The Gateway
Bellport, NY
LAST MINUTE | Production House | Concert / Event

Expires: 06/28/19

Job Dates

Now thru Late August, with possible extension thru early January


$300-$400/wk BOE, Plus Housing per week


The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is now accepting resumes for a Sound Assistant to start immediately and continue through late August, with extension possible through January 5, 2020.

The Sound Assistant reports to the Sound Engineer, and will run backstage audio for all Mainstage productions.

Regular duties include

* Prep / set up of wireless mics.
* Assist with testing, maintenance, and prep of wired and wireless audio components.
* Assist with testing, maintenance, and prep of wired and wireless comms.
* Assist with testing, maintenance, and prep of video monitors..
* Assist the sound engineer with the daily maintenance of sound equipment.
* Assist the sound engineer with load-in, load-out, and changeover.
* Troubleshoot all backstage audio components during performances.
* Maintain documentation of signal flow of all backstage audio components.

Opportunities to mix theatre-for-youth productions and special events will be given to qualified interns/apprentices as they arise, at the discretion of the sound engineer. Other duties within the department may be assigned on an as-needed basis.


* Proven ability to perform all duties described above.
* At least four years of college-level theatre experience, or equivalent.
* At least one season of professional theatre experience, preferably within an audio department, at the intern level or above.
* Basic knowledge of theatrical sound equipment needed to perform all duties described above.

In addition to a weekly salary, The Gateway provides housing for interns, apprentices, and staff members, and will assist with travel to and from The Gateway.

The Gateway Performing Arts Center of Suffolk County is in its 70th season. Located on the south shore of Long Island about 90 minutes from NYC, The Gateway PACSC performs both at our home theatre in Bellport, NY (housing is located on the property), and at the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts in Patchogue, NY (about 10 minutes away).

The Gateway will coordinate with your educational institution if you would like to receive college credit for your internship / apprenticeship.

TO APPLY please email your letter, resume, and three references to Production Manager Brian Loesch at hr@thegateway.org with "YOUR NAME - Sound Assistant" in the subject line. The Gateway PACSC is an equal opportunity employer

The Gateway PACSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: The Gateway PACSC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at The Gateway PACSC are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. The Gateway PACSC will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. The Gateway PACSC encourages applicants of all ages.
In addition to building and prep work in specialized areas, interns will gain experience on backstage running crews during performances.


Brian Loesch

Production Manager



(631) 286-0555

Business Address

215 S Country Rd.

Bellport, NY 11713

Posted: 06/12/2019 16:21:11 EST

Last Updated: 06/12/2019 19:00 EST

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