Assistant Sound Supervisor

  • Part Time
  • Chicago
  • November 1, 2021

Website Chicago Children's Theatre

Chicago Children’s Theatre is seeking a part-time Assistant Sound Supervisor to join the production crew for their holiday show, and beyond. This is a part-time position paid hourly. The Assistant Sound Supervisor will be primarily working alongside a part-time, seasonal Sound Supervisor, to install and tech the show, and will be running the show as part of a two-person crew- themselves, and a Stage Manager also operating lighting.

CCT is Chicago’s premiere TYA company working with professional artists and technicians to create high-quality work for child audiences. CCT’s space at 100 S Racine Ave, in the West Loop, is a flexible 125-seat blackbox theatre. The grid is 12′ and is accessible from ladders or scaffolds.

Responsibilities include:

– Attending sound install, focus, and work calls, working alongside the Sound Supervisor.
– Programming during tech and completing notes independently during the tech and preview process
– Running sound for all performances of the Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party
– Before and after performances, assisting actors to get into and out of wireless microphones
– Before and after performances, running start up and shut down procedures, including equipment testing and sound/mic checks

This position will begin at $19/hr.  Work and show calls are paid on 4 hour minimums. Christmas Eve will be paid double. You will be paid as an employee of CCT on a bi-weekly basis. The calendar for the production is attached. You are expected to arrive at the theatre at least one-and-one-half hour before performance start time. You do not need to be available for every day during a production, but any significant conflicts should be reported ahead of time.

Additionally, CCT has a show running January-March and March-May, and work may continue for either or both of these productions. If you have interest in working either or both of these productions, please let us know!

All workers at Chicago Children’s Theatre are required to show proof of vaccination or provide appropriate documentation as to why they cannot be vaccinated.

Load in and Rehearsals between Nov 1 and Nov 13
Tech Nov 14-17, 2p-6p each day
Open Nov 20
Run Saturdays and Sundays only, 9:30a, 11:30a each day (4 shows a week)
Additional performances on Weds 12/23 and Thurs 12/24, 9:30a and 11:30a each day.


Chicago Children’s Theatre is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and justice in our organization and our community, and thus we seek a broad spectrum of employees. AA/EOE

Chicago Children’s Theatre is strongly committed to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. CCT is committed to a future where our theatre is a home for all people, all families, and is truly reflective of our community. We are also committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. CCT prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.

Instructions to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume to Director of Production Will Bishop at along with a list of any significant conflicts, and we will set up an interview time from there.

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Pay Rate/Range*: $19 / hour