Sound Design & Composition
Kate Hopgood is a Michigan-based sound designer and composer. Recent work has been heard at Detroit Public Theatre's world premiere of Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle (Humana Festival Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Citation) directed by Vivienne Benesch, and The Beauty Queen of Leenanne by Martin McDonnagh, directed by Andrew Borba. Her designs and original music have also been heard at Goodman Theatre's 2018 New Stages Festival, the Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Chicago's Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, Lifeline Theatre, and Babes with Blades Theatre Company. Kate's sound designs are also featured in QLab 4: Projects in Video, Audio, and Lighting Control published by Focal Press.