Get Involved

Below, you will find: Volunteer information, Joining a Choir, and Audition & Script Submission information.


As a nonprofit organization, Cinnabar relies on volunteers to fulfill its mission.

We welcome and appreciate your expertise to assist in running this operation.

Volunteer positions we are always in need of:
  • Parkers in the Parking Lot
  • Ushers and greeters in the Theater
  • Building and painting sets
  • Striking the sets when show closes
  • Sewing & laundering costumes
  • Office work as needed

Whether you can donate an hour or a year of your time, we are grateful for your support.


Training is provided at your first shift. Benefits include complimentary tickets, meeting wonderful people, and experiencing the joy of giving back to your community!

To learn about volunteer opportunities, please contact us at the Box Office phone line 707-764 8920 or


Technical Director

This position is accountable for building the scenic design and set for all productions and ensuring the technical equipment in the theater is functional, maintained, and safe. Learn More

Teaching Artist

Cinnabar Theater is seeking a Teaching Artist to teach 2 classes a week for our after-school program focusing on theater introduction for young actors, aged 5-8 for one class, and 8-12 for the other. Teaching artist will teach acting and scene work and direct/choreograph a final presentation for the after-school program. Learn More.

Set Designer, Lighting Designer, Costume Designer

We are accepting resumes and cover letters for a pool of designers interested in working with Cinnabar Theater. Please email resumes to with the subject line "Designer Application."

Join a Choir

At Cinnabar, we believe that music is part of a well rounded life.
Do you like to sing? Join one of our community choirs! There are two choirs to choose from.


Marisa Troppy, music director

The CinnaGals welcomes any woman (age 16 and over) who loves to sing in beautiful harmony and enjoys the company of others who do so, also.

The goal is to make beautiful music together.

  • Tuition $150
  • Rehearsals Wednesdays at 7 pm
  • Performance date to be determined
  • Performance is at Elim Lutheran Church, Petaluma

To Register:


Michael Shahani, music director and conductor

The Cinnabar Singers is a community program, mixed chorus. We welcome anyone 16 or older who shares the joy of singing in glorious harmony with likeminded folk.

  • Tuition: $175
  • Rehearsals are Monday evenings at 7pm
  • Performance date to be determined
  • Performance is at Elim Lutheran Church, Petaluma

To Register:

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Auditions & Script Submissions


Actors are hired on a show-by-show basis during the season and auditions for individual shows are by invitation only. Cinnabar Theater holds open auditions annually, typically in the late spring. These auditions are announced on Theatre Bay Area website. To be notified of auditions in your area of interest, please send your resume and a recent headshot to Artistic Director, Nathan Cummings,

New Play Submissions

Thank you for your interest in submitting your script to Cinnabar Theater! Due to the high volume of submissions and limited staff, we are postponing the reception of new submissions until further notice.
We value everyone’s hard work and artistic talent and want to give each submission the attention it deserves. Please check back soon. Until then, all the best in your creative endeavors!