Rainforest Circus: Submerged

The Rainforest Circus – Submerged is a vibrant theatrical presentation that takes place in a forest.  It will incorporate aerialists among the trees, original music and soundscape, clown, dance, poetry and installation art – all inspired by the theme of water—woven together into a live performance.  It is a collaborative and dynamic experience between performer, audience, and the forest.

Thank you to all who came forward to be a part of the production team.  All participant roles for the Sunshine Coast have been filled. if you are interested in participating for our Malcolm Island production, please contact kelly@deercrossingtheartfarm.org.

Call for Event Volunteers

We are now looking for people interested in volunteering in the lead up to and during our weekend of Rainforest Circus shows at Cliff Gilker Park.  This is a great opportunity to learn more about circus, live theatre, and work with a passionate team of artists and production staff.

Call for Volunteers:

Event Volunteer Positions


  • Set-up / Take Down
  • Signage Installers / De-installers
  • Parking Attendants
  • Trail Attendants
  • Box Office
  • Front of House
  • Ushers
  • Shuttle Bus Driver (must have Class 4 Driver’s License)
  • First Aid Attendant (must have Standard First Aid and CPR Certificate)
  • Artist and Volunteer Hospitality
  • Water Station Attendant
  • Zero Waste Attendant

Dates & Times:

Volunteers will have 4-hour shifts on the following days:

July 25: Set-up Crew only – 10am to 2pm
July 27:             3pm to 7pm / Artist Reception only 5pm to 9pm
July 28: 11am to 3pm / 3pm to 7pm
July 29: Box Office only 11am to 3pm / Take down crew only 4:30pm to 8:30pm

If you would like to take part but cannot commit to a 4-hour shift or would like to immerse in the circus for the whole day, there are more flexible shifts on:

July 29: 11am to 1:45pm / 1:45pm to 4:30pm

Some perks…

As thank you for your support and enthusiasm, volunteers who committed 4 hours or more will receive a complimentary ticket to see the show, back-stage access, an invitation to the Opening Reception and lunch will be provided during the shifts.


If you are interested in volunteering for the Rainforest Circus, email Cherry Lu at cherry@deercrossingtheartfarm.org and let her know what positions and shift(s) you are interested in. Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you.


On going Art Farm Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in getting to know the Art Farm, volunteering is a good place to start. We have a number of projects and events on the go that could use extra hands and imaginations.

The Cob House – On our property we have a small cob structure with a built in oven. The dream is for this to become a community cooking space. It currently needs shelving, and other interior fixtures.

The Garden – We can always use hands for property maintenance, from cutting the lawn to planting more vegetables. There’s seven acres of west coast wilderness we are slowly developing into a sustainable hub.

Programming – All of our art and nature projects are for community building. If you would like to be involved with any specific project feel free to contact us.

If you are inspired to start something new on our parcel of land or in the community we’d love to hear from you too.

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