Instructor of Theatre
Teaching Areas: Sound Design
Full Time contract faculty member
Date of Hire: August 2012
Joe Court is a sound designer been based out of Chicago since 2006. He is a company member with Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company. He has designed more than 90 shows since moving to Chicago with many different theater companies including: Mary-Arrchie, A Red Orchid, The Inconvenience, Theater Wit, TUTA, Haven, Emerald City, Raven, Seanachai, Theatre Seven, Backstage, Boho, Lifeline, Pine Box, The Gift, University of Chicago, 59E59 (Off-Broadway, NYC), Clarence Brown Theatre (Knoxville, TN.), Virginia Stage Company (Norfolk, VA), Actors Theatre of Indiana, and the Idaho, Lake Tahoe, and Illinois Shakespeare Festivals.
From 2008 until 2012 Joe served as sound engineer for the Chicago production of the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet. He received a Joseph Jefferson Award nomination in 2009 for his design for The Unseen with A Red Orchid Theatre.