Patrick MacDonald is a Sound Designer, Engineer, and Technician who has worked on over 75 shows in his short career, as part of both professional and educational companies. Previous positions have included Sound Designer & Supervisor (2016), Sound Associate (2014), and Sound Intern (2013) at the Adirondack Theatre Festival (Glens Falls, NY) and Sound Technician/A2 at Porthouse Theatre (Cuyahoga Falls, OH).
Patrick is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with a Minor in Performing Arts Administration from Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY) and will graduate in December 2016. While attending WKU, Patrick has been extensively involved behind the scenes in the Department of Theatre & Dance, serving as the Sound Designer, Sound Engineer, Composer, Sound Staff, Electrics Staff, Master Electrician, House Manager, Technical Director, and countless other positions for a variety of shows. In addition, Patrick currently serves as the House Manager for WKU’s Cultural Enhancement Series, where he has coordinated and run events for Bill Nye, Garrison Keillor, the Martha Graham Dance Company, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and many others. Patrick also serves as the TV Audio Engineer at First Baptist Church and a Technical Assistant with the WKU Campus and Community Events Office. He has also served as the AV Specialist for the WKU Office of Conferencing and Catering.