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 ChristIAN EKREN 

Sound design Experience 

Professional Sound Designs

Newsies (Current)

Mary Poppins

Hello, Dolly!

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Little Mermaid

Titanic

Aida

Peter and the Starcatcher

REELING [Edinburgh Fringe Festival]

 

Grease

 

Willy Wonka Jr.

 

Billy Elliot

 

Suessical the Musical Jr.

 

Godspell

 

REELING

 

The Wiz

 

Phantom of the Opera

 

Putnam County Spelling Bee [Tour]

 

Charlotte's Web

 

Putnam County Spelling Bee

 

Hair*

 

High School Musical, Jr.

 

The Lion King, Jr.

39 Steps

Fiddler on the Roof

Seussical the Musical

 

RENT*

Shrek, Jr.

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Moorhead  High School Theatre

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

Trollwood Performing Arts School

 

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

 

Horizon Middle School Theatre

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Moorhead High School Theatre

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive

 

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive

 

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

 

Trollwood Children's Theatre

 

Shanley High School Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Horizon Middle School Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive

 

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive

 

Ellen Hopkins Elementary Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Sheyenne High School Theatre

 

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

 

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive

West Fargo Summer Arts Intensive

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* - Northern Boundary Section (NBS) of United States  Institute

of Theatre Technology (USITT) "Cover the Walls" winning design

Educational Sound Designs

Red Bird

Peter Pan the Musical

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

High School Musical

Once Upon a Mattress

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Newfangled Theatre Company, NDSU

 

Little Country Theatre Company, NDSU

Little Country Theatre Company, NDSU

South High School Theatre, FPS

South High School Theatre, FPS

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2015

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2012

Related SOUND Experience 

Professional | Associate Sound Designer

Beauty and the Beast

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Sheyenne High School Theatre

Professional | A1 (Selected)

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Kerry Horst, designer

Scandinavian Festival, 2015-2018

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Red River Farmer's Market, 2018

Pangea Festival, 2016 - 2017

Eco Chic Expo

The Classic Nutcracker, 2016

Peter Pan the Musical

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Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County

Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

Folkways, Co.

Historical & Cultural Society of Clay County

Livewire Entertainment

Gasper School of Dance

Little Country Theatre Company, NDSU

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Maureen K. Jonason, director

Adam Pankow, director

Steve French, coordinator

Maureen K. Jonason, director

Kent Kolstad, director

Matt Gasper, director

Jess Jung, director

TRAINING & EDUCATION 

North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND
B.S. Management Information Systems | Minor: Computer Science

In Progress - Expected December 2018

GPA: 4.0/4.0 | Dean's List: 7 Semesters

United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) - Elite Training 2018

USITT National Conference 2018

USITT National Conference 2018

USITT National Conference 2018

USITT National Conference 2018

USITT National Conference 2018

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Elite Training with Cirque du Soleil

& Meyer Sound

Student Sound Volunteer

"Mixing a Musical - Wicked"

"Audio Engineering for Concert Audio"

"Designing a Musical"

"Being an A2"

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Christine Troscher

 

 

Eieleen Smitheimer

Tony Meola

Buford Jones

Abe Jacobs

Andy Leviss

 related SKILLS 
  • Experience on modern digital audio console systems, including:

    • Yamaha; Soundcraft; ​Midas; Allen & Heath; PreSonus; Behringer

  • Experience coordinating and deploying medium-scale (50+ channels) RF wireless systems, including:​

    • Sennheiser; Shure; Audio-Technica; ClearCom/HME; Telex/RTS​

  • Training with industry standard software in both audio and media production, including:

    • Dante Level 1 certified; Q-SYS Level 1 Certified; Qlab 3, 4; SMAART; Reaper; Vantage; Wireless Workbench; ​Vectorworks; Visio; Lemur; SketchUp; Tracks Live; After Effects; Photoshop; Premiere Pro

  • Member of industry organizations:​

    • United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT); Theatrical Sound Designer and Composers Association (TSDCA)​

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