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Sound Assistant - The Canadian Badlands Passion Play

This is a Temporary, Part-time position.

Category: Production
Province: Drumheller, Alberta
Position: Sound Assistant
Deadline: May 22, 2015
Posted: May 11, 2015

Job Description / Duties

The contract would run from May 14th to Aug 3rd, 2015.
This is a Part-Time Position, Friday evening - Sunday evening in Drumheller, AB.
Dress Rehearsal is Thursday July 9th, 2015
Performances Run Friday - Sunday from July 10th to July 26th, 2015.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in sound to learn, or for someone with more experience to refine their skills. The individual should be quick on their feet but calm in stressful situations and also comfortable working outdoors with a large amount of volunteers and even animals.

The Sound Assistant will be responsible for assisting the sound team in setting up the sound system before rehearsals begin. This includes moving gear around, hooking up speakers, running lines to speakers, hiding speakers, running tests on equipment, cleaning equipment, and maintaining upwards of 24 wireless mics.
During rehearsals and performances the Sound Assistant will be responsible for making sure all performers have the appropriate mic in a timely manner. This will require assessing where mic changes need to occur, who needs a mic for the scene being rehearsed, etc.
During rehearsals the Sound Assistant will be responsible for creating paperwork tracks when actors have mics relative to the script. This task involves keeping a detailed spreadsheet of when actors have mics, which mics they have, when they need to be changed etc. As rehearsals progress, this paperwork will need to be updated frequently.

Qualifications / Required Skills

Experience with audio equipment is an asset.
Organized with the ability to multi-task.

Additional Information

Housing is available, please ask for details.


Contact Information

For more details or to submit a resume please contact Denise Lines at  or 587 215-2565

Employer Profile

The Canadian Badlands Passion Play in Drumheller, AB is one of Canada's largest outdoor theatrical events. Now in its 22nd season, the company annually depicts the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in dramatic form. It is an epic story told on an epic scale, this year's production features a creative retelling of the Gospel of John. The script is performed by a cast of approximately 200 performers, both professional & volunteer, in a 2700-seat outdoor amphitheatre.

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