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Gulfshore Playhouse
Naples, FL

Expires: 11/28/20

Job Dates

Fall start, Full-time, Year Round

Pay

$684 per week

Gulfshore Playhouse, a not-for-profit, professional theatre company located in Naples, FL is seeking an adaptable, detail-oriented and collaborative individual to serve as Sound Engineer. Gulfshore Playhouse offers a diverse season of straight plays and small musicals ranging from venerated classics and Broadway hits to contemporary works and world premieres. The Playhouse is passionately committed to producing high-quality, professional theatre which exceeds the expectations of the cultured residents and visitors of Naples, FL, many of whom are regular theatre patrons in New York, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Gulfshore Playhouse has performed for many years in an intimate 200 seat venue at the Norris Center, a municipal building run by the City of Naples. The Playhouse is currently in the middle of a $55M capital campaign to build in a state-of-the-art theatre and education center, featuring two theatres and plenty of education space. The project is currently in the construction document phase.

Job Duties include but not limited to:

- Oversee all sound elements and the realization of sound designs as envisioned by the Sound Designer, Director, and Producing Artistic Director
- Assist with the hang, focus, troubleshooting, and strike of all lighting and sound equipment for each show in conjunction with the Master Electrician
- Perform lighting and sound preshow checks and operate the light and sound consoles for some performances
- Coordinate all purchases, rentals, and borrows necessary for the realization of the production
- Maintain excellent communication with stage management, production staff, and artistic team throughout the production process
- Check daily stage manager rehearsal and performance reports for notes concerning sound and complete notes as necessary
- Supervise/train staff and interns with varying levels of experience
- Ensure safety protocols are followed at all times
- Operate within each budgetary constraints for each production and maintain an accurate account of all related expenses
- Coordinate with other production departments regarding any overlapping sound needs
- Assist in other departments, including but not limited to carpentry, paints, props, and costumes several hours per week
- Attend all necessary meetings including, but not limited to, production meetings and company meetings
- Assist the Technical Director and Assistant Technical Director in construction, load-in, and strike of scenic elements
- Provide support for special events
- Any other duties as assigned by the Production Manager, Managing Director, or Producing Artistic Director

The ideal candidate is a strong, team-spirited self-starter who is excited to join a tireless, rapidly-growing, and attitude-forward regional theatre. Candidates should be friendly, excellent with patrons, staff, and visiting actors alike, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. The Playhouse values hard work, kindness, generosity, passion, and grace-under-pressure. Employee will be expected to work extended hours on occasion when necessary to meet goals. Weekend and evening hours are required including attendance at performances, special events, and/or meetings that may happen outside normal hours.

Qualifications:
- Two to three years experience in the field
- Knowledge in the use of the analog and digital sound consoles
- Q-Lab programming skills
- Experience with wireless body microphones and housing mixing for musicals
- Experience in equipment maintenance and hanging speakers and lighting instruments

Please send resume, cover letter, and references to Emily Malmborg, Production Manager, at emalmborg@gulfshoreplayhouse.org to apply.

Contact

Emily Malmborg

Production Manager

emalmborg(at)gulfshoreplayhouse(dot)org

https://www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org/

Business Address

1010 5th Ave S

Suite 205

Naples, FL 34102

Posted: 05/28/2020 09:21:39 EST

Last Updated: 05/28/2020 13:00 EST

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