Mike has been with the Clarence Brown Theatre for over 15 seasons designing sound for more than 75 productions. As Sound Engineer, Mike supervises maintenance and upgrades for the sound and communications for the three theatre complex. Joining the company in 1998, Mike has overseen the company’s transition from reel-to-reel tape machines to our current systems with digital mixers and computer playback.
Some of Mike’s most notable productions at the Clarence Brown Theatre include sound for the American premier of the Hungarian all-movement play, Dance in Time (American title) with creator Laszlo Marton; live music, effects, and treatments for Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses directed by Joe Haj (current Artistic Director for Playmakers Rep); and original music for Dead Man’s Cell Phone directed by Casey Sams. Outside favorites include Hedwig & the Angry Inch and Chesapeake for the North Carolina Stage Company in Asheville. Mike has background in studio recording and computer editing, operating a small recording studio in Knoxville.