Josh Schmidt

Sound Designer/Composer

Josh Schmidt

Sound Design & Original Music, The Brothers Size

Josh Schmidt is a composer/sound designer/musician/educator currently based in Milwaukee. CREDITS: At APT: 19th season: Macbeth (2019), Blood Knot, Our Country’s Good (2018), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pericles, Prince of Tyre (2017); Eurydice, Comedy of Errors (2016), Othello (2015), Pride and Prejudice, An Iliad (2015+21), Romeo and Juliet (2006 + 2014), Alcestis, Richard III, Gift of the Magi (2010-12,2021), The Tempest, Exits and Entrances, As You Like It (2010), Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Henry V, Widowers’ Houses, Misalliance, Tartuffe, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Twelfth Night, The Playboy of the Western World, The Cherry Orchard and Antony and Cleopatra. As Composer/Co-Author – OFF BROADWAY: A Minister’s Wife (Lincoln Center), ADD1NG MACH1N3 (Minetta Lane), Whida Peru (59E59); Midwestern Gothic (Signature, VA); Gift of the Magi (American Players Theatre, WI) Incidental Scores: When the Rain Stops Falling (Lincoln Center) Fifty Words (MCC Theater). LONDON: Midwestern Gothic (Film – Royal Academy of Music). REGIONAL: Midwestern Gothic (Signature DC), Gift of the Magi (American Players Theatre. As Composer/Sound Designer – BROADWAY: Therese Raquin (Roundabout/Studio 54) House of Blue Leaves (Walter Kerr), Brighton Beach Memoirs (Nederlander). OFF BROADWAY: About Alice (TFANA), Dinner With Friends (Roundabout) Model Apartment (Primary Stages), 3 Kinds of Exile (Atlantic), Water By The Spoonful (Second Stage), Crime and Punishment (59E59), many others. CHICAGO: Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Goodman Theater, House Theatre, Writers’ Theatre,Victory Gardens, Raven Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Next Theatre Company, Seanachai Theatre Company, many others. REGIONAL: Over 200 productions at venues across the country including 3 seasons Stratford Shakespeare Festival (Ontario, Canada), Bay Street Theatre (Sag Harbor, NY), Philadelphia Theatre Company (PA), The Kennedy Center, Ford's Theatre (Washington DC); Seattle Repertory Theatre (WA), Alley Theatre (Houston, TX); Arizona Theater Company (AZ); Cleveland Playhouse (OH), Kansas City Rep (MO); South Coast Repertory (CA); Delaware Theatre Company (DE); Milwaukee Repertory Theater, many others. (Milwaukee, WI), Hope Summer Repertory Theatre (Holland, MI). COMMISSIONS: FALLINGWATER for Metropolitan Opera; KILLING THE CAT for S&S Theatricals. FILM: THE END (Final Cut for Real/Joshua Oppenheimer – in process), ONE FOOT IN (Buckhowl). RECORDINGS: ADD1NG MACH1N3, A Minister’s Wife – both released on PS Classics and available on ITunes, Amazon, etc. ASSOCIATE TEACHING: University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Previous experience includes University of Illinois – Chicago; University of Nevada – Las Vegas; Lectures at Harvard, Suffolk, Mississippi-Oxford, Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, Wisconsin-Madison. MEMBER: ASCAP. AWARDS/RECOGNITION: Lortel, Outer Critics, Jeff, ASCAP, NEA/TCG, Prague Quadrennial 2007, Sundance Theatre Lab UCross 2012. Love to Janet, James and my Parents.

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