Dates: Late May 2017 – August 2017

Overall Responsibility:  Coordinate and implement the use of wireless microphone equipment for assigned production(s).

Key Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Sound Designer and Assistant, compose a microphone plot for assigned production(s).
  • Prepare, dress, and maintain wireless microphones for assigned production(s).
  • Assist in the creation of the sound prompt script for assigned production(s).
  • Collaborate with the Costume Department in devising transmitter placement and protection on each performer.
  • Collaborate with the Hair & Wig Department in devising microphone placement and protection on each performer.
  • Assist fellow Microphone Dressers in making necessary modifications and adjustments to the wireless microphones as required by other productions in a given week.
  • Assist with the load-in, load-out, and maintenance of the orchestra pit.
  • Assist in the organization and storage of sound equipment.
  • Attend all sound work calls, production meetings, rehearsals, and performances of assigned production(s).
  • Other responsibilities designated by the Sound Designer and unique to the given production.


  • A serious interest in the theatre profession, preferably having obtained or currently pursing an education in theatre.
  • Previous experience in sound operation/design preferred.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to take direction and see a task out to completion.
  • Proven history of reliability and a strong work ethic.
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to thrive in an environment that requires working under tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as being a positive team member.
  • Exhibited self-reliance and willingness to seek out all possible solutions before giving up.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential setbacks.
  • Ability to calmly and succinctly resolve conflict and crisis.

Interested applicants should email letter of intent and resume to Jill Lane with letter of intent and resume. Deadline to apply is March 17 although you are strongly encouraged to apply ASAP as the position will fill quickly.