Matthew is an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Ball State University. Recent work includes sound designs of As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and Shakespeare in Love at Utah Shakespeare Festival, The Cay at Indiana Repertory Theatre, and Violet here at the Clarence Brown Theatre. Matthew’s nearly 100 sound designs have been seen on stages nationally, including New York City, Chicago, Washington D.C., Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, and Portland, Oregon. His film work has been seen at festivals nationally and internationally. Matthew often designs sound during the month of June for Great River Shakespeare Festival. Prior to his position at Ball State, He spent three years as Resident Sound Designer for Pioneer Theatre Company and as adjunct faculty at University of Utah. Michael has an MFA from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) 2007 and a BA from George Fox University 2004.