Information on the new ticket system and pricing for Romeo and Juliet in 2020 is now on the TICKETS page.
Setbuilders working on a set.

How to get involved

‘Helping front or backstage you will meet new friends, some life long. I guarantee you will be swept up in the island’s magic.’ If you think you would like to get involved with Brownsea Open Air theatre have a look at all the areas available to you. Auditions and Open Evenings are held every year in January, however you can join us at any time during the year using our contact form.

Get Involved. Acting

Acting

Being part of the Cast of BOAT is a unique experience; whether you are playing a lead character or a walk on - everyone is important and made to feel so.

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Get Involved. Backstage.

Backstage

For those who prefer to be behind the scenes but still want to feel the excitement, this vital role will give you the buzz of performance. The stage crew is key to a successful production.

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Get Involved - Costume. A period dress costume is displayed on a mannequin.

Costumes

If you love stunning fabrics, accessories, and jewellery you’ll find an outlet for your creativity.

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Get Involved. Front of House

Front of House

The Front of House team is there to meet and great members of the public coming to see the performance on Brownsea Island.

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Get Involved - Lighting. Lighting being rigged in the lighting tower.

Lighting

There is something magical about creating theatre on an island and lighting particularly is a huge challenge. To be part of the Technical team is an amazing learning experience and good friends are made.

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Get Involved. Props

Props

The props team support the actors on performance nights handing them any items that they take on stage. Bring a smile, a sense of humour, a few practical skills and enjoyment in being a team player.

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Get Involved- Publicity. Articles on BOAT appear in magazines.

Publicity

We are always looking for new people with or without specific skills because publicity for BOAT is non -stop year round.

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Get Involved - Set Build. A partially constructed set in the field.

Set Build

Join us if you can wield a brush, or carry, fetch, hammer, drill or lift.

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Amazing dedicated and inspiring team to work with

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The actors of Brownsea Open Air Theatre were superb, as was the lighting, set, sound and costume.