Bruce Ellman Sound Design

 

Projects

Professional Affiliations

Teacher and Playwright

Design Projects Partial list:

 

The Gravesend Inn Haunted Hotel, (you can download some of the project drawings by clicking on the drawing on the left) presented by City Tech’s Theatre Works, The New York City College of Technology, Brooklyn, NY 10/2009-2014

 

Intermission, by Daniel Libman, directed by Wayne Maugans, The Voyage Theater Company at the  Harold Clurman Theatre, NYC  5/2-25/2014

 

My Poor Marat, by Aleksei Arbuzov, translated by Oleg Ivanov, Directed by Wayne Maugans, The Voyage Theater at the Canal Park Playhouse, NYC 4/6-27/2013

 

The Golden Landcreated by Zalmen Mlotek & Moishe Rosenfeld, directed by Bryna Wasserman,  The Folksbiene Theatre at Baruch College, NYC 10/12-1/13

 

The Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer, adapted and directed by Eleanor Reissa, The Folksbiene Theatre at Baruch College, NYC 5/11

 

Madame Tussauds New York, system designer for the audio system refurbishment project, and system designer, programmer and associate sound designer for the Spirit of New York exhibit, NYC 4/11

 

New Worlds: A Celebration of I.L.Peretz, directed by Motl Didner, The Folksbiene Theatre at Baruch College, NYC 11/10

 

Fyvush Finkel Live!, directed by Motl Didner, The Folksbiene Theatre at Baruch College, NYC 10/10

 

The Sweet, Sweet Motherhood by Jeremy Kareken, directed by Michael Bigelow Dixon, HERE Arts Center, NYC, 7/10

 

The Adventures of Hershele Ostropolyer, adapted and directed by Eleanor Reissa, The Folksbiene Theatre at Baruch College, NYC 5/10

 

Third by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Richard Seer, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA 1/08

 

Not Waving  by Ellen Melaver, directed by Douglas Mercer, Kirk Theater, NYC, 7/07

 

Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by John Tillinger, Biltmore Theatre, NYC, produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, 10/05

 

The Skin Game by John Galsworthy, directed by Eleanor Reissa, Mint Theater Company, NYC 7/05

 

Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck, directed by John Benjamin Hickey, Kalita Humphreys Theater, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas, TX 1/05

 

Echoes of the War by J.M. Barrie, directed by Eleanor Reissa, Mint Theater Company, NYC 7/04

 

Bad Dates, by Theresa Rebeck, directed by John Benjamin Hickey, Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, MA 1/04

 

Rose’s Dilemma by Neil Simon, directed by Lynne Meadow, City Center Stage I, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, 12/03

 

Iron by Rona Munro, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, City Center Stage II, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC 10/03

 

Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck, directed by John Benjamin Hickey, Playwrights Horizon, NYC, 6/03

 

Last Dance by Marsha Norman, directed by Lynne Meadow, City Center Stage I, Manhattan Theatre Club, 6/03

 

Polish Joke by David Ives, directed by John Rando, City Center Stage II, Manhattan Theatre Club, 3/03

 

Kimberly Akimbo by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by David Petrarca, City Center Stage I, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC 2/03

 

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch, directed by Lynne Meadow, (Brian Ronan, Co-Sound Designer), Ethel Barrymore Theater, NYC, produced by Manhattan Theatre Club, 11/02

 

“Sonic Garden”Consultant and programmer for Laurie Anderson, David Byrne, Marina Rosenfeld, and Ben Rubin; The Winter Garden, World Financial Center, NYC, 10/02

 

The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch, directed by Lynne Meadow, City Center Stage II, Manhattan Theatre Club, 06/02

 

House and Garden by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by John Tillinger, City Center Stage I and II, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, 5/02

 

CTRL+ALT+DELETE by Anthony Clarvoe, directed by Ethan McSweeney, George Street Playhouse, New Brunswick, NJ, 4/02

 

Out of Sterno by Deborah Zoe Laufer, directed by Eleanor Reissa, The Cherry Lane Alternative, 2/02

 

Runt of the Litter by Bo Eason, directed by Larry Moss, MCC Theater, NYC 2/02

 

Fully Committed by Becky Mode, directed by Daniel Goldstein, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 12/01

 

World of Mirth by Murphy Guyer, directed by Dona Vaughn, Theater Four, NYC, produced by Amy Danis/MARS Theatricals, Inc. 6/01

 

Fully Committed by Becky Mode, directed by Nicholas Martin, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA, 4/01

 

Kimberly Akimbo by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by David Petrarca, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA, 4/01

 

The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Scott Ellis, Promenade Theatre, NYC, 12/00

 

Comic Potential by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by John Tillinger, City Center Stage I, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, 11/00 (Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Sound Design)

 

Fully Committed by Becky Mode, directed by Nicholas Martin, The Coronet Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 9/00 (L.A. Drama Critics Circle nomination)

 

Full Bloom by Suzanne Broadbeer, directed by Mary B. Robinson, Consolati Performing Arts Center, Sheffield, MA,7/00

 

Current Events by David Marshall Grant, directed by David Petrarca, City Center Stage II, Manhattan Theatre Club NYC, 6/00

 

Yard Gal by Rebecca Prichard, directed by Gemma Bodinetz, MCC, NYC, 4/00

 

Fuddy Meers by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by David Petrarca, City Center Stage II, Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, 11/99

 

True History and Real Adventures by Sybille Pearson, directed by Michael Mayer, Vineyard Theatre, NYC 10/99

 

Fully Committed by Becky Mode, directed by Nicholas Martin, Vineyard Theatre, NYC, 9/99 (World Premiere)

 

Chasing Monsters by Kevin Rehac, directed by Sabin Epstein, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, CT, 8/99

 

1040 by Jerry Sterner, directed by Michael Seheman,  Stamford Center for the Arts, Stamford, CT, 11/98

 

The English Teachers by Ed Napier, directed by Robert Lupone, MCC, NYC, 4/99

 

‘Til the Rapture Comes by Edward Napier, directed by Pamela Berlin, WPA Theatre, NYC, 10/98

 

The Last Enemy by Ray Leslee, directed by Eleanor Reissa, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT, 10/98

 

Italian American Reconciliation by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Rob Ruggiero, Barrington Stage Co., Great Barrington, MA, 7/98

 

A View from the Roof by Dave Carley, directed by Julianne Boyd, Barrington Stage Co., Great Barrington, MA, 7/98

 

Full Gallop by Mark Hampton and Mary Louise Wilson, directed by Nicholas Martin, Coronet Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, 4/98 ....

United Scenic Artists Local USA829, Sound Designer

 

PSC/CUNY Instructional and Support Staff Union

 

The Ensemble Studio Theatre/NY, Playwright/Designer Member

 

Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)

 

Teaching:

 

1/2005 – 5/2014: NYC College of Technology – Sound Design

(Developer of the Sound Design course curriculum)

 

 9/2005 – 5/2014: NYC College of Technology – Introduction to Entertainment Technology

 

 9/2006 – 5/2014: NYC College of Technology – Sound Technology

 

 

Playwright:

 

The Road to Mandalay, directed by Hilary Adams, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC 2004

 

NeverNeverLand, directed by Bruce Ellman, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC 1996

 

You’ve Changed, directed by Emma Walton, Playwrights Horizons, NYC 1991

 

Flying, directed by David Rasche, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC 1988

 

Burbs, directed by Bruce Ellman, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, NYC 1984

 

Monody, directed by Bruce Ellman, The 18th Street Theatre, NYC 1981

 

 

 

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