JEFF SHERWOOD

 
Sound Designer, Composer, Engineer
 
RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Audio Supervisor & Sound Observership Mentor, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, originated the virtual Sound Observership program, mentored and trained team of sound interns. Supervised sound design for virtual National Puppetry Conference participant strand projects. 

Audio Supervisor, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 2019

Worked closely with sound designers to realize their designs for 32 new play readings, 3 new musical readings, 9 cabaret shows, and special events across 5 conferences.  Sound designed 6 pieces for National Puppetry Conference and 4 new play readings for National Theater Institute (NTI) Theatermakers. Negotiated, prepped and led the install of PRG rental package for 2 outdoor and 2 indoor venues. Supervised, mentored, and trained team of sound interns. 

Sound Design Fellowship, Chautauqua Theater Company, 2018

Assisted MainStage sound designers, maintained paperwork and draftings, coordinated changeovers with Sound Supervisor, designed New Play Workshop (NPW) Festival. 

Resident Sound Designer & Sound Supervisor, Cape Playhouse, 2016-2017

Supervise and train sound intern.  Rep sound system design, shop build, load-in.  Installing, operating, maintaining equipment. 

Installation Technician, Masque Sound, 2016

Overhire technician for installation department shop builds.  All custom length interconnect cables, firmware updates, testing.

Sound Intern, Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF), 2015

Operate sound for productions and special events.  Festival load-ins, changeovers, strikes.  Design select WTFestival PTP shows.

Resident Sound Designer & Sound Engineer, Totem Pole Playhouse, 2014

Supervise and train sound technicians and interns.  Installing, operating, maintaining, and purchasing equipment. 

Production Sound Head, Oklahoma City University, 2011-2014

Provide technical support for sound and intercom including install, operating, maintaining, and repairing equipment.  Operated DiGiCo SD9, Midas PRO2C, Yamaha M7CL-48, Yamaha 02R96v2 sound consoles.  Improved major long-standing sound issues.

SOUND DESIGN EXPERIENCE

The Amish Project

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

The Amish Project

Jump

Untitled Russia Play

As You Like It

25th Annual Putnum Co. Spelling Bee

The Foreigner

Art

Kiss Me Kate

The Mousetrap

Cabaret

The Music Man

Talley's Folly

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

Emily Dickinson: Paranormal Inv.

Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline

Take The Car

The Nerd

The Light in the Piazza

A Christmas Carol

O Pioneers!

Godspell

Steel Magnolias

Much Ado About Nothing

The Importance of Being Earnest

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Dir. Sarah E. Wansley

Dir. Kristine Holtvedt

Dir. Ameenah Kaplan

Dir. Sarah E. Wansley

Dir. Summer L. Williams

Dir. Nicholas Avila

Dir. Andrew Borba

Dir. Jeffry Denman

Dir. Hunter Foster

Dir. Matt Lenz

Dir. Bethany C. Elkin

Dir. Pamela Hunt

Dir. Hunter Foster

Dir. James Brennan

Dir. Skip Greer

Dir. Tim Threlfall

Dir. Ben Ferber

Dir. Gabriel Weismann

Dir. Ben Ferber

Dir. David H. Caldwell

Dir. Bethany C. Elkin

Dir. Rowan Joseph

Dir. Kevin Connell

Dir. Rowan Joseph

Dir. Skip Greer

Dir. Rene' Moreno

Dir. D. Lance Marsh

Dir. Michael Baron

PlayMakers Repertory Co.

Purdue University Theatre

Purdue University Theatre

Chautauqua Theater Co. NPW

Chautauqua Theater Co. NPW

Chautauqua Theater Co. NPW

Chautauqua Theater Co.

