Hippodrome State Theatre

The Hippodrome State Theatre, a nonprofit organization, strives to enrich the Gainesville community and the world through the art of theatre. 


Contact: (352) 373-5968, mail@thehipp.org

Address: 25 SE 2nd Pl., Gainesville, FL, 32601

What YOU can do to help: Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

Ushers are needed for Main Stage Productions.  Ushers need to be at the theatre one hour prior to the performance.  Ushers help people find their seats before the production and after the intermission.  They help people exit the theatre afterward and help clean up the theatre.

Ushers are needed for the movie showings at the theatre.  Ushers need to be at the theatre 30 minutes before the movie starts.  Ushers take people’s tickets and then assist people in exiting the cinema. 

Office volunteers are needed to help answer phones and send mailouts. 

DONATIONS are also needed.  The following items are needed: office supplies, digital camera, telephone system, boom box, furniture, color laser printer, horizontal filing cabinet, computer LCD displays, housing fo the interns and the actors, bar refrigeration equipment, pick-up truck or car, computer network switches, and office storage supply cabinets.