Joe Cerqua is a freelance composer, producer, vocalist and sound designer. He is thrilled to be back at the CBT and to be working with the students and faculty of UT. Previousely having designed for Charley’s Aunt. At Madison Rep: original music for The Diary of Ann Frank, Death of a Salesman, The Greeks, Bus Stop, The Nerd, The Price, Talley’s Folly, Home, Anna Christie, Bad Dates, Having Our Say, Our Town, Rembrandt’s Gift, Moon For The Misbegotten, Copenhagen and The Drawer Boy. Recent projects: original music and sound design for Why Torture is Wrong and the People who Love Them (Forward Theater), Love’s Labour’s Lost (Milwaukee Shakespeare), The Elephant Man (Actors Coop in LA), Drawer BoyDoubt and Under Midwestern Stars (Kansas City Rep), The Final Adventure of Sherlock Holmes (Indiana Rep), The Philanderer and Ah Wilderness (APT), Educating Rita (Berkshire Theatre Festival), The Defiant Muse, The Family Gold, and Bourbon at the Border (Victory Gardens), Twelfth Night (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), A Christmas Carol (Goodman), Plays The Thing and London Assurance (APT), Homebody/Kabul (BAM and the Mark Taper Forum). Steppenwolf credits: include original music and sound for Homebody/Kabul, The Fall to Earth, Wedding Band, Royal Family, Uncle Vanya, David Copperfield, and Sideman. Joe is the Producing Director/Composer in residence for the Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, a critically acclaimed 13-piece jazz orchestra and 10-member dance company. Orbert Davis, Johnny Frigo, Liz Carrol, Regina Taylor, and Marcos Loya are among some of the nationally recognized recording artists who have recorded Mr. Cerqua’s music. Joe is the Supervising Producer of the Music Department at Columbia College. Future projects include concerts with Cerqua Rivera, original music and sound design for Bus Stop at Kansas City Rep, Emma at the Cleveland Playhouse, and The Circle at APT.