Contemporary American Theater Festival
Shepherdstown, WV

Expires: 03/30/20

Job Dates

Late May thru Early August


$150/week + housing

The Contemporary American Theater Festival at Shepherd University is welcoming applications for the position of Sound Intern + Operator. CATF, a LORT D summer festival and leading producer of contemporary plays, is dedicated to telling diverse stories and developing new American theatre. The festival premieres or produces six plays per season in three venues in rotating rep. We are committed to supporting the unique needs of new work while fostering an environment of fun and company community. Located an hour from DC, CATF makes its home in one of Americas coolest small towns, Shepherdstown, WV.

CATFs sound department consists of a Sound Dept. Head and three Sound Interns who work together to realize the sound design in all three of our venues. The Sound crew will set up and tune each venues sound system at the beginning of the season (per our designers specs), and each Intern will then be assigned to serve as the Sound Board Op during the Tech and Run of our season. During the run Sound interns are responsible for assisting with changeover between sets and addressing any sound maintenance issues that might arise during the run.

Applicants should be able to lift and carry 50lbs, be comfortable working at heights up to 40 (in a combination of lifts, ladders, and/or catwalks) and have experience assisting with the setup and maintenance/repair of sound equipment. Previous experience with digital consoles and Qlab is helpful, but not required

Position is seasonal, from early June to early August. All staff and interns are provided free air conditioned housing within walking distance of the theaters and workspaces (also air conditioned,) 1-2 meals per day during tech, and free use of University gym, pool, and laundry facilities.

Additional information and application instructions are available at www.catf.org/internships CATF is committed to fostering a diverse workplace. People from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Please visit www.catf.org to learn more about us and our upcoming summer season.


Production Management


Business Address

PO Box 429

Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Posted: 01/15/2020 18:59:19 EST

Last Updated: 01/15/2020 18:59 EST

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