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Published: May 5, 2023

Orientation is offered on Thursday, May 11

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications to join its dynamic corps of volunteer ushers that welcome patrons and guide them to their seats.

From high school students who are eligible for community service hours to retired seniors to family members that volunteer together, volunteer ushers enjoy comradery and expand their horizons during performances of Broadway blockbusters, regional companies and the biggest names in music, comedy and dance.

Volunteers commit to a regular weekly evening or matinee shift for a full season at the Broward Center or its affiliate venues the Parker Playhouse, the Rose & Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center at Nova Southeastern University and the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center.

Applications are required prior to attending an orientation for new ushers at the Broward Center on Thursday, May 11 at 6 p.m. For the volunteer application, contact the volunteer office at 954.468.2684 or e-mail

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker is located in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth Street in Fort Lauderdale. The Parker is an affiliated venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which provides programming and management of the facility.

The Broward Center 2022/2023 season is supported by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. AutoNation, Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau, Spirit and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center are proud sponsors of the Broward Center. Programs are also sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

About The Broward Center for the Performing Arts

One of America’s premier performing arts venues, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents more than 700 performances each year to more than 700,000 patrons, showcasing a wide range of exciting cultural programming and events. Guest experiences at the Broward Center include the all-inclusive Spirit Club Level, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Intermezzo Lounge, special events in the Huizenga Pavilion, waterfront dining at Marti’s New River Bistro and innovative classes and workshops for all ages at the Rose Miniaci Arts Education Center. With one of the largest arts-in-education programs in the United States, the Broward Center serves more than 130,000 students annually. The Broward Performing Arts Foundation, Inc. receives and maintains funds to sustain, develop and secure the future of the Broward Center. The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is located at 201 SW Fifth Ave. in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit