SOUND DESIGN


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Thoughts of a Colored Man
Directed by Steve Broadnax III
Written by Keenan Scott II
Baltimore Center Stage & Syracuse Stage

Black Artists Retreat
Created by Theaster Gates
Produced by Avery Willis Hoffman
Park Avenue Armory

Fires in the Mirror

Directed by Saheem Ali
Written by Anna Deavere Smith
Signature Theatre Company

Becky Nurse of Salem
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Berkeley Repertory & Lincoln Center

Sanctuary City
Directed by Rebecca Frecknall
Written by Martyna Majok
New York Theatre Workshop

The Hombres
Directed by Annie Tippe
Written by Tony Meneses
Two River Theatre Company

Cabaret
Directed by Joseph Haj
Book by Joe Masteroff
Guthrie Theatre Company


The Prince of Providence
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by George Brant
Trinity Repertory Theatre

Paradise Blue
Directed by Goldie Patrick
Written by Dominique Morrisseau
Detroit Public Theatre

White Noise
Directed by Jaki Bradley
Written by Suzan-Lori Parks
Berkeley Repertory Theatre

True West
Directed by Braden Abraham
Written by Sam Shepard
Seattle Repertory Theatre

Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by Anna Deavere Smith
Signature Theatre Company

Becky Nurse of Salem
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Lincoln Center Theatre

Ocean Filibuster
Directed by Katie Pearl
Written by Lisa Damour
American Repertory Theatre


partial list of completed projects


Theatre

2019

The Christians
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by Lucas Hnath
Chautauqua Theatre Company

Continuity
[Premier]
Directed by Rachel Chavkin
Written by Bess Wohl
Manhattan Theatre Club

The Song of Summer

Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by Lauren Yee
Trinity Rep Theatre

Recent Alien Abductions
[Premier]
Directed by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
Written by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
The Play Company

Passage [Premier]
Directed by Saheem Ali
Written by Christopher Chen
Soho Rep Theatre

By The Way, Meet Vera Stark

Directed by Kamilah Forbes
Written by Lynn Nottage
Signature Theatre

Skittles The Broadway Musical
Directed by Sarah Benson
Written by Will Eno & Nathaniel Lawlor
Smuggler Agency/DDB Worldwide Agency

 

2018

Blue Ridge [Premier]
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by Abby Rosebrock
The Atlantic Theatre

The Thanksgiving Play
[Premier]
Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Written by Larissa FastHorse
Playwrights Horizons

Time’s Journey Through a Room
Directed by Dan Rothenberg
Written by Toshiki Okada
Play Company

Fairview [Premiere]
Directed by Sarah Benson
Written by Jackie Sibblies Drury
Soho Rep Theatre Company

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Directed by Rachel Chavkin
Written by Caryl Churchill
New York Theatre Workshop

Rags Parkland [Premiere]
Directed by Jordan Fein
Written by Andrew R. Butler
Ars Nova

Skeleton Crew
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by Dominique Morisseau
The Alley Theatre

Bluest Eye
Directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges
Written by Toni Morrison
Arden Theatre

Othello
Directed by Whitney White
Written by William Shakespeare
Trinity Rep





 

2017

The Big Chase, Immersive Theatre
Directed by Annie Saunders
Written by Annie Saunders
Asics Sneakers/Helo Agency

Master, Immersive Theatre
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by W. David Hancock
The Foundry Theatre Company

The Institute of Memory
Directed by Lars Jan
Written by Lars Jan
Early Morning Opera

The Rape of the Sabine Women [Premier]
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
Written by Michael Yates Crowley
The Playwrights Realm

 

2016

The Bitter Game [Premiere]
Directed by Deborah Stein
Written by Keith A. Wallace
Under The Radar Festival (Public Theatre)

Underground Railroad Game  [Premiere]
Directed by Taibi Magar
Written by Jen Kidwell & Scott Sheppard
Ars Nova

Holoscenes, Performance Installation
Directed by Lars Jan
Early Morning Opera
Miami, London, Abu Dhabi, NYC

