The Old Globe
San Diego, CA
Professional Job

Expires: 09/23/23


$80,000-$85,000 annually

The Old Globe, a Tony Award-winning theatre and one of the country+rsquo;s leading theatres, seeks Sound Director candidates to lead the sound department in support of The Old Globe+rsquo;s 15 show season.

The Old Globe is known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays, touring productions, and Arts Engagement events. In this role, you+rsquo;ll get to work with some of America+rsquo;s best sound designers, directors, and creative teams working in our three theatres located in San Diego+rsquo;s beautiful Balboa Park. This position is an excellent opportunity to work at the highest level in regional theatre.

The Sound Director is responsible for managing the work of three IATSE department heads, crews, and design assistants in three theatres. The work includes system design and implementation, directing the maintenance and development of theatrical sound infrastructure, support for visiting sound designers, music directors, and musicians, coordination with scenic, lighting, and props departments, and ensuring high quality theatrical sound for all productions. Management work includes the creation and supervision of department budgets, management of show budgets, department payroll, and financial reporting. Additional areas of responsibility have included vocal reinforcement supervision, RF assisted listening, closed circuit video infrastructure, and audio support for company projects. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and access and anti-racism work in the theatre.

Must be fluent in analog and digital audio systems for the theatre and system tuning using SMART. Demonstrated experience in a management role with budget responsibility. Successful applicants will have experience in a wide range of theatrical productions including musicals, plays, and Shakespeare, training and knowledge of architectural acoustics, audio system design, and infrastructure. Design experience a plus, as is FOH engineering. Applicants should be experienced with DigiCo SD Consoles with T software, ClearCom (HelixNet and FreeSpeakII), Software: QLab, Meyer Compass, DigiCo Studio Software, Vectorworks, Microsoft Office, OmniGraffle, and Shure Wireless Workbench; Power distribution, Wireless frequency coordination, theatrical networking, low voltage electronics, video routing and various camera operations. Must be available for evening/weekend work and have a valid driver+rsquo;s license. Employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption would apply.

Pay range is $80,000- $85,000. Full-time salary position with benefits including health insurance, 401(k), vacation, and paid holidays.

The Old Globe is actively committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, + access in all areas of our operation. By making intentional, actionable steps, we strive to make The Old Globe a place where theatre makers, employees, volunteers, audience members, and community members of all identities and backgrounds belong. The Old Globe welcomes candidates who demonstrate a commitment to these goals. We strongly encourage people with the following identities to apply: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, people living with disabilities, and those from other historically and presently marginalized groups. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.

Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org, subject: "Sound Director"


Tanya Lizarraga

HR Assistant



Business Address

1363 Old Globe Way

San Diego, CA 92101

Posted: 03/23/2023 19:07:44 EST

Last Updated: 03/24/2023 03:00 EST

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