Area Mics for Stage Production

Simply hanging a bunch of area mics is not a magical way to help sound at a stage production. Sound engineer Kevin Alexander shares the realities of musical theater production make area miking a tempting, but most often, poor fix to live sound problems. Kevin gives useful insights on how performers, directors, and others can best assist sound engineers.

Understand the limitations of area mics

Tips for performing with an area mic

Learn how to communicate your audio needs