TEACHING PORTFOLIO

JEFF SHERWOOD

Recent Awards

Robert E. Cohen Sound Achievement Award for Young Designers, Managers, & Technicians in the Performing Arts

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

April 2020

Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Department of Theatre

Purdue University

March 2020

THE 253: Sound & Projections for Theatre

Spring 2021

Wake Forest University

Co-taught course, re-designed curriculum and taught Sound Design portion of the course. Added practicum collaboration with THE 343 Studio Production course. 

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THE 253 S21 Syllabus
THE 253 S21 Syllabus

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THE 253 S21 Course Calendar
THE 253 S21 Course Calendar

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THE 253 Final Project Instructions
THE 253 Final Project Instructions

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THE 253 S21 Syllabus
THE 253 S21 Syllabus

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THE 294: Individual Study: Advanced Sound Design & Engineering

Spring 2021

Wake Forest University

Designed new curriculum for individual study. 

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THE 294 Course Calendar S21
THE 294 Course Calendar S21

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THE 294 Syllabus S21
THE 294 Syllabus S21

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THE 294 Course Calendar S21
THE 294 Course Calendar S21

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Guest Artist Masterclass: Soldering Audio Connectors Workshop

Spring 2021

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

Taught 3-week course for 16 undergraduate and graduate students in 2 sections.

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UNCSA Soldering Workshop
UNCSA Soldering Workshop

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UNCSA Soldering Workshop
UNCSA Soldering Workshop

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UNCSA Soldering Workshop
UNCSA Soldering Workshop

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UNCSA Soldering Workshop
UNCSA Soldering Workshop

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Guest Artist Faculty, Theatre Lab Mentor, Sound Design Consultant

Fall 2020 - Present

National Theater Institute at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center

10 masterclasses on sound design virtually and in-person, mentored 6 directing students in theatre lab projects, guest sound designer on Theatermakers summer intensive new work. 

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NTI In-Person Classroom
NTI In-Person Classroom

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NTI Virtual Classroom
NTI Virtual Classroom

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NTI In-Person Classroom
NTI In-Person Classroom

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THTR 253: Survey of Audio Production

Fall 2019

Purdue University

Taught class of 15 non-major undergraduate students. 

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THTR 253 Syllabus
THTR 253 Syllabus

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THTR 253 Project 2 Instructions
THTR 253 Project 2 Instructions

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THTR 253 Syllabus
THTR 253 Syllabus

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THTR 163: Introduction to Sound Design & Technology

Fall 2018-Spring 2019

Purdue University

Taught class of 12-16 undergraduate students. 

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THTR 163 Syllabus
THTR 163 Syllabus

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THTR 163 Mixing Console Lecture Slides
THTR 163 Mixing Console Lecture Slides

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THTR 163 Syllabus
THTR 163 Syllabus

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Production Sound Engineering Guidelines

Spring 2017

Purdue University

Prepared documentation for use by undergraduate Production Sound Engineers on main stage shows detailing the process for shop build, load-in, examination, verification, and optimization of sound systems.  Co-authored with Richard K. Thomas, Zack Bennett, and Jing Zhao. 

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Production Sound Engineering Guidelines.
Production Sound Engineering Guidelines.

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Production Sound Engineering Guidelines.
Production Sound Engineering Guidelines.

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Graduate Assistant: Sound Studio Manager

Fall 2019-Spring 2020

Purdue University

Supervised an undergraduate assistant and 10 studio TA's, managed open lab hour reservations, maintained studio equipment and facilities. 

Demonstrating Recording for THTR 253
Demonstrating Recording for THTR 253

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Pao Studio Recording Room
Pao Studio Recording Room

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Pao Studio Jazz Band Recording
Pao Studio Jazz Band Recording

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Demonstrating Recording for THTR 253
Demonstrating Recording for THTR 253

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Graduate Assistant: Theatre Sound Supervisor

Fall 2018-Spring 2019

Purdue University

Maintained theatre sound equipment and facilities, mentored undergraduate Production Sound Engineers in system implementation areas including shop build, load-in, Vectorworks drafting, leading crews, and DSP programming.  Consulted on Assistive Listening System microphone upgrade in Hansen Theatre. 

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Hansen Theatre Tech
Hansen Theatre Tech

Photo credit Fritz Bennett

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Hansen Theatre Overview
Hansen Theatre Overview

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Mallett Cabinet Organization Overview
Mallett Cabinet Organization Overview

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Hansen Theatre Tech
Hansen Theatre Tech

Photo credit Fritz Bennett

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