about

Andrew Nagel brings experience in sound & lighting design and musical composition for theater and dance, production management, theatrical system design and installation, and artistic & collaborative processes for performance, providing him a unique perspective into conceptual, creative integration for theatrical and music systems for performing arts facilities.

Andrew has worked in production management for theater and dance, as a ballet accompanist, and as a free lance sound designer/composer and engineer at several performance venues around the country including Yale Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, The John Drew Theatre, the Frauenthal Center, and several other entertainment venues in New York City.  He has accompanied and music directed many musical theater and cabaret performances, as well as live engineered and recorded numerous musical acts ranging from large scale live sound in arenas and stadiums to intimate jazz clubs.

Andrew received a Bachelor of Arts from Western Michigan University, and a Master of Fine Arts from the Yale University School of Drama.

THEATRE BIO:

ANDREW NAGEL (Sound Designer) East End: Equus, Picasso at the Lapin Agile, The Price, Time Will Tell, and Beside Herself (John Drew Theatre).  Regional: Seven Stories (Urban Stages – world premiere), All’s Well That Ends Well and The Cherry Orchard (Yale Repertory Theater), Hedda Gabler, Bridesburg, Philoctetes (Yale School of Drama). Music Direction: Hotel: Eight Rooms (US premiere), Pulp, A Night of Sin, A Night of Song and The Wizard of Elm City (Yale Cabaret); Assistant Sound Design: BrundibarCulture Clash in AmeriCCa and King Lear (Yale Repertory Theatre), Uncle Vanya (Yale School of Drama), The Collected Works of Billy the Kid, Be Aggressive and the workshop production of I Am My Own Wife (La Jolla Playhouse).  Other design credits include Peter Pan (Frauenthal Center), Tina Landau’s Space, Wolf Child: The Correction of Joseph, Trouble in Tahiti, Rosa Parks: Quiet Strength (world premiere), and Native Son (ACTF finalist).  BA: Western Michigan University;  MFA Yale University School of Drama.