David E. Smith
Director of the Sound Design Program; Sound Design Faculty (1996)
Sound Design, Audio Electronics
David Smith earned a B.A. from the University of Kent, Canterbury. Before immigrating to the United States, he spent eight years as the senior sound designer/engineer at Royal National Theatre in London, England. In the United States, he has designed sound for Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.; the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass.; Trinity Repertory Theatre in Providence, R.I.; the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Ga.; and more recently at Triad Stage in Greensboro and the Little Theatre of Winston-Salem. Other credits include theatre sound editor for Live Sound International magazine, executive committee member with the Audio Engineering Society (Boston Section), and Commissioner for the USITT Sound Commission. Mr. Smith was nominated for the Helen Hayes Award in 1995 for Outstanding Sound Design.