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Sound Designer Task List

Last Revised on September 11, 2012

Welcome to your Task List! The Sudbury Savoyards Task Lists are designed to be used as a guideline for how you can successfully complete your job in the current production. The task list is divided into five sections: In order to keep this task list current and helpful, please edit it as you see fit. You will be asked to turn in your marked-up copy at the Debriefing Meeting. You can also send any changes electronically by clicking here or the link at the top of this page.

General Information

Quick List

Complete? Task Timeframe
Prepare Budget Estimate November
Site Visit November
Attend Debriefing Meeting Date is determined by the Producer
Return Task List Return to the Task List Manager at Debriefing Meeting. See Calendar for the exact date.

Task Details

Prepare Budget Estimate

Give estimated budgets to the Technical Director for consideration BEFORE the December Board meeting. What will you need to build? Borrow? Rent? Buy?

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Site Visit

If practicable, arrange with the Theatre Liaison to visit the site for an audio check.

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Attend Debriefing Meeting

The Producer is responsible for setting for scheduling the Debriefing session, generally held within a month of the show closing. The meeting is to go over the production, focusing on areas of great success and areas which need significant improvement.

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Return Task List

If not already turned in, return the task list at the Debriefing Meeting.

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Tasks that require your input, but are the responsibility of others

Task Description Timeframe
Graphic Design Work with the Graphic Designer to produce the show "logo". This is used on all advertising, tee-shirts/sweat shirts, tickets, playbill cover, etc. Graphic should give some indication of the stage director's artistic vision. September, so the graphic can be used in the newsletter to announce the show and auditions.

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The Sound Designer designs and arranges for the installation of the audio system needed to meet the technical goals for the production, arranges for it to be run during productions, and provides a sound feed for videotaping the show.
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Task Who Does Who_Checks TaskDate Tied To Offset
Plan organization of technical departments TechnicalDirector Producer, SetDesigner, CostumeDesigner, PropsChief, LightingDesigner, MakeupDesigner, StageManager, SoundDesigner 9/23/2003 SepBoard 0
Recruit Sound Designer TechnicalDirector Producer, SoundDesigner 10/29/2003 OctBoard 7
Audio SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector, SecondTrombone 11/24/2003 FirstReh 0
Audio-complete audio design SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector 1/22/2004 LastPerf -38
Purchase or rent audio supplies SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector, StageManager 1/30/2004 LastPerf -30
Audio-attend run-through rehearsal SoundDesigner StageDirector 2/1/2004 MonsterSun -14
Audio and video coordination SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector, VideoChief 2/5/2004 LastPerf -24
Install audio equipment SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector 2/14/2004 MonsterSun -1
Audio check at auditorium SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector 2/15/2004 MonsterSun 0
Stage Manager coordination for performances StageManager HouseManagerVideoChief, LightingDesigner, SoundDesigner, MusicDirector 2/20/2004 FirstPerf 0
Strike audio equipment SoundDesigner TechnicalDirector 3/1/2004 LastPerf 1