REP Member Benefits

As a member of REP you can participate in a range of activities. Some of these require specialised skills, but in all areas there are experienced members who will be happy to provide training and assistance.

REP memberships available to anyone interested in becoming part of and supporting our theatre company. AND you get some great benefits:

• Member-price tickets to REP productions
• Bring a friend for Member-price
• Member prices for REP Studio events
• Happy Hour, held on Friday evenings, where our community enjoy socialising in the Foyer and special prices at the REP Bar
• Contribute to the direction of REP by participating on a variety of guidance committees or on Council
• ...and more to come — watch this space!

How to Join

Download a Membership Form and return it to the office with your payment. Fees are:

Full — $50
Double — $80
Concession — $30
Concession Double — $45
Junior — $15
Distance — $20

Ways to get involved

The following summaries provide a brief indication of what is involved in each area, but as always the best way to find out more is to come along to Happy Hour on Friday and ask a fellow REP Member.


REP provides acting opportunities at various levels, from our main-stage productions to smaller Studio productions and rehearsed readings. All mainstage productions and REP Studio events are cast by audition. Audition details are published on the Auditions page, as well as through the REP eNews, Facebook, and Instagram.

Stage Management and Backstage Crew

Stage Managers and their teams are responsible for ensuring that the show itself runs smoothly. If you are interested in this area, then opportunities exist to work as part of a backstage crew, an assistant stage manager or stage manager.

Set Design

Opportunities exist for those who have an interest in this area. REP is one of the few theatre companies which builds working sets for each production. You can realise your own set design and work with experienced set coordinators as mentors if you are inexperienced.

Set Construction, Painting and Bump-in/out

Lots of jobs here for those with willing hands — if you can wield a hammer or a paint brush (or anything in between) you can be involved. And if you can’t here is your chance to learn!


Properties is in charge of collecting, making, borrowing, hiring, or acquiring all the bits and pieces used on stage during a show. This area is also responsible for the care and maintenance of all properties and for ensuring the right thing is in the right place at the right time for each performance.

Lighting/Sound Design and Operation

The Lighting/Sound crew work to design, rig and operate the lighting and sound for shows. These are specialised areas but there are plenty of opportunities for you to gain experience as a trainee on productions.


Wardrobe includes the design, construction, and maintenance of costumes for productions and our Wardrobe resource. Opportunities exist to work with and be mentored by experienced designers from the membership. From simple sewing to expert dressmaking, any level of skill is welcome. REP also holds Retro Clothing sales throughout the year, providing another opportunity where volunteer helpers can work with the wardrobe regulars.


Most actors do their own hair/makeup for each performance. However, for some shows, specialised hair and/or makeup is required. Opportunities exist for members to work with wigs and makeup in conjunction with particular REP productions.

Front of House (FoH)

FoH volunteers are the first point of contact with the audience. Duties include running the wine or coffee bar, ushering, selling tickets or programs, or acting as the Front of House Manager. These are pleasant tasks for all and a good way to get to know REP people. Selling tickets and acting as Front of House Manager require a higher level of responsibility and training, which is available on an ongoing basis.

General Maintenance

REP is responsible for the maintenance of the theatre building and its fixtures. Several times a year a Company day is held to tackle various maintenance projects. These are run under the watchful, expert eye of REP’s Technical Committee members and everyone is encouraged to come and lend a hand — whether its wielding a hammer, a paintbrush or a wettex!


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