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Melanie Chen

 
Bio:
Melanie Chen is a sound designer who has experience recording and mastering voiceovers, working with body microphones, mixing musics, and creating sound designs for live theatre and dance productions. She is most interested in creating soundscapes that highlight and support the story being told on ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Melanie Chen is a sound designer who has experience recording and mastering voiceovers, working with body microphones, mixing musics, and creating sound designs for live theatre and dance productions. She is most interested in creating soundscapes that highlight and support the story being told on ... (read complete bio)

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[San Diego, CA (Regional), 2017]
Sound Designer

Melanie Chen Biography

Melanie Chen is a sound designer who has experience recording and mastering voiceovers, working with body microphones, mixing musics, and creating sound designs for live theatre and dance productions. She is most interested in creating soundscapes that highlight and support the story being told on stage. She also plays the piano and flute.

Melanie has a Bachelor degree from University of California, San Diego in Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts program in the Music and Visual Arts and a minor in Theatre & Dance. She received a MFA degree for sound design from the department of Theatre & Dance at the same university, studying under composer and sound designer Shahrokh Yadegari.




Melanie Chen News

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; University of Montevall Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards; University of Montevallo's A NEW BRAIN Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards; Lyric's MATILDA THE MUSICA Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards; Lyric's MATILDA THE MUSICAL Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Vermont Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Review: THE GREAT LEAP at Cleveland Play House Photo Review: THE GREAT LEAP at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - Nov 6, 2022

What did our critic think of THE GREAT LEAP at Cleveland Play House?

THE TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE Comes to the Theatre School at North Coast Rep Photo THE TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE Comes to the Theatre School at North Coast Rep
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

The Theatre School @ North Coast Rep presents a fun twist of the holiday favorite, A Christmas Carol in this heartwarming sequel: The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge as its next student production.

Review: EVERYBODY at The Alliance Photo Review: EVERYBODY at The Alliance
by Jennifer Skura Boutell - Sep 25, 2022

What did our critic think of EVERYBODY at The Alliance?Branden Jacobs-Jenkins's EVERYBODY is a beautiful reminder that in the end, even with your faculties about you, your deeds and your love are all that go with you to the grave‚ÄĒthat is, if you can manage to accept them.

FRANKENSTEIN Comes to the Theatre School @ North Coast Rep Photo FRANKENSTEIN Comes to the Theatre School @ North Coast Rep
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

This adaptation attempts to be faithful to Shelley's original themes, characters, mood, and literary sensibility while at the same time giving an audience a little bit more of what it expects from something called 'Frankenstein.' It's George Bernard Shaw meets Stephen King.

Weston Theater Company Presents STEEL MAGNOLIAS Photo Weston Theater Company Presents STEEL MAGNOLIAS
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 17, 2022

Weston Theater Company presents the funniest play that will ever make you cry, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, playing August 18 ‚Äď September 4 at Weston Playhouse.¬†

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Announces Cast and Creative Teams For THE  Photo The Denver Center for the Performing Arts Announces Cast and Creative Teams For THE CHINESE LADY, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and More
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Theatre Company and Education departments have announced the full casting and creative teams for the 2022/23 fall productions of The Chinese Lady, Much Ado About Nothing, LITTLE RED, and A Christmas Carol. 

Photos: First Look At The Old Globe's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Photo Photos: First Look At The Old Globe's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Grace Cutler - Aug 6, 2022

A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM opens August 6th at The Old Globe

EVERYBODY Opens Alliance Theatre's Season Next Month Photo EVERYBODY Opens Alliance Theatre's Season Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčRehearsals started this week for the Alliance Theatre's season opener, EVERYBODY, by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award-winning playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.¬† EVERYBODY, which is co-directed by Susan V. Booth and Tinashe Kajese-Bolden, marks the final production of Booth's 21-year tenure as the Alliance Theatre's Jennings Hertz Artistic Director.