant: promotion, programs, tickets

Production Team Roles:


Anyone is eligible to apply to these teams! We encourage students and community members to bring their expertise in some areas and willingness to learn in others! We will review applications and match skill sets to our needs, prioritizing students' participation. Positions are limited. Click below and/or email us with any questions you may have! 

Running sound, summer 2022, photo credit SMTI

Sorting props, summer 2022, photo credit David Rukashaza-Hancock


From auditions to rehearsals to performances, EVERYTHING takes place at Squalicum High School, 3773 E McLeod Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226. Click here for a map. 

Working on the Mamma Mia set, summer 2022, photo credit SMTI

Working on costumes, summer 2022, photo credit David Rukashaza-Hancock

Process and Timeline:

  • Crew: Applications open when auditions open, around early May (due by late May). The three-week program begins in late June, days are variable, and performances occur in mid-July. 


  • Assistants: Assistant positions are by application only. Inquire via email.

If you're interested in crewing for this year's show, please visit our Show Information page and fill out our crew application form once it becomes available!  

What might a typical day look like?

Crew will have a few more days off than cast, so not all crews will be called every day (these schedules will be made closer to the start dates and depend on the crew you're on and the specific needs of that year's showreach out with specific questions!). Although we will maintain some daily flexibility to make sure we are making the most of everyone's time, a typical day's schedule will be similar to this: 

Weeks 1 and 2:

  • 9:0011:00 - Set Work (stage)

  • 11:0011:45 - Stagecraft Education (classroom)

  • 11:45--12:30 - Specialized Projects (lighting, costuming, props, etc)

  • 12:301:00 - LUNCH BREAK (bring lunch, snacks, and water!)

  • 1:00–2:00 - Specialized Projects (lighting, costuming, props, etc)


Tech Weekend:

  • 10:003:00 - Start to run the show, scene by scene; Build and run lighting; Mic actors, run sound; Test run costumes

 Week 3 (Tech Week):

  • 10:00–5:00 - Run the show; Revise and run lighting; Mic actors; Run sound; Adjust costumes

For more information, please contact



(If you're interested in being cast in the show, please visit our Performance Program page!)

*We are committed to making our program as accessible as possible, so please don't let our production fee stop you from applying for a crew. If you are given a spot on a crew and this fee will pose a financial hardship, please email us to inquire about financial assistance funding. 

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