Join us this summer as part of The Addams Family production team!

Sound Designer/Audio Director

Collaborate with professionals throughout the nation at Trollwood Performing Arts School, a unique youth arts organization producing a high-quality musical production in outdoor amphitheater at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead, MN. Seeking Sound Designer/Audio Director for THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Duties include researching and planning production sound needs, designing and installing sound system. Oversee professional assistant and student technicians. Train students on the operation of sound equipment to run the show. Supervise all rehearsals and performances of the production to ensure the highest possible quality of all audio elements. Oversee strike of sound department.

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in technical theatre or equivalent work experience with a minimum of 2 years of experience in sound for theatrical productions. Extensive experience working with and operating wireless microphones, digital sound boards, intercom networks, video networks, and power distribution systems. Experience working/teaching youth to impart technical knowledge in the area of sound.

Contract:  On-site, full time from May 20 to August 2, 2024. Not affiliated with any unions.

To apply send cover letter, resume, three email references, and portfolio information to Artistic Director at trollwood@fargo.k12.nd.us with SOUND DESIGNER/AUDIO DIRECTOR in the subject line.

Salary: $850 per week; travel stipend, housing provided.

Language Skills:

High level of language skills necessary to read and interpret a number of different documents and communications from production team members and disseminate information to necessary recipients. Must be comfortable speaking in front of groups.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to handle visual analysis and complete visual creation assignments as related to essential job functions listed above, to effectively represent Trollwood.

Physical Demands:

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is almost continuously required to stand, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach, climb, walk and stand. The employee is often required to work on ladders. The employee is often required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must often lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is both indoor and outdoor, but primarily outdoors in a variety of changing weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

The Fargo Public School District is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment free from discrimination and harassment in all employment and educational programs, activities, and facilities. The District prohibits discrimination and harassment based on an individual’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, or other status protected by law. www.fargo.k12.nd.us/eoe