Matthew Tibbs is a sound designer working in live performance, film and advertising, and assistant professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Ball State University. Recent work includes sound designs of The Mountaintop at Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati, Amadeus at BoHo Theatre Collective in Chicago, and Hamlet, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at Great River Shakespeare Festival in Winona, Minnesota.
Matthew was previously the resident sound designer for Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City where he designed world premier productions of Bess Wohl’s In and Wendy MacLeod’s Find and Sign in addition to numerous productions including Next to Normal, Clybourne Park, Les Miserables, and Of Mice and Men. Matthew is also an experienced educator, having taught previously at University of Utah, Pacific University, and University of Cincinnati CCM. Matthew’s work in film has been seen at film festivals nationally and internationally including NewFilmmakers New York, Austin Film Festival, Toronto ReelHeArt Film Festival, Pennsylvania ArtsFest Film Festival, and the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Matthew holds a master of fine arts degree from University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) in theatrical sound design and a bachelor of arts in theatre arts from George Fox University.