Seeking Audio Engineer for run of GREASE - Mountain Theatre Company | Playbill

Seeking Audio Engineer for run of GREASE - Mountain Theatre Company

CATEGORY: Technical

Mountain Theatre Company
Highlands, NC

Job Details


Mountain Theatre Company, North Carolina’s oldest professional theatre organization, is seeking to hire an A1/Engineer for GREASE. This position will join the experienced, award-winning team behind Western North Carolina's premier professional theatre company. Mountain Theatre Company, currently in their 86th season, is the largest arts organization for over 50 miles, and attracts visitors to Highlands, North Carolina from all over the world.

Mountain Theatre Company is committed to diversity and operates with a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Mountain Theatre Company encourages artists of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as artists with disabilities, to apply.

This position calls for an energetic, dynamic, and dedicated individual who works well with a great deal of independence and exercises independent judgment while performing a variety of duties. The A1/Engineer works closely with the Artistic Director and Production Manager to execute all audio-related aspects of the production. The A1/Engineer is required to attend all technical rehearsals and performances through the close of the production on June 24th, 2024.

The A1/Engineer will also work closely with the Sound Designer to ensure the production runs smoothly after their departure.

Travel and Housing are provided by Mountain Theatre Company.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Live mixing all performers (vocalist and musicians) and recorded playback tracks during the full run of the show

- Write automated cues into QLab

- Make the necessary adjustments during previews in accordance with the Sound Designer

- Maintain the design set by the Sound Designer throughout the full run of the show

- Maintain all production rental sound equipment

- Organize repairs and/or swap out options as needed during the run of the show

- Build, organize, track, and maintain wireless microphone rigs for musical theatre

- Troubleshoot problems and quickly and effectively resolve during performances for each performance


- Proficiency in QLab automation is a must.

- Ability to live-mix up to 30 sources at a single time.

- Unmatched organizational and problem-solving skills.

- A firm, kind, polite, respectful, encouraging, positive attitude, and calm manner.

- Patience, stamina, a sense of humor, and the ability to remain calm is a must.

- Training/Certification in CPR, AED, and/or first aid is a plus, but not required.

- A high school diploma or GED is required.

- A B.A. or B.F.A. in Theatre or a Technical Theatre is a plus, but not required.

- A minimum of 2 years professional experience

- Ability to drive to contract is a plus

Candidates must be fully vaccinated.

Work Location: Highlands, NC (In person)

Executive Artistic Director: Scott Daniel
Production Manager: Lea Gilbert
Company Manager: Emanuel Carrero

Production: GREASE
Venue: Highlands Performing Arts Center
Contract Dates: May 27th (Travel day) – June 24th (Travel day)
Rehearsal Dates: May 14th - June 4th
Production Dates: June 5th - June 23rd
Role: A1/Engineer
Project Rate: $2000
Housing and Travel: Provided/Reimbursement

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume, listing all previous work experience, to [email protected]

Mountain Theatre Company is dedicated to engaging and enriching our community and its visitors while contributing to the cultural and economic development of Highlands, NC, through world class Broadway-style musical theatre experiences featuring national professional artists and providing entertaining and inspiring productions for diverse audiences.

Mountain Theatre Company is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization. For more information, visit our website:


May 27, 2024 - Jun 24, 2024


$2,000.00 – $2,000.00 per gig



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