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Barrington Stage Company, Inc. St Germain Sound Engineer/Board Op in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Sound Board Operator (A1) - St Germain Stage Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning professional theatre company located in the heart of the Berkshires, is seeking a Sound Board Operator for our St Germain Stage to join our team in Pittsfield, MA for our 2024 fall performances. This position ensures high-quality sound for every performance in their venue. This position requires an independent individual with knowledge of theatrical sound systems who is able to work with a team to reach the artistic goals of the production. Barrington Stage has a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability or age. We strongly encourage candidates of color, and/or from diverse backgrounds/underrepresented groups to apply. Responsibilities: - Assist in providing all audio support for productions throughout the BSC 2024 fall season, as directed by the Audio Supervisor - Program and operate computers and digital mixing consoles - Complete pre-show checks and shut down procedures for all audio equipment before and after each performance, including assisted listening systems for audience members, backstage monitors, house and backstage paging systems, cue lights, headsets and video cameras and monitors - Maintain accurate and up to date paperwork for each production including sound plots and cue sheets - Accurately execute the sound design as set by the sound designer during technical rehearsals, and replicate this design accurately and consistently as called by the Stage Manager throughout the show run - Assist with the load in of sound equipment for each show, and aid in the construction of specialty items such as speaker stands or masking for speakers within the set - Assist with the installation of and ensure communications systems for each production are in working order, including headsets, cue lights, backstage and house paging systems, dressing room monitors, assisted listening systems and conductor camera feeds, video monitors, additional video cameras if needed for the production. - Keep the audio shop as well as the mixing area for the venue clean and organized throughout the season Skills: - Strong communication, organizational and time management skills - Knowledge of theatrical sound systems and equipment including mixing consoles, speakers, microphones, amplifiers, EQ and processing gear - Experience with recording, editing and playback of sound effects and music - Experience mixing live sound - Knowledge of theatrical audio software such as QLab and Dante - Ability to work as part of a team but also take on individual responsibilities - Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and comfortable working at heights - Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe Acrobat This position reports to the Audio Supervisor. It is full-time, seasonal position. Contract: 8/26/2024 through 10/14/2024 Pay is \$18.00 per hour, with housing included.

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