Joe Payne is currently Assistant Professor of Sound and Digital Media at The University of Tennessee - Knoxville, after ten years as resident sound designer for Pioneer Theatre Company, and teaching sound and projection design for The University of Utah and Illinois State University. He has been the sound designer for the Utah Shakespeare Festival for the last sixteen years, and has designed throughout the United States, including Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Syracuse Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Virginia Stage Company, and Milwaukee Repertory Theatre. Highlights include: composition for a rock musical version of Euripides’ The Bakkhai, projections for the London-based pop band WRENNE, music and projections for Julius Caesar (featured in PQ ‘07), and music for The Tempest (featured in PQ ‘15). Joe is a member of United Scenic Artists local 829, the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association, the USITT Sound Commission, and OISTAT Sound Working Group.
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Utah Shakespeare Festival
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Adams Memorial Theatre