Graduate Student // Rueff School // Theatre
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Room: PAO 2155
Phone: (765) 496-3081
Jeff Sherwood is finishing his final year of the MFA Theatre Sound Design program at Purdue University where he studies under his mentor Richard K. Thomas. He is an emerging theatre artist specializing in sound design, music composition, and audio engineering. He strives to bring original and innovative ideas in collaboration with creative teams in the art of storytelling. Prior to his graduate studies, Sherwood spent several years in New York City working at Off-Broadway theatres including The Public Theater, The New Group, Signature Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club, Roundabout Theatre Company, and others. This past summer season Sherwood worked as Audio Supervisor at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Connecticut. As a Purdue University Graduate Assistant, Sherwood enjoys mentoring and fueling the passion of the rising generation of sound artists and engineers as he teaches the Introduction to Sound Design and Introduction to Sound Recording Studios classes, in addition to managing the Pao Hall Audio Production Recording Studio.
Recent credits include: Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley (Sound Design & Incidental Music), She Kills Monsters (Composer), By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (Sound Designer), The Beaux’ Stratagem (Composer). Regional: Untitled Russia Play, Jump, The Amish Project (Chautauqua Theater Company); Take the Car (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Film/TV: Master of Return, White Noise, Troilus & Cressida, We Are ROM3 (Short); Expats 101 (Pilot). Awards: Kennedy Center ACTF National Finalist 2012, 2014. BFA: Oklahoma City University.
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