Associate Professor(Adjunct) & Chair Sound Design Department
David Budries (Sound Designer) Chairs the Sound Department for the Yale School of Drama. He has created numerous sound designs for Broadway, Off Broadway, and American regional theaters, including: Hartford Stage, Center Stage, Ford's Theatre, Dallas Theater Center, South Coast Repertory, McCarter Theatre, Huntington Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Trinity Rep, Alliance Theatre and Yale Repertory Theatre. He is the owner of Sound Situation, an independent music production studio specializing in the creation of sound scores and music for the performing arts, including numerous CDs, NPR radio broadcasts, and museum installations. He is a member of OISTAT and is the USITT/OISTAT International liaison for sound. He is a co-coordinator for Scenofest Student Workshops (sound) at the Prague Quadrennial 2011. He chairs the USA 829 Eastern Region Sound Design Exam Committee. Mr. Budries' work has been recognized with three Connecticut Critics Circle Awards, three Los Angeles Drama-Logue Awards, the Michael Merritt Award for Excellence in Design and Collaboration and with a nomination for the LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards.