Thank you for your interest in volunteering for PortFringe 2017!

We need volunteers to make this festival happen. Whether you can hang a poster or hang a light, we’ve got a space for you. This year’s festival spans eight days on five different stages, with over 100 performances and artists. That’s a crazy number, and we couldn’t do it without you.


Interested in volunteering for Pop-Up Macbeth, March 3 and 4? Email catherine@portfringe.com.

Interested in volunteering for the festival, June 17 to 24? Sign the interest form HERE, and we’ll reach out in May with shifts and information. 


  • The Festival runs from June 17-June 24.
  • Volunteers are needed in the following areas: Tech, Box Office, and Publicity.
  • You don’t need to have any prior skills to volunteer for box office or publicity!
  • Don’t see your skill set on the list above–email us, and we’ll find a place for you!
  • Box office volunteer shifts will run ~4 hours, and generally occur on evenings and weekends.  Tech shifts tend to be longer, and are a larger commitment.


  • 1 free show pass for every 4 hours of volunteering.
  • Your very own special PortFringe Volunteer edition T-Shirt
  • Roughly 215 new friends!

If you have any questions about volunteering, or have some wild and crazy skills to offer, please contact volunteer manager at catherine@portfringe.com.