Sound Designer/Composer—Othello, Henry VI Part One, The Merchant of Venice

Previously at the Festival: eighteen seasons as designer and/or composer, including the Henry IV-V series, King Lear, The Tempest, Hamlet, Mary Stuart, The 39 Steps, Into the Woods

Other Theatres: Pioneer Theatre Company, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Syracuse Stage, Berkeley Rep, Clarence Brown Theatre, Imagination Stage, The Neo-Futurists, Alabama Shakespeare, Round House Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Virginia Stage Company, Egyptian Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre

Awards: designs exhibited at Prague Quadrennial 2007 and 2015, World Stage Design 2017

Teaching Credits: currently associate professor of sound and digital media at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville; previously at Illinois State University and University of Utah

Professional Affiliations: United Scenic Artists, Local 829, Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association, commissioner of the USITT Digital Media Commission

Website: www.paynesound.com