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Marymount Manhattan College

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

PowerOut

Williamstown Theatre Fest. PTP

Williamstown Theatre Fest. PTP

Totem Pole Playhouse

Marymount Manhattan College

Totem Pole Playhouse

Marymount Manhattan College

Totem Pole Playhouse

Totem Pole Playhouse

OK City Repertory Theatre

OK City Repertory Theatre

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Chapel Hill, NC

West Lafayette, IN

West Lafayette, IN

Chautauqua, NY

Chautauqua, NY

Chautauqua, NY

Chautauqua, NY

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

New York, NY

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

New York, NY

Williamstown, MA

Williamstown, MA

Fayetteville, PA

New York, NY

Fayetteville, PA

New York, NY

Fayetteville, PA

Fayetteville, PA

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

2020

2019

2018

2018

2018

2018

2018

2017

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2016

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2015

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2013

2012

ASSOCIATE/ASSISTANT SOUND DESIGN EXPERIENCE

Next to Normal

The Wanderer

Into the Breeches

Airness

An Octoroon

Cost of Living

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me (Off-Bwy)

Clue On Stage

On the Exhale (Off-Broadway)

Turn Me Loose (Off-Broadway)

For Heavens' Sake

Brightness of Heaven (Off-Bwy)

SD. Zackery A. Bennett

SD. Miles Polaski

SD. Robert Kaplowitz

SD. Miles Polaski

SD. Vincent Olivieri

SD. Robert Kaplowitz

SD. Robert Kaplowitz

SD. Bart Fasbender

SD. Bart Fasbender

SD. Leon Rothenberg

SD. Janie Bullard

SD. Janie Bullard

Purdue University Theatre

Baryshnikov Arts Center

Chautauqua Theater Company

Chautauqua Theater Company

Chautauqua Theater Company

Manhattan Theatre Club

Second Stage Tony Kiser Theatre

Bucks County Playhouse

Roundabout Theatre Company

Westside Theatre

710 Main Theatre Shea's Buffalo

Cherry Lane Studio Theatre

West Lafayette, IN

New York, NY

Chautauqua, NY

Chautauqua, NY

Chautauqua, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

New Hope, PA

New York, NY

New York, NY

Buffalo, NY

New York, NY

2018

2018

2018

2018

2018

2017

2017

2017

2017

2016

2015

2014

 
 
MUSIC COMPOSITION EXPERIENCE

She Kills Monsters

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

The Amish Project

The Beaux' Stratagem

Dir. Amy Lynn Budd

Dir. Ameenah Kaplan

Dir. Sarah E. Wansley

Dir. Richard Sullivan Lee

Purdue University Theatre

Purdue University Theatre

Chautauqua Theater Co. NPW

Purdue University Theatre

West Lafayette, IN

West Lafayette, IN

Chautauqua, NY

West Lafayette, IN

2018

2018

2018

2018

SOUND ENGINEERING EXPERIENCE

25th Annual Putnum Co. Spelling Bee

Cabaret

The Music Man

Turn Me Loose (Off-Broadway)

Rock and Roll Refugee (Off-Off-Bwy)

NAMT 27th Festival of New Musicals

Off the Main Road

The 39 Steps

Godspell

Ring of Fire: Music of Johnny Cash

South Pacific

Big River: Adventures of Huck Finn

Dir. Jeffry Denman

Dir. Hunter Foster

Dir. James Brennan

SD. Leon Rothenberg

SD. D. Erdberg/J. Wu

SD. David Fowler

SD. Ben Truppin-Brown

SD. Barry G. Funderburg

Dir. Rowan Joseph

Dir. Jason Edwards

Dir. Len Pfluger

SD. Toby Algya

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Cape Playhouse

Westside Theatre

Royal Family Productions

Nat. Alliance for Musical Theatre

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Resident Ensemble Players at UD

Totem Pole Playhouse

Totem Pole Playhouse

OK City Repertory Theatre

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

Dennis, MA

New York, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

Williamstown, MA

Newark, DE

Fayetteville, PA

Fayetteville, PA

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

2017

2016

2016

2016

2016

2015

2015

2015

2014

2014

2014

2013

 
 
A2/DECK SOUND EXPERIENCE

Sweet Charity (Off-Broadway)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 

