Rebecca Kessin is a Los Angeles based sound designer. Theatre is her life’s great passion.

Rebecca Kessin is a Los Angeles based sound designer. Theatre is her life’s great passion.

Favorite credits include Die Mommie, Die! for Celebration Theatre Company and CTG’s KDT Block Party, Priscilla! Queen of the Desert for Celebration Theatre Company (Ovation Winner - Best Production, 2019), This Land for Company of Angels, Peter Pan - The Boy Who Hated Mothers for The Blank, and Niagara Falls (World Premiere) at Theatre of NOTE.

Other credits include Dream Boy (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Nomination - Best Sound Design, 2017), Bootycandy, The Homosexuals, and Revolver, with Celebration Theatre Company, The Antiscians, The Apricity Project at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018, Laughter on the 23rd Floor at The Gary Marshall Theatre, Fixed with The Echo Theater, Out of Our Father's House, Red Compass Productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016, A Singular They and The Why for The Blank, The Savannah Disputation, On Golden Pond, and The All Night Strut at The Colony Theatre.

Rebecca is also a faculty member at California State University, Fullerton, where she teaches sound design.

Today we’d like to introduce you to Rebecca Kessin.

Rebecca, we’d love to hear your story and how you got to where you are today both personally and as an artist.
I have loved theatre for as long as I can remember, which is easy when you grow up in New York. That path ultimately led me to move to California to pursue my MFA at CalArts. I remember driving into Santa Clarita for the first time – it was brown, dead looking, and slightly on fire. I had planned on being here for exactly three years – then back home to start my career. That was fifteen years ago! Little did I anticipate that my career would begin while I was a still a student, or that I would grow to find that dry desert landscape beautiful...
Rebecca Kessin moved to Los Angeles for graduate school and never left! She designs all over southern California, often for her beloved Celebration Theater, but also for the Gary Marshall Theatre, Company of Angels, Echo Theater, Red Compass Productions and The Blank...