Audience Engagement Volunteers


Passionate about The Dance Current and want to tell others about it? Volunteer with our Audience Engagement Team at Fall for Dance North (FFDN) at Meridian Hall, October 2  - 5, 2019.


What:  The Dance Current Audience Engagement at FFDN

Where: Meridian Hall, 1 Front Street E, Toronto, Ontario

When: October 2 – 5, 2019, (includes set up and dismantling)

Time: variable


Volunteers Benefits

Volunteers will receive a complimentary ticket to the FFDN performance the same night they volunteer offering improved opportunities to engage with publics that come to The Dance Current table.

Upon completion of a minimum of 3 volunteer hours, all audience engagement volunteers will receive a 1-year print subscription of The Dance Current.

Primary Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage and educate the public about The Dance Current (in print and online)
  • Sell and promote the special subscription offer and sale
  • Enthusiastically respond to queries about The Dance Current
  • Promote print content in the Sept/October, Nov/Dec + Jan/Feb issue
  • Encourage subscription and single issue sales
  • Encourage free e-current newsletter sign-up
  • Operate a square reader
  • Be responsible for The Dance Current table, set-up and dismantling, including:
  • Set-up and close table per volunteer shift
  • Manage the products and record sales and inventory


The Dance Current’s Fall for Dance North table is located at Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre) in downtown Toronto. This venue is accessible.

Audience Engagement volunteers will be expected to be at the table before and after each performance to engage with audiences.

The scheduled volunteer shifts include:

Day October 2 October 3  October 4  October 5
Afternoon n/a n/a n/a 1:15 - 4 pm
Evening/Night 6:45 - 10 6:45 - 10 6:45 - 10 6:45 - 10


Application Procedures

In an email, please include the Subject Heading “Audience Engagement Volunteer” and indicate:

  • Your name
  • Preferred pronouns
  • Phone number
  • Shift preference (day, time), and
  • whether any accommodations are required.


Please address email to dc.subscribe@thedancecurrent.com before noon, September 27th.

Important note: volunteer preferences for days and times will be scheduled on a first-come basis. Suggesting multiple times will help us place you best.

About The Dance Current:

Published bimonthly by Dance Media Group/Groupe Danse Média - a registered charitable non-profit organization - The Dance Current takes the reader inside the art and culture of dance in Canada and is an indispensable resource and communication tool for those working across dance in Canada. Regular print issues include artist profiles, interviews, feature articles, opinions and critical commentary from people in the profession. The Dance Current’s digital component highlights performance reviews, event listings and distributes online resources for dancers and audiences. Available by subscription and by single copy at selected newsstands or in digital format, The Dance Current is essential reading for anyone with an interest in dance.

Additional Information

Please visit thedancecurrent.com.

Volunteers will receive information via email. This information will also be made available at the table.

Should you require specific clarity on this volunteer opportunity, please email office@thedancecurrent.com.