Matthew Tibbs is an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Ball State University. Recent work includes sound designs of Julius Caesar at Great River Shakespeare Festival, Fire on Babylon at the 2016 Fresh Fruits Festival in NYC, and Of Mice and Men here at CBT. 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. Matthew’s film work has been seen at festivals nationally and internationally. For the past five years, Matthew has designed sound during the month of June for Great River Shakespeare Festival. Prior to his position at Ball State, Matthew spent three years as Resident Sound Designer for Pioneer Theatre Company and Adjunct Faculty at University of Utah. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) in Theatrical Sound Design (2007) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Arts (Theatre) from George Fox University (2004).