Sound Designers

Bristol Valley Theater, a professional summer theater for over 50 years, is accepting resumes for Sound Designer positions in our 2022 summer season. We are located in upstate New York, an hour south of Rochester, in the scenic Finger Lakes Region.

The 2022 summer season, running June 16  – September 4, includes Heartbeat of America: The Classics of Country, Cowboy Vs Samurai, Once, The Book Club Play, It’s a Small World (World Premiere), and Amy and the Orphans.

Designers are hired on a show by show basis, though multi show contracts are considered. Salary range of $800 – $1200 per design is offered. Housing is provided at no cost to the employee.

The Sound Designer is responsible for:
� Designing/composing/engineering all sound effects for assigned shows This includes providing effects as needed for rehearsal.
� Meeting and communicating as needed pre-season with the director and the rest of the creative team to develop designs.
� Oversight and placement of any sound equipment beyond what is permanently set in the space (as needed).
� For the musical productions, working with the music director and band.
� For the musical productions, live mixing of each performance
� For the musical productions, providing actors with and maintaining body mics.
�Contracts for non musicals involve 2 weeks on the ground in Naples. Contracts for musicals involve an additional week to mix the performances.
� Creating cue sheet and communicating with stage manager.
� Maintaining and staying within budgets.
� Consult and personally participate in load-in/changeover of sound equipment as needed.
� Attend all technical rehearsals and production meetings.

Please submit resume with cover letter and at least three references with phone numbers and email addresses to Please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Please also include a link to your website or a current portfolio. Phone interviews are ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

For 2022, all staff, designers and cast members must show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.