The Sound Designer is responsible for creating an appropriate sound plan, detailing where any live band is to be placed (in the orchestra pit or visible on stage within the set), and how microphones are to be used to allow any band and cast dialogue or singing to be properly mixed. If the cast will be wearing radio microphones, the Sound Designer may want to discuss with Costume Designer how the microphones will be hidden within the costumes, especially if quick costume or microphone changes are necessary.
Some directors will have a very strong view about the overall design (e.g. using radio microphones or not), whereas others will give their designers a greater input into creating the sound design for the show. It is normally left up to the Sound Designer to decide whether they also want to take on the responsibilities of Sound Operator during performances.
The Sound Designer is also responsible for sourcing or making appropriate sound effects that the show requires, and ensures that they fit in with the overall look and design of the rest of the show. Occasionally they may need to discuss with the Set Designer and/or Technical Director where speakers for sound effects can be hidden within the set.
For best results, the Sound Designer should work with the other designers to ensure the sound design is consistent with the overall design ideas, especially with regard to placement of the band if they are on stage. A production will look a lot better if each designer is following a consistent thread and taking into account of the look and atmosphere being created by the other designers.
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Sound Designer Vacancies
We are looking for: Lighting Designer Sound Designer Stage Manager Assistant Stage Manager Application pack: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w5AmxnlUeD7spAsn-SHHQ-nQnkj8IvPNElIka8bI4zk/edit?usp=sharing
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14:30, Sat 2nd March 2024 at ADC Theatre
Lent Week 6
We are looking to build our Tech Team and currently have the following positions open to all who identify as BME!! (new or seasoned theatre professional) Sound Designer (SD ) Assistant Sound Designer(s) Lighting Designer (LD ) Assistant Lighting Designer(s) Set Designer Assistant Set Designer(s) * Deputy Stage Manager (DSM ) Stage Manager (SM ) Assistant Stage Manager (ASM ) * The role of Assistant Set Designer might be given out if your skills are valuable but you don’t quite fit being a Set Designer . Please note, this role cannot be applied for but will be allocated and communicated with the opportunity for you to turn down/decline. If you are considering being Technical Director (TD ), please find relevant info in the Core Prod team pack!!
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Swear It On His Graves needs a wider production team! We're looking for a lighting designer , a sound designer , a publicist and a carpenter. This new play for the week 3 Corpus Playroom late show dives into death, grief and a remarkable amount of bog chemistry - all in the context of a road trip, of course.
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Lent Week 4 to Week 5
We are super excited to be putting together a production team for King Lear @ the Union. This will be a really rich and challenging project and we want as many brilliant people on board as we can get to help make it happen! Roles open are: Producer Assistant Producer Publicity Designer Publicist Technical Director Costume Designer Sound Designer Lighting Designer Set Designer
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Dragtime! Presents: Simply The Rest – Dragtime!23:00, Wed 14th – Sat 17th February 2024 at ADC Theatre
Lent Week 4
Dragtime! is back again and we want you to get involved! We are looking for a stage manager , deputy stage manager , lighting designer , sound designer , assistant stage managers , production assistants and moRE so regardless of your level of experience or particular area of interest, if you want to get more involved with drag but actually beINg in drag isn't your thing this is the perfect opportunity!!! ♥ Please see the application pack for details at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ht23ovLfecibW9mHn6rSCnroHPRzCGSC75mascaWJbg/edit?usp=sharing :)
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Lent Week 3
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