MEGUMI KATAYAMA is a Sound Designer, Sound Artist, and Composer based in NYC.
OFF-BROADWAY & NYC: The Light in the Piazza (Encores!) Regretfully, So the Birds Are (Playwrights Horizons/WP), The Nosebleed (LCT3), For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf (The Public), The Life (Co-Design, Encores!), Romeo and Juliet (NAATCO/Two River), Our Brother's Son (Signature), Generation Rise (Ping Chong + Company at New Victory), The Gett (Rattlestick).
REGIONAL: Cambodian Rock Band - Tour (Co-Design, Alley Theater, Berkley Rep, Arena Stage, ACT Theatre/5th Ave), 72 Miles to Go... (Alley Theatre), Sister Act (Geva Theatre Center), Good Bones, Pass Over (Studio Theater), Dinner and Cake, The Skin of Our Teeth, An Almost Holy Picture (Everyman Theatre), Living & Breathing (Two River), The Nosebleed (Woolly Mammoth), Sanctuary City, Rooted (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), Marry's Wedding (Kansas City Rep), Pride and Prejudice (Long Wharf Theater), El Huracán (Yale Rep/The Sol Project, Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nomination), Thanksgiving Play, Queen of the Night, Laughing Wild (Dorset Theater Festival), Sense and Sensibility (Virginia Stage Company), Indecent (Chautauqua Theater Company), Rasin (Skylight Music Theatre), and more.
As an associate/assistant, she has worked on shows including Dana H (Broadway) Is This a Room (Broadway), Tambo and Bones (Playwrights Horizons, CTG), As You Like It (Delacorte), A Man of No Importance (Classic Stage Company).
Her installation piece Resounding World was selected for Prague Quadrennial 2023 National Exhibition. Spine Line Awake: Manuel Neri Redux (Yale University Art Gallery) was selected for the featured emerging artist exhibit at Prague Quadrennial 2019.
1MOVE: DES19NED BY...(The Movement Theatre Company) was nominated for Drama League's Outstanding Digital Theater, Collection, or Festival.
In addition to Theater, she has worked on Art Installations, Video Projects, Short Films, Audio Plays, VR, Corporate Events, and TV Productions.
Originally from Japan, Megumi holds a BFA from the University of Central Oklahoma and an MFA in Sound Design from Yale School of Drama.
Member of IATSE Local USA 829.