Unknown Soldier

The Will Rogers Follies

The King and I

Tarzan: The Stage Musical

Chita Rivera: Live in Concert

Call Me Madam

Sweet Charity

Bye Bye Birdie

SD. Leon Rothenberg

SD. Ed Chapman

SD. Leon Rothenberg

Dir. Lyn Cramer

Dir. Alan Muraoka

Dir. Michael Baron

M.D. Michael Croiter

Dir. Michael Baron

Dir. Ashley Wells

Dir. Lyn Cramer

The New Group

Big League Productions

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

New York, NY

Nashville, TN

Williamstown, MA

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

Oklahoma City, OK

2016

2016

2015

2013

2013

2013

2012

2012

2012

2012

FILM & PODCAST EXPERIENCE

Master of Return (Short)

EXPATS "PILOT" (TV Series)

White Noise (Short)

Troilus & Cressida (Short)

We Are ROM3 (Short)

Naked Radio Musicals: Co-Op

Life and Career of Gary Strongflock

Sound Design/Editor

Sound Design/Editor

Sound Design/Editor

Sound Design/Editor

Sound Design/Editor

Sound Design/Editor

Recording Eng./Editor

Dir. Drew M. Feldman

Dir. Drew M. Feldman

Dir. Drew M. Feldman

Dir. Drew M. Feldman

Dir. Drew M. Feldman

Dir. Liz Carlson

Dir. Laura Savia

Prod. Drew M. Feldman

Prod. Hayim Ezra Ani

Prod. Sarah Jane Murray

Prod. A.C. Sanford

Prod. Torey Byrne

Naked Angels Radio

Naked Angels Radio

New York, NY

Jerusalem, Israel

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA

New York, NY

New York, NY

2019

2018

2016

2015

2015

2015

2015

 
RELATED EXPERIENCE

Love's Labour's Lost

Head of Passes

Turken Foundation Cocktail & Dinner

Twitter Corporate Meeting Industrial

Target Fashion Corporate Industrial

NY NY Stake Conference Webcast

Worldwide Broadcast for Young Adults

Production Sound

Sound Load-In Crew

Audio Engineer/Mixer

Audio Load-In Crew

Audio Load-Out Crew

Lead Audio Engineer

Audio Technician

York Theatre

The Public Theater

NYPL Schwartzman Build.

Highline Stages

Cedar Lake, Inc.

Lincoln Square Chapel

Lincoln Square Chapel

SD. Toby Algya

SD. Michael Bodeen

PRG Audio

Twitter Inc

Target

LDS Church

LDS Church

New York, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

New York, NY

2017

2016

2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

 
 
 
SPECIAL RECOGNITION & AFFILIATIONS

Robert E. Cohen Sound Achievement Award

IATSE ACT Member

TSDCA Early Career Member

USITT Early Career Member

AES Member

Sound Design Award & National Finalist

Meyer Excellence in Sound Design Award

Meritorious Achievement in Sound Design

Sound Design Award & National Finalist

Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout Rank

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees

Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Assoc.

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

Audio Engineering Society

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

USITT Southwest Region

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Great Plains District

2020

2015

2015

2011

2011

2014

2014

2013

2012

2004

SPECIAL SKILLS

Audio Engineering & Recording, Digital Performer 9.5, Adobe Audition CS6, Sound Forge 5, Stage Research SFX 6, QLab v2, 3, 4, Vectorworks, Meyer Sound MAPP, d&b audiotechnik Array Calc, L'Acoustics Soundvision, Jasc Paint Shop Pro 8, Microsoft Office Suite, Spreadsheet Management with MS Excel, Disc-Jockey Services, Logic Problem Solving, Intermediate Pianist, Baritone Vocalist

 
EDUCATION

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2020

     Master of Fine Arts in Sound Design

 

Oklahoma City University (OCU), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2014

     Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Production, Sound Design and Technology Emphasis

© 2020 Jeff Sherwood. 

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