Sharath Patel

Sound Designer

Sharath was raised between Appalachia and India while spending the following years studying across Europe and New England. Before arriving in the Pacific Northwest, he spent nearly a decade as a lead sound designer in New York City. Recent design highlights include Between Riverside and Crazy, Grand Concourse, The Price, Tribes, The Motherfucker with the Hat (Artists Rep); Ibsen in Chicago (Seattle Repertory Theatre); The Crucible, The Royale (ACT Theatre, Seattle); As You Like It (California Shakespeare Theater, Oakland); Coriolanus: Fight Like a Bitch (12th Avenue Arts, Seattle); Free Outgoing (East West Players, Los Angeles); 26 Miles, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Buried Child (Profile Theatre, Portland); The Piano Lesson, Jitney, King Hedley II, The Brother Sister Plays (Portland Playhouse). Regional/International credits include designs in New York City, Washington D.C., Boston, Norfolk, Raleigh, Aspen, India, France, England, Germany, and Romania. Sharath recently completed a yearlong Visiting Assistant Professorship at Reed College and co-led the Light and Sound Training Program in Vietnam in conjunction with the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Consulate and World Learning Inc. He has previously served as a lead designer, guest artist, instructor, or lecturer at Yale, Fordham, Columbia, Willamette, Ohio, Portland State, and Butler Universities. Sharath is a member of the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association (TSDCA) and is an Arts Envoy for the U.S. Department of State. He holds a MFA in Sound Design from the Yale School of Drama and is very proud to a Resident Artist at Artists Rep.