Fences
Directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges
Written by August Wilson
California Shakespeare Festival

 

2009

The Oldsmobiles
Directed by Jim Simpson
Written by Roger Rosenblatt
The Flea Theatre Company

Hunter Gatherers
Directed by Deborah Block
Written by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
Theatre Exile

Fatebook, Immersive Theatre [Premier]
Directed by Whit MacLaughlin
Devised by Ensemble
New Paradise Laboratories Theatre


Film

 

2017 The Female Bond by Mercedes-Benz | Directed by Aldona Kwiatkowski
Short Film

2017 XIN | Directed by Desharae Dauchan
Short Film

2016 Destined | Directed by Qasim Basir
Feature Film

2016 TBTF | Directed by Bloom
Feature Film

2015 Seclusion | Directed by Vivian Tse
Short Film

2015 Entelechy | Directed by Ariana Delawari
Short Film

2015 John David | Directed by Anny Rosario
Short Film

2014 In a Relationship | Directed by Sam Boyd
Short Film
Vimeo Staff Pick


Commercial

 

2017 My Black Is Beautiful | Directed by Tchaiko Omawale
TV Commercial

2017 Deedly | Directed by Mariana Blanco
Streaming Commercial

2015 Bear Assault | Directed by Max Winkler
National White House PSA

2015 No Escape | Weinstein Company
Film Trailer

2015 Southpaw | Weinstein Company
Film Trailer

2014 Woman in Gold | Weinstein Company
Film Trailer

2014 The Imitation Game | Weinstein Company
Film Trailer

2014 Hulu Guru | Hulu
TV Commercial Campaign
Addy Awards
Silver: National Television
Spot Silver: Integrated Campaign


SOUND ENGINEERING

Chekhov Lizardbrain - National Tour
Engineering and Live Mixing for the Pig Iron Theatre Company Production.

Radical Middle Way Tour - United Kingdom
Music tour in 6 cities throughout the U.K.; Sound Installation & Live Mix Engineer and DJ.

Cornerstore Folklore Tour - Stockholm, Sweden
Music tour in Stockholm; Live Mixing Engineer and DJ.


CONSULTING & PANELIST

2018 TSDCA Panelist
Discussing Standard Practices: The Intersection of Sound & Music.

2012 Chief Sound Consultant - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Hired by Le-vi Elektrovertrieb GmbH (Berlin, Germany)
I led a team of audio technicians to consult on an unwanted reverberation issue for two weeks in Mecca.


HONORS & Residencies

2019 Henry Hewes Design Award Recipient
2019 Drama Desk Award (2) Nominations
2019 Lucille Lortel Award Nomination
2019 Bay Area Theatre Critics Nomination
2019 Theatre Bay Area Nomination
2018 Audelco Award Nomination
2018 SPACE on Ryder Farm Residency
2018 UCross Foundation Residency
2018 VoxFest Residency at Dartmouth College


TEACHING

2018 Pig Iron School, Workshop
Sound Design for Theatre : Taught third year students in the M.F.A. program on the best ways to incorporate sound design in their devised physical theatre practice as well as techniques to collaborate with a sound designer.

2017 University of California San Diego, Lecturer
Movement for Theatre I : Taught a semester of Physical Theatre rooted in the Jacque Lecoq Pedagogy for 2nd year Acting M.F.A. Graduate Students.


EDUCATION

2005 London International School of Performing Arts, London, U.K. - Postgraduate
Jacques Lecoq approach to Physical Theatre with Thomas Prattki.

2003 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA - B.F.A


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

SKILLS
SOUND DESIGNER
RE-RECORDING MIXER
MUSIC EDITOR
DIALOGUE EDITOR & MIXER
SOUND EFFECTS
AUDIO RESTORATION
IMMERSIVE THEATRE
LIVE EVENT MIXER
SOUND INSTRUCTOR

SOFTWARE
PRO TOOLS HD
LOGIC PRO
ABLETON LIVE
DIGITAL PERFORMER
FINAL CUT PRO
PREMIERE PRO
QLAB


 

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