Friends of the Empire Theatre

 The Friends of the Empire Theatre Inc is an independent,  close-knit community of over 600 theatre-lovers who support the Empire Theatre through volunteer duties and an annual membership contribution. To become a Friend, connect with other theatre enthusiasts and support your Empire Theatre, become a member today.

There are four ways that you can join the Friends:

1. FRIEND - $10 per year

2. SILVER FRIEND - $20 per year

3. GOLD FRIEND - $30 per year

4. PLATINUM FRIEND - $100 per year


 All friends receive the following benefits:

  • monthly newsletters

  • invitations to Friends' events

  • Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting

  • Volunteer Incentive Program for volunteers

Please Note: To enjoy these benefits as a member of the Friends, it is not a requirement to be a volunteer.

Volunteer Incentive Program 

If you would like to be more involved in the Empire Theatre's activities, you can join the Friends' volunteer workforce. All Friends volunteers receive Volunteer Incentive Program Points (VIPP) for any duty performed. These VIPs can be traded for tickets to selected shows.

Volunteer duties include:

  • Usher/doorperson
  • Programme/merchandise seller
  • Stage door attendant
  • Mailout assistant
  • Catering assistant
  • General helper
  • For more information please call 4698 9938 or email


View/Download Volunteer Position Description

View/Download Friends of the Empire Theatre Membership Form

If you are already a member of the Friends of the Empire Theatre and need to renew your membership, View/Download the Friends of the Empire Theatre Renewal Form