• Jamie Tippett



    sound designer & engineer

  • About

    Jamie Tippett is a NYC-based theatrical sound designer and engineer.

    They are particularly interested in sound design for musical theater and the integration of new technologies into sound design.

    They are a graduate of Stanford University, where they received a B.A. in Theater & Performance Studies and a B.S. in Sound Engineering (Indiv. Designed Major in Engineering).

  • Resume

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  • Education / Work Experience

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    Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Assistant Production Audio, Summer 2021

    Production Audio for two shows of 3-show season.

    Worked with designers to create and execute creative solutions for outdoor and site-specific work.

    Managed and scheduled multiple teams in parallel to ensure a smooth load-in and tech process.

    Managed sound department inventory & coordinated additional video rental.

    Created educational opportunities for sound department.


    Production Audio:

    Celebrating the Black Radical Imagination: Nine Solo Plays (des. Twi McCallum)

    ALIEN/NATION (des. Joshua Reid)

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    Berkeley Repertory Theatre

    Harry Weininger Sound Fellow, 2019/20 Season

    Participated in all load-ins, strikes and maintenance for Sound & Video Dept..

    Acted as assistant designer for visiting designers.

    Updated department inventories with custom FileMaker solutions.

    Maintained all department computers.

    Edited Berkeley Rep Podcast: REPisodes


    Design: 2020 Teen One Acts Festival (Virtual)

    Assistant Design:

    White Noise (des. Mikaal Sulaiman)

    Becky Nurse of Salem (des. Mikaal Sulaiman, Music by Daniel Kluger)

    Culture Clash (Still) In America (des. Paul James Prendergast)

    School Girls; or the African Mean Girls Play (des. Jake Rodriguez)

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    Williamstown Theatre Festival

    Sound Design Fellow, Summer 2019

    Junior staff member with focus on design.

    Helped lead crew calls, load-ins and strikes for 7 show main season.

    Assisted with department scheduling (7 staff, 5 interns).

    Maintained department inventory.

    Participated in 2-week shop build at Masque Sound.


    Design: Orlando (dir. Katie Lindsay), and Summer's Soldier (dir. Jenna Worsham)

    Assistant Design: Tell Me I'm Not Crazy (des. Palmer Hefferan)

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    Hangar Theatre

    Sound Intern, Summer 2018

    Member of 5-person sound department responsible for all sound system installs, strikes, and load-ins for over 10 shows

    Front of House mixer for 5 shows. Mixed line-by-line, took sound cues and maintained equipment.

    A2 for mainstage musical with >20 channels of wireless including IEMs

    Mixer and engineer for Late Night at the Hangar cabaret series—supported the show being amplified for the first time

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    American Repertory Theatre

    Sound Intern, Summer 2017

    Participated in a complete system install and tuning of new repertory system from Meyer Sound

    Terminated (Phoenix, XLR, Powercon), bundled, and ran cable for system install

    Participated in load-in and shadowed technical rehearsals for first two shows of season.

    Burn All Night (des. Jessica Paz), and WARHOLCAPOTE (des. John Gromada)


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    Stanford University

    Bachelor of Arts & Bachelor of Science, 2019

    B.A. Theater & Performance Studies

    B.S. Sound Engineering (Individually Designed Major in Engineering)