Matthew S. Marcus
Instructor, School of Theatre, Film and Television
Esquire Bldg, Room 212
BFA Carnegie-Mellon University;
MFA University of Arizona
Matt Marcus is the Faculty Sound Designer at the School of Theatre Arts and runs the Sound Department. He teaches courses in sound for the theatre, and sound design. Matt is a veteran sound designer and engineer who has been working professionally since 1986. He has toured extensively with musical theatre productions, holding the positions of sound department head, A2, and systems technician. Matt co-designed, and ran sound for the debut tour of Love, Sweet Love, a musical featuring the songs of Burt Bacharach, and Hal David. In addition to his work in the theatre, Matt has mixed live concert sound for literally hundreds of national and international recording artists of every genre, in front of audiences ranging from thirty to thirty thousand. He has designed sound for countless plays and musicals, both traditional and experimental, as well as art installations and museum exhibits. Recently he has begun working in film as designer and post production mixer. From 1990 to 1993, Matt gave his ears a rest and served as Property Master for the children’s television show Mister Roger’s Neighborhood. He is a member of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees Local 415 where he holds the office of President.