REBECCA KESSIN
SOUND DESIGN

 

(661) 645-8405
rebeccakessin@gmail.com
www.rebeccakessin.com


Selected Credits

American Mariachi - South Coast Repertory, director Christopher Acebo, 2019
Dancing Lessons
- Ensemble Theatre Company, director Saundra McClain, 2019
Good People - Coachella Valley Rep, director Michael Matthews, 2019
Tigers Be Still - Chance Theater, director Marya Mazor, 2019
Born To Win
- Celebration Theatre, director Michael Matthews, 2019
Object of Her Affection
- Automata, creator Marsian DeLellis, 2018
Die Mommie, Die! at CTG Block Party - Center Theatre Group and Celebration Theatre, director Ryan Bergman, 2018
Laughter on the 23rd Floor - The Gary Marshall Theatre, director Michael Sheppard, 2018
Priscilla! Queen of the Desert - Celebration Theatre, director Jessica Hanna, 2018
This Land - Company of Angels, director Armando Molina, 2017
Fixed - The Echo Theater, director Rodney To, 2017
Die, Mommie, Die! - Celebration Theatre, director Ryan Bergmann, 2017
Out of Our Father's House - Red Compass Productions, director Marya Mazor, 2016
A Singular They – The Blank, director Christopher J. Raymond, 2016
Dream Boy  - Celebration Theatre, director Michael Matthews, 2016
Bootycandy – Celebration Theatre, director Michael Matthews, 2015
If You Can Get to Buffalo (World Premiere) – Son of Semele Ensemble, director Edgar Landa, 2015
Niagara Falls (World Premiere) – Theatre of NOTE, director Ryan Bergmann, 2015
What The Butler Saw – Mark Taper Forum, associate designer, designer John Gromada, 2014
The Why – The Blank, director Daniel Henning, 2014
Tonya and Nancy (World Premiere) – Celebration Theatre, director Janet Roston, 2014
Tribes – La Jolla Playhouse, associate designer, designer Daniel Kluger, 2013
Peter Pan – The Boy Who Hated Mothers – The Blank, director Michael Matthews, 2013
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark – The Geffen Playhouse, associate designer, designer John Gromada, 2012
The Savannah Disputation – The Colony Theatre, director Cameron Watson, 2012
Next Fall – The Geffen Playhouse, associate designer, designer John Gromada, 2011
On Golden Pond – The Colony Theatre, director Cameron Watson, 2011
Gypsy – West Coast Ensemble, director Richard Israel, 2011
The All Night Strut – The Colony Theatre, directors Paul Krepple and Murphy Cross, 2011
In Motherwords – The Geffen Playhouse, associate designer, designer Jill DuBoff, 2011
Jingle Bell Rock! – 2011 and 2010 National Tours, director Andy Ferarra, 2011 and 2010
Chasing Monsters – Company of Angels, director Armando Molina, 2010
Three Tall Women – West Coast Ensemble, director Michael Matthews, 2009
The Miracle Worker (Four Star Award) – High Street Arts Center, director Rachel Manheimer, 2009
Stranger – Bootleg Theatre, director Keythe Farley, 2009
Big River – Actors Co-op, director Richard Israel, 2009
Kiss of the Spiderwoman – Havok Theatre Company, director Nick DeGruccio, 2008

 
Academic Design

2017 - 2019 Season - CSUF Fullerton - Sound Design Mentor
2013 - 2019 Season - The California State Summer School for the Arts - Audio Supervisor
2012 - 2019 Theatrical Season – AMDA Hollywood, directors Nick DeGruccio, Lee Martino, Jennifer Bloom, Jim Bontempo, Richard Israel, Scott Conner, Thomas O’Leary, Nathanael Johnson, Robert Marra, Oanh Nguyen
Dear Harvey - CSU Long Beach, director Peter Howard, 2018
In The Heights – College of the Canyons, director Matt McCray, 2016
South Pacific – Pepperdine University, director Bradley Griffin, 2015
The Tender Land­ – Cal Lutheran, director Heidi Valencia Vas, 2015
Next Fall – College of the Canyons, director Susan Hinshaw, 2015
Aida – Saddleback College, director Daniel R. Trevino, 2011
2009 – 2014 Theatrical Season – The Archer School for Girls, directors Reed Farley, Tracy Poverstien, Andrea Locke
2007 – 2008 Academic Season – Orange County High Sschool of the Arts, design for theatre, music, dance, and special events


Production Credits 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A View From the Bridge - Ahmanson Theatre, assistant designer, associate designer Alex Twiselton, 2016                                        Appropriate – Mark Taper Forum, assistant designer, designer Matt Tierney, 2015
The Black Suits – Kirk Douglas Theatre, assistant designer, designer ACME Sound Partners, 2013
Clybourne Park – Mark Taper Forum, assistant designer, designer John Gromada, 2012
The Lieutenant of Inishmore – Mark Taper Forum, assistant designer, designer Cricket S. Myers, 2010
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Universal Studios HHN – audio supervisor, designer Cricket S. Myers, 2009
Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo – Kirk Douglas Theatre, assistant designer, designer Cricket S. Myers, 2009

 

Education and Affiliation

United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829
Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association, Member
California Institute of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Sound Design – 2007
State University of New York at New Paltz, Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Design and Technology – 2004

  

 Full CV and References

Are available upon request.