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PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre is accepting applications for an enthusiastic individual to become our staff Sound Director. This is a full-time year-round position with benefits.

Are you a sound engineer who wants to lead a department? Do you have a knowledge of sound and theatrical practices along with music and audio skills? Do you enjoy using your combined music and engineering knowledge? Do you have experience in studio recordings? Do you have advance knowledge of QLab, Pro Tools, Logic, Wireless Workbench, or Dante? What is your experience with Yamaha digital consoles and Shure wireless systems?

Do you want to teach and inspire the next generation of theater artists? PCPA is a two-year conservatory training program and a Professional Theater on the Central Coast of California. This position is responsible for teaching sound to students of technical theater and mentoring interns as they develop in our internship program.

PCPA produces 8-10 shows per year in three theatres. Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree in theater and 2 – 3 years of professional experience? The position begins ASAP.

Send cover letter and resume with three references via email only to: Jeff Allen, productionmanager@pcpa.org. The annual salary is $49,920. A complete job description can be downloaded below.

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre is accepting applications for an enthusiastic individual to become our summer Sound Engineer. This is a seasonal position beginning as early as March 18th, but no later than April 8th, and ending September 13th, 2019.

We are looking for an individual to work as the Sound Engineer for our production of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and The Addams Family and as a member of the sound team.

Send cover letter and resume with three references via email only to: Jeff Allen, productionmanager@pcpa.org. The position is $640 a week plus overtime and housing.
A complete job description more information about our season can be downloaded below.

PCPA – Pacific Conservatory Theatre seeks a highly skilled artist and committed educator to serve as a resident Musical Director. Now in its 55th season, PCPA is a professional conservatory theatre that produces year-round in three theatres in Santa Maria and Solvang on California’s beautiful Central Coast. We seek a Musical Director with a vision for the next generation of theatre makers and a passion to impart the best theatrical traditions and to set new standards of excellent artistry, ethics, and professional practice for the future.



The Musical Director (one of two) is responsible for supervising the musical aspects of assigned productions of musicals and plays with music; assesses musical needs, participates in budgeting, contacts and contracts musicians and conducts/runs orchestra sessions. As a Resident Artist, the Musical Director is a member of the Acting faculty teaching Singing Techniques, Musical Theatre Ensemble, basic musicianship and related topics as assigned in the two-year actor training program. The Musical Director can also serve in other creative capacities (e.g. director, actor, composer) for productions as mutually agreed upon with the Artistic Director/Associate Dean.



We encourage candidates with experience and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, and to staff and students with disabilities. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.



Standard qualifications include Master of Fine Arts or Master’s Degree preferred, or; Bachelor’s Degree required, with 6+ years professional experience in similar positions, or the equivalent. In its desire to select outstanding faculty/staff members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, PCPA recognizes that candidates may have attained expertise in a discipline through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience and other accomplishments in the field, may be accepted as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to apply and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications. The Musical Director must meet the minimum qualifications for, and successfully achieve, certification as a California community college instructor at Allan Hancock College.



Desired start date, on or about August 12, 2019. This is a full-time, exempt position with an annual salary of $49,920, plus benefits. Review of applications will begin immediately, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 references to Mark Booher, Artistic Director/Associate Dean, at mbooher@pcpa.org or email with any questions.



Complete qualifications, job description and more information about PCPA available in the pdf below.

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