REBECCA KESSIN

SOUND DESIGN

 

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


Recent Designs

Die Mommie, Die! at CTG Block Party - Center Theatre Group and Celebration Theatre, director Ryan Bergman, May 2018
Laughter on the 23rd Floor - The Gary Marshall Theatre, director Michael Sheppard, March 2018
Priscilla! Queen of the Desert - Celebration Theatre, director Jessica Hanna, February 2018
This Land - Company of Angels, director Armando Molina, October 2017
Fixed - The Echo Theater, director Rodney To, September 2017
The Offending Gesture - Son of Semele Ensemble, director Edgar Landa, March 2017
Die, Mommie, Die! - Celebration Theatre, director Ryan Bergmann, February 2017
Out of Our Father's House - Red Compass Productions, director Marya Mazo
r, July 2016
A Singular They – The Blank, director Christopher J. Raymond, March 2016

Dream Boy  - Celebration Theatre, director Michael Matthews, January 2016
Bootycandy – Celebration Theatre, director Michael Matthews, October 2015
The Whiskey Maiden – Theatre of NOTE, director Chris Kelly, September 2015
Young Playwrights Festival – The Blank, multiple directors, 2015 - 2017
If You Can Get to Buffalo (World Premiere) – Son of Semele Ensemble, director Edgar Landa, March 2015
Niagara Falls (World Premiere) – Theatre of NOTE, director Ryan Bergmann, February 2015
What The Butler Saw – Mark Taper Forum, associate designer, designer John Gromada, November 2014
The Why – The Blank, director Daniel Henning, September 2014
Object of Her Affection - Automata, director Marsian DeLellis, August 2014
The Max Factor Factor (World Premiere) – New Musicals Inc., director Michael Sheppard, July 2014
Woman Parts (World Premiere) – Son of Semele Ensemble, directors Barbara Kallir and Becca Wolff, April 2014

Tonya and Nancy (World Premiere) – Celebration Theatre, director Janet Roston, February 2014
The Homosexuals – Celebration Theatre, director Michael Matthews, October 2013
Wrap Your Heart Around It – Falcon Theatre, director Michael Kearns, July 2013
Tribes – La Jolla Playhouse, associate designer, designer Daniel Kluger, June 2013
Revolver – Celebration Theatre, director Ryan Bergmann, June 2013
Peter Pan – The Boy Who Hated Mothers – The Blank, director Michael Matthews, April 2013
By the Way, Meet Vera Stark – The Geffen Playhouse, associate designer, designer John Gromada, September 2012

The Savannah Disputation – The Colony Theatre, director Cameron Watson, June 2012
Next Fall – The Geffen Playhouse, associate designer, designer John Gromada, October 2011
On Golden Pond – The Colony Theatre, director Cameron Watson, July 2011
Gypsy – West Coast Ensemble, director Richard Israel, May 2011
The All Night Strut – The Colony Theatre, directors Paul Krepple and Murphy Cross, April 2011
In Motherwords – The Geffen Playhouse, associate designer, designer Jill DuBoff, February 2011
Jingle Bell Rock! – 2011 and 2010 National Tours, director Andy Ferarra, December 2011 and 2010
Merrily We Roll Along – Actors Co-op, director Richard Israel, September 2010
Fabulation! – West Coast Ensemble, director Ben Campbell, May 2010
Chasing Monsters – Company of Angels, director Armando Molina, May 2010
Three Tall Women – West Coast Ensemble, director Michael Matthews, November 2009
The Miracle Worker (Four Star Award) – High Street Arts Center, director Rachel Manheimer, September 2009

Stranger – Bootleg Theatre, director Keythe Farley, June 2009
Big River – Actors Co-op, director Richard Israel, September 2009
The Graduate – West Coast Ensemble, director Jules Aaron, February 2009
Pope Joan – Stella Adler Theatre, director Bo Crowell, January 2009
Miss Witherspoon – West Coast Ensemble, director Joel Swetow, November 2008
Kiss of the Spiderwoman – Havok Theatre Comanpy, director Nick DeGruccio, September 2008
She Loves Me – Rubicon Theatre, director Kirby Ward, September 2008

 
Academic Design

2017 - 2018 Season - CSUF Fullerton - Sound Design Mentor
2013 - 2018 Season - The California State Summer School for the Arts
- Audio Supervisor
2012 – 2018 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
In The Heights – College of the Canyons, director Matt McCray, April 2016
South Pacific – Pepperdine University, director Bradley Griffin, November 2015
The Tender Land­ – Cal Lutheran, director Heidi Valencia Vas, May 2015
Next Fall – College of the Canyons, director Susan Hinshaw, March 2015
Aida – Saddleback College, director Daniel R. Trevino, April 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

Recent Production Work   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
A View From the Bridge - Ahmanson Theatre, assistant designer, associate designer Alex Twiselton, September 2016                                                           Appropriate – Mark Taper Forum, assistant designer, designer Matt Tierney, September 2015
2013 – 2015 Summer Season – California State Summer School for the Arts, designer and audio engineer
The Black Suits – Kirk Douglas Theatre, assistant designer, designer ACME Sound Partners, November 2013
Clybourne Park – Mark Taper Forum, assistant designer, designer John Gromada, January 2012
The Lieutenant of Inishmore – Mark Taper Forum, assistant designer, designer Cricket S. Myers, July 2010
The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Universal Studios HHN – audio supervisor, designer Cricket S. Myers, September 2009

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo – Kirk Douglas Theatre, assistant designer, designer Cricket S. Myers, May 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

  

 References

Are available upon request.