An interview with Sound Designer Sharath Patel
Sharath Patel is an East Indian-American sound designer, teacher, husband, sound engineer, and composer based in the Pacific Northwest. While working mainly in theatre he also has plenty of television, voiceover, and film credits. Sharath works most often in the small professional theatre and LORT circuits and also has some Off-Broadway credits with transition options as well. He is a resident artist at Artists Repertory Theatre and teaches at Reed College in Portland, Ore. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in Sound Design from Yale School of Drama. Sharath’s work has been heard across the nation in theatres such as Westside Theater in NYC, Yale Rep in New Haven, Conn., A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle, Wash., and Portland Playhouse in Portland, Ore.