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Amy Altadonna
altadonna@theater.umass.edu
Lecturer, Sound Design and Technology
B.A. College of William and Mary
M.F.A. Yale School of Drama
Biography

 

 

Amy Altadonna is a sound designer and composer.

She has collaborated on the world premieres of Seven Minutes in Heaven (HERE Arts Center) and Recall (Wild Project) with Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Colt Coeur, and on Milk (New Georges), Uncle Vanya (Bard Summerscape) with Erica Schmidt, The Unmentionables (Yale Rep) with Anna Shapiro, Twelfth Night (Pearl Theatre), Psycho Therapy (Cherry Lane), Private Lives and Foxfire (Utah Shakespearean Festival), On the Verge (Warehouse Theatre), and Skin of Our Teeth (Perseverance Theatre).

Many of her other favorite productions have been at universities, including The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at Yale (another collaboration with Adrienne Campbell-Holt), The Who's Tommy, Orpheus Descending and Spelling Bee at American University, and Medea, The Seagull and Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice at Columbia.

She has done location sound and post production sound on film and video projects, including work for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and two upcoming feature films.

She received her BA in Music from The College of William and Mary -- where she studied composition with Dan Gutwein -- and her Masters Degree in Sound Design from the Yale School of Drama. She was most recently the adjunct lecturer of Live Sound at American University; previously, she was Instructor of Sound Design at the Professional Performing Arts School (Manhattan). She was also a Guest Lecturer at Columbia University and presented a masterclass at Yale.

 

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