The Guild of Players is based at the Theatre Royal, 66-68 Shakespeare Street, Dumfries.

The Theatre Royal is the oldest theatre in Scotland, having first opened its doors in 1792. It was bought by the Guild of Players in 1959 and relies extensively on volunteers. 

There are a range of possibilities for volunteering with the theatre, including:

  • Acting | Directing
  • Make up | Hair | Wardrobe/costume
  • Set design | Set construction | Stage management | Props and décor | Prompting
  • Light design, rigging & operation | Sound design and operation
  • Backstage crew
  • Heritage/Archive | Admin/Bookkeeping
  • Front of House | Bar
  • Junior group workshops (Age 8+) | Adult acting workshops | Script in hand readings

For more information, please visit our website at or our Facebook page.

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