Joe Payne teaches sound and projection design for the Department of Theatre. He has created sound, music and/or projections for a number of productions at CBT, including, Candide, Around the World in 80 Days, The Crucible, The Threepenny Opera, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Sweeney Todd, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and The Who’s Tommy. Joe has designed more than 200 productions for theaters throughout the country, including eighteen seasons at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Berkeley Rep, Syracuse Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Round House Theatre and Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD), ten years at Pioneer Theatre Company (SLC, UT), Indiana Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Virginia Stage Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Utah Opera and Symphony, The Fulton Opera House (Lancaster, PA), and others. Joe is a member of United Scenic Artist local 829, USITT as the Digital Media Commissioner, and the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association.