Rusty Wandall

  2008 – Present          Webster University                                    Saint Louis, MO
Head of Sound Design


  • Teach sound design/technology, show control, and entertainment networking classes
  • Mentor students on sound design and engineering assignments during entire production process
  • Academic advising students toward graduation and career goals
  • Develop and modify curriculum for sound design major

2008 – Present           Repertory Theatre St Louis                    Saint Louis, MO
Sound Supervisor/Resident Sound Designer (2008-2019)

  • Work with sound designers to fully realize design intentions within limitations of each theater
  • Design, implement, and maintain audio-over-ip and show control networks
  • Budget and estimate cost of labor and materials for each production and overhead supplies
  • Oversee entire sound department personnel and load-in process including sound system tuning
  • Research, specify, and install new sound equipment purchases and oversee system maintenance
  • Design 6 shows per year for Repertory Theatre as Resident Sound Designer

2009 – Present            Variety Theatre                                         Saint Louis, MO
Sound Designer

  • Design all aspects of sound design for yearly major musical production for children’s charity
  • Obtain bids and secure all rental and donated equipment for production
  • Hire and Train A2’s for production and oversee load-in process
  • Interact with and introduce Variety child interns to the sound design world and integrate them into the production process as much as they are physically and mentally able to handle.

2006 – 2017               Heart of America Shakespeare Festival                KC, MO
Sound Designer and Chief Audio Engineer

  • Create and implement sound design for summer Shakespeare Festival and hire necessary employees
  • Design and Implement control network for audio and any show control needs.
  • Program digital console and mix microphones for each performance
  • Sound System Equalization and Alignment
  2005-2008         University of Missouri- Kansas City                     Kansas City, MO
Master of Fine Arts  – Sound Design


2004-2005          Yale School of Drama                                              New Haven, CT
Technical Internship Certificate – Sound Design

2000-2004        Lafayette College                                                                 Easton, PA

Computer Science Major, Theater Minor
I. Clinton Kline Prize for excellence in technical theater.

  Pro Tools, QLab, Logic, Dante Level 3 Certification, Q-SYS Level 1 and Control 101 Certification, Digico and Yamaha Digital Consoles, SMAART 4-Day Training Class, Computer Networking, Studio Recording, Waves Soundgrid Server/Plugins, Meyer Galaxy, BSS Soundweb London,  Sennheiser, Wireless Systems Manager, Shure Wireless Workbench, IAS frequency software.

References Provided Upon Request

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