Heather Augustine

Heather Augustine is an audio engineer currently touring around the US with Broadway style shows. She graduated from Penn State University with a BFA in Theatrical Design and Technology, with an emphasis on Sound Design, and has been on the road for the past 7 years. During her touring career, she has worked on a variety of shows including Billy Elliot, Dirty Dancing, Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, and Miss Saigon. Currently she is the A1 for the first national tour of Mean Girls.

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We all like the allure of a shiny new thing. On tour, there’s something initially exciting about being the first theatrical...
Troubleshooting is an essential skill in any part of the sound world and especially on tour. On tour, you’re often on...
One of the biggest components of a stagehand’s job on tour is load in. We often joke that we’re not paid...
There’s been a decided shift in hiring practices coming back from COVID. Shows and companies are more focused on transparency and...
At this point in the touring world, it’s no longer about job security, it’s about sustainability. Eventually, we may move to...
I'm sure more than a few people reading this have never heard of production audio before. It’s not a job that’s...
My last blog covered tips for touring, but before you truly hit the road, you have to get through tech. Which...
If you follow nothing else on this list, don’t be an idiot and don’t be an asshole. Some common sense and...
I’ve been on the road for the better part of a decade, so I’ll easily admit that I’m biased in favor...
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