Flat Rock Playhouse
Flat Rock, NC
Professional Job

Expires: 05/20/24

Job Dates

May 6 - Aug 11 / Aug 26 - Dec 22, 2024


$13.00 + overtime after 40 hours per hour

Flat Rock Playhouse, the State Theatre of North Carolina, enriches lives through the art of theatre by nurturing talent, inspiring creativity, and encouraging growth.

Founded in 1952 as the Vagabond School of the Drama by the Vagabond Players, this mission builds on the Vagabond legacy of excellence in production, education, life-long learning, and a unique family bond that extends to its community of patrons, supporters, and partners - the Vagabond family spirit.

Flat Rock Playhouse is a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable organization.


Job Title: A2 Microphone Technician
Salary + Benefits: $13.00 an hour (plus overtime after 40 hours)
Eligible for Insurance Benefits after 90 days
Shared, dorm style housing provided

Department: Sound
Reports to (Position): Head of Audio

Dates of Employment: May 6 - Aug 11 / Aug 26 - Dec 22, 2024
position could be one individual, or split between two individuals - please indicate availability when applying

SUMMARY: The A2 Sound Engineer assists with the load in, operation and maintenance of theatrical sound equipment. They may serve as FOH mixer/sound board operator on assigned productions.

● Assist the Sound Designer, Head of Audio and A1 with load-in and strike of each show
● Set up and maintenance of backstage theater communication systems
● Building and fitting RF mic rigs
● Prepping AND properly monitoring RF during assigned performances
● Troubleshooting and fixing RF problems as they occur
● When assigned as +ldquo;FOH mixer+rdquo; for a production: operate the sound console and execute sound cues called by the stage manager
● Attend production meetings, tech, dress rehearsals, and notes sessions as assigned by Head of Audio and/or Production Manager.
● Participate in load in and strike of shows
● Serve as run crew on assigned productions
● Complete required parking shifts during show runs along with other staff as assigned by production management
● Potential for cross training in other production disciplines, master classes, and professional development opportunities throughout the season.
● May assist in other production areas from time to time as availability and skill sets allow.

● Bachelor's Degree in theatre/related field, or degree in progress preferred.
● Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

● Basic knowledge of signal flow, wireless microphone systems and RF tuning.
● Ability to work well alone or in a group
● Ability to work under stressful situations
● Able to work for long hours
● Able to perform basic shop skills (i.e. climbing a ladder, able to lift 50 pounds, able to stand on feet for extended periods of time, etc.)
● Organized and personable

Flat Rock Playhouse is making every effort for the health and safety of the acting company, volunteers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with following any Federal, State, and Local mandates, Flat Rock Playhouse will be operating under the Actors Equity Association fully vaccinated guidelines.

Flat Rock Playhouse strives to create a diverse and inclusive environment. All candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. Candidates should demonstrate empathy, flexibility, and a strong commitment to building diverse teams. BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ individuals are encouraged to apply.

To apply: Send Cover Letter and Resume to production@flatrockplayhouse.org


Adam Goodrum

Production Manager



(828) 693-0403

Fax: (828) 693-6795

Business Address

2661 Greenville Hwy

Flat Rock, NC 28731

Posted: 12/04/2023 08:45:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/04/2023 15:48 EST

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