Theatre SilCo is an Equity theatre in Silverthorne, Colorado currently accepting applications for a Seasonal Assistant Technical Director for the 2023 Summer Season. Productions include: Ken Ludwig’s Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery, The Amish Project, and The Legend of Georgia McBride.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee implementation, operation, and maintenance of all audio needs for the summer season in a number of venues. Ensure sound designs/plots are executed as required per discussions with the artistic staff and designers. Each design is to be ready, loaded in, and reflect high artistic quality and professional attention to detail. All sound designs must be maintained throughout the production run. Any sound notes needed during the course of the production are to be administered before the next scheduled performance.
DEPARTMENT SUPERVISION: The Sound Supervisor will report to the Production Manager, Technical Director, and Sound Designer. The Sound Supervisor will supervise Production Apprentice during the contract dates and any job responsibilities or design work on special events as assigned to the apprentice. Working with the rest of the production staff, Sound Supervisor will ensure all sound requirements for each production/event meets all technical specifications per discussions with the artistic staff, as well as overseeing sound maintenance throughout the course of the run.
TECHNICAL PROCESS: Sound Supervisor must be present and perform required duties at rehearsals and performances to the satisfaction of artistic staff and production stage manager. During tech week and through the run of the productions.
MAINTENANCE: Supervise maintenance of all sound equipment, including speakers, consoles, microphones, body pack mics/receivers, and any other show-related equipment. Coordinate repairs or replacement as needed.
STRIKE / CHANGEOVER: Plan and oversee all sound strikes and changeovers of productions and special events.
YOUTH THEATRE: Theatre SilCo also produces theatre for young actors in a workshop environment throughout the summer, on the outdoor stage. The Sound Supervisor will be responsible for training an Apprentice to live mix and run the performances for these productions.
QUALIFICATIONS: BFA or BA in technical theatre, sound design, or equivalent work experience. Working knowledge of theatrical sound systems required. Experience with Behringer X-32 digital consoles, console programming experience, live mixing experience required. Some design experience is preferred. Must display a positive attitude with a focus on people and community. Demonstrate professional conduct at all times. Strong leadership skills. Comfortable working with both hired crew and volunteers of varying experience and abilities. Proficient oral and written communication skills. Ability to decipher sound plots, elevations, ground plans, and other design elements handwritten or via technology like VectorWorks, etc.
PHYSICAL DEMAND: This job requires climbing stairs, using ladders, and scissor lifts. There is also a certain amount of lifting and carrying of weights of up to approximately 50 lbs.
DATES AND INFO:
Contract Start Date: May 19, 2024
Contract End Date: September 16, 2024
Housing and Travel provided
Ability to bring vehicle a plus
TO APPLY: Letter of interest, resume, website/portfolio links – Please send all application materials to: Whitney Carter, Production/Company Manager, email@example.com (Please include SOUND SUPERVISOR in the subject line)