Weston Playhouse Theatre Company
Weston, VT

Expires: 07/23/18

Job Dates

Mid May - Mid September


Contact for Details

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide sound support for 7 shows on 2 stages; serve as sole Mix Engineer for two musicals on mainstage, and as Sound Designer for other productions as assigned.
Provide sound support for all productions. Create necessary sound cues and effects as needed for non-musical mainstage shows and all OtherStages productions as needed.
Work with Production Management to ensure all shows are completed within deadlines and budgets
Supervise Sound intern
Work with guest Sound Designer and Music Directors on sound needs, backline and instrument rentals, acquisition, setup and maintenance
Coordinate rental, purchase, borrow of necessary sound system equipment, and supplies. This includes picking up sound rental package at vendors warehouse, driving a small box truck to and from New York City. Prep and label equipment and safely pack truck for transport. Install system in Weston. Ensure accurate and timely return of rental package at end of season.
Install necessary equipment and cabling for all shows, including playback, mixers, amps, microphones (if required); video cameras and monitors for conductor, stage shots; maintain Clear-Com system and equipment.
Communicate proactively with sound designers, stage managers, directors, guest artists and other production department heads to ensure safe and appropriate implementation of all sound elements
Create all show-related sound paperwork
Program and operate sound console(s) as needed
Coordinate run crew staffing and schedule for all shows with Production Management
Attend and participate in production and department head meetings
Order necessary materials and supplies in timely manner
Track deliveries and purchasing paperwork, submitting invoices and receipts to Production Management
Maintain and repair sound equipment in all venues
Oversee safety of those working in the sound department; actively create and maintain a safe working environment in all work areas
Ensure that personnel are properly trained in operation of equipment and tools and use appropriate personal protective equipment during all work calls
Research, acquire and maintain MSDS for products used by the Sound Department
Provide support for special events or company projects as needed. Assist other departments whenever possible.
Assist in the initial sound package set up for the new studio theatre

Minimum of 2 years professional Sound experience or equivalent
Advanced skills in Sound Design, mixing and engineering, including creation and acquisition of sound and music effects; experience setting up, engineering and maintaining wireless mic systems; proficiency mixing musicals using digital consoles required. Familiarity with Qlab preferred.
Experience maintaining and repairing Clear Com and backstage video systems
Advanced knowledge of sound consoles, own laptop computer

For full job description, visit: westonplayhouse.org


Emily Matthees



(802) 824-8167

Business Address

703 Main St

Weston, VT 05161

Posted: 02/13/2018 13:06:00 EST

Last Updated: 02/13/2018 13:56 EST

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