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Joe Payne - Composer, Sound and Projection Designer

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Member of United Scenic Artists local 829, as a Sound Designer, since 2003.

Resident and/or Faculty Designer

University of Tennessee - Knoxville and The Clarence Brown Theatre, 2011-Present

Assistant Professor of Sound and Media. Courses developed and taught include:
  Graduate level:  Projection Design, Digital Rendering, Digital Portfolio
Undergraduate:  Computer Aided Drafting, Sound Design 1, Sound Design 2
Selected Productions Include:
  Sound and Projection Design The Threepenny Opera
Calvin MacLean Director 2015
  Projection Design Monty Python's Spamalot Bill Jenkins Dir.
2014
  Sound and Composition The Trip to Bountiful Kate Buckley Dir. 2014
  Sound and Projection Design A Christmas Carol Prague Quadrennial 2015 Casey Sams Dir. 2012-14
  Sound and Projection Design Sweeney Todd Calvin MacLean Dir. 2012
  Sound Design Kiss Me Kate Calvin MacLean Dir. 2012
  Sound and Projection Design Fuddy Meers John Sipes Dir. 2012

Utah Shakespeare Festival, 1999-Present

45 productions as Sound Designer and/or Composer, including:
  Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design and Composition

Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design
Sound Design
Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design and Composition
HenryIV Part 1 & Part 2
The Tempest
Prague Quadrennial 2015
Mary Stuart
Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps
Cyrano de Bergerac
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Coriolanus

Brian Vaughn
B.J. Jones Dir.

Kate Buckley Dir.
Eli Simon Dir.
David Ivers Dir.
Jesse Berger Dir.
Henry Woronicz Dir.
2014-15
2013

2012
2010
2008
2008
2007
  Sound Design and Composition Hamlet J.R. Sullivan Dir. 2006

Illinois State University School of Theatre, 2010-2011

Assistant Professor of Sound and Media. Courses developed and taught include:
  Graduate level: Projection Design
Undergraduate: Analog Audio Technology, Digital Audio Design
Productions Include:
  Projection Coordination
Sound Design
Sound Design and Composition
Rock 'n' Roll
How to Succeed in Business...
Measure for Measure
James Wagoner Dir.
Connie DeVeer Dir.
Brandon Ray Dir.
2011
2011
2010

Pioneer Theatre Company, 2000-2010

70 productions as Resident Sound Designer, Composer, and Projection Designer, including:
  Sound and Projection Design
Sound and Projection Design
Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design
Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design
Sound Design and Composition
Sound and Projection Design
Miss Saigon
The Light in the Piazza
Othello
Les Misérables (LORT Premiere)
Julius Caesar Prague Quadrennial 2007
Metamorphoses
Ten Little Indians
Disney's Beauty and The Beast
Karen Azenberg Dir.
John Going Dir.
Gavin Cameron-Webb Dir.
Charles Morey Dir.
Charles Morey Dir.
Charles Morey Dir.
Bruce Sevey Dir.
Paul Barnes Dir.
2009
2009
2007
2007
2006
2005
2004
2004

The University of Utah Department of Theatre, 2000-2010

Clinical Adjunct Faculty. Courses developed and taught include:
  Undergraduate: Scenography, Rendering, Sound Design 1, Sound Design 2
Selected Productions Include:
  Composition of a Rock Musical
Sound Design and Composition
Sound Design and Orchestration
The Bakkhai
The Birdcatcher In Hell
Desdemona, A Play About a Handkerchief
L.L. West Dir.
Linda Brown Dir.
L.L. West Dir.
2009
2005
2002

Virginia Stage Company, 1996-1999

19 productions as Resident Sound Designer, including:
  Sound Design and Engineer
Sound Design and Engineer
Sound Design
Sound Design and Engineer
Sound Design and Engineer
Nobody Lonesome for Me (world premiere)
Midsummer Night's Dream w/VA Symphony
Travels With My Aunt (co-Syracuse Stage)
Appalachian Strings

Snapshots (world premiere)
Charlie Hensley Dir.
Paul Barnes Dir.
Michael Lasswell Dir.
Randal Myler Dir.
Michael Scheman Dir.
1999
1998
1998
1997
1996

Selected Freelance Sound Design and Composition

  Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Cincinnati Playhouse
NY International Fringe Festival
Death of a Salesman
I Am My Own Wife
Humble Boy
Ten Little Indians
B$LL
Charles Morey Dir.
John Going Dir.
Steven Woolf Dir.
John Going Dir.
Helen Richardson Dir.
2009
2006
2006
2002
2001

Selected Freelance Sound Design

  Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Round House Theatre
Indiana Repertory Theatre
Alabama Shakespeare Festival
The Egyptian Theatre Company
Utah Symphony & Opera
Utah Symphony & Opera
Milwaukee Repertory Theatre
The Fulton Opera House
Ring of Fire (co-Cincinnati Playhouse)
Mary Poppins
Pride and Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice
The Ladies Man (co-Geva Theatre Centre)
The Count of Monte Cristo
Macbeth
H.M.S. Pinafore (Deer Valley Music Festival)
A Little Night Music (2002 Cultural Olympiad)
Noises Off
Having Our Say
Jason Edwards Dir.
Geoffrey Sherman Dir.
Blake Robison Dir.
Blake Robison Dir.
Charles Morey Dir.
Charles Morey Dir.
Kyle Lewis Dir.
Patricia Weinmann Dir.
Michael Leeds Dir.
Paul Barnes Dir.
Julie Wilson Dir.
2014
2014
2014
2011
2009
2007
2001
2004
2002
1999
1998

Selected Freelance Projection Design

  Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
WRENNE (pop music group)
Neo-Futurists, Chicago, IL
Clarence Brown Theatre
Ring of Fire (co-Cincinnati Playhouse)
London concert series
Performing Tonight: Liza Minnelli’s Daughter
The Who's Tommy
Jason Edwards Dir.
Hugo Vereker and Wrenne
Sonja Moser Dir.
Casey Sams Dir.
2014
2013-14
2011
2009


School of TheatreRecruitment and Scholarship Committee

MFA Thesis Committee – Four Graduate Students – Scenic, Directing, Lighting, Media