Job Title: Brown/Trinity Sound Technicians/Board Operators
Reports To: Brown/Trinity Technical Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Temporary
Pay Tier: 2
Desired Start Date: Various throughout season
Summary: The Brown University/Trinity Repertory Company MFA Program (an educational, professional training program) seeks multiple Sound Technicians/Board Operators for various positions throughout the 2021-22 academic season. The Sound Technician/Board Operator works directly with the Technical Supervisor to install, troubleshoot, focus, and operate sound systems. Responsibilities include hanging, cabling, and focusing systems based on relevant plot and diagram paperwork. The Sound Technician/Board Operator works directly with the Sound Designer to record cues during the tech process, based on designer instruction, and is responsible for executing recorded cues during performances, and any live mixing of microphones. Candidates must be comfortable working at heights, and moving up to 50 pounds. Housing and parking are not provided.
Approximate dates of performances as follows:
Title TBD (Thesis 1) – 2021
Load-in: 10/4-11/2 (Monday-Friday)
Tech and previews: 11/11
Performances: 11/13-11/14, 11/18-11/21
Title TBD (Reps) – 2022
Load-in: 1/24-2/25 (Monday-Friday)
Tech and previews: 3/4-3/10
Performances: 3/13, 3/17-3/20
Title TBD (Thesis 2) – 2022
Changeover/Load-in: 3/21-3/25, 4/4-4/26 (Monday-Friday)
Tech and previews: 4/30-5/5
Performances: 5/7-5/8, 5/12-5/15
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Brown/Trinity Rep is a rigorous professional training program that combines technical training from Brown University with real-world experience at a Tony Award-winning regional theater. The ultimate goal of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs is to produce artists who will be leaders in the world of professional and academic theater, artists who will graduate with a profound belief in the uniqueness of their own imaginative vision as well as with strong confidence in their technical and creative ability to execute it. They will be ready to enter the competitive professional industry with clear-sightedness and hope, and eager to engage in the life-long exploration and discovery that comprises a life in the theater.
Trinity Repertory Company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse, equitable, and anti-racist environment. For information about Trinity Rep’s commitment to anti-racism, please visit trinityrep.com/antiracism.