Resident Sound Designer 
Children's Theatre of Charlotte - Charlotte, NC 28202
The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte (CTC), one of the nation’s largest, fully producing professional theatre companies for youth, is seeking a full time, year-round Resident Sound Designer & Audio Supervisor. This is a regular, full time, exempt position with benefit package. 

CTC at a glance…

  • We are a professional theatre for young audience with a production budget of $1.4 million and organizational budget of over $4 million.
  • We engage professional adult actors and, in one to two shows per season, also include youth actors in the cast.
  • We serve nearly 300,000 young people and families in the Charlotte region and are dedicated to creating vibrant and engaging theatre experiences, both on the stage and in the classroom.
  • Our performance spaces include the McColl Family Theatre (550 seats) and the Wells Fargo Playhouse (270 seats) at the ImaginOn facility, which also houses a full library for children and youth.
  • Each season, we mount 11 full-scale productions for public and school audiences, present 2-3 guest artists, mount a Touring Company production and provide theatre education programming.
Work with Us…
  • Oversee all aspects of planning and executing sound for company productions, designs sound and reinforcement for 2-3 mainstage productions.
  • Provide support for outside sound designers.
  • Supervise Audio Department staff and overhire. Occasionally supervise interns and mentor student designers/technicians.
  • Collaborate with the Production Manager to develop season budgets and track sound expenses, and coordinate with other departments on crossover production elements.
  • Coordinate sound needs for library and public use of the ImaginOn theatre spaces.
What we’re looking for…
  • Determined, enthusiastic and energetic sound professional with a broad background in sound reinforcement, theatrical design, wireless frequency coordination, digital mixing consoles, audio communication and monitor systems, and maintenance of theatrical audio equipment.
  • Experience managing a team and coordinating on-call, seasonal employee schedules and assignments.
  • Excellent communication skills, is willing to receive and deliver constructive criticism, and works collaboratively in a team.
  • It’s a plus to have experience with overhead rigging, QLab software, and video projection systems preferred.
CTC is proud to be an organization where a diverse mix of talented, committed and enthusiastic people gather to do their best work. CTC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

We will also have a representative at the 2018 SETC Annual Convention in Mobile, AL. If you would like to schedule an interview there, please note that in your cover letter.

 

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