MEGUMI KATAYAMA is a Sound Designer, Sound Artist, and Composer originally from Kawasaki, Japan. After graduating from high school, her love for Theater and Language brought her to Oklahoma where she studied acting and playwriting before finding her true passion in life: Sound Design and Composition.
Her recent sound design credits include Off-Broadway: For Colored Girls… (The Public Theater). Regional: El Huracán (Yale Rep/The Sol Project, Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nomination), Pride and Prejudice (Long Wharf), soft (Williamstown Theater Festival Fellowship), Associate for Field Guide (Rude Mechs/Yale Rep), Assistant for Mary Jane and Seven Guitars (Yale Rep).
She has recently graduated with an MFA Sound Design from Yale School of Drama where her sound design and composition credits include Henry VI Part 3, Winter's Tale, Sweat, Dwight Edgewood Project (Yale School of Drama), Whale in the Hudson, Untitled Ke$ha Project, Non-Player Character, KMS, Fuck Her, One Big Breath, The Red Tent, The Quonsets, Current Location (Yale Cabaret), gallery installation SpineLineAwake:Manuel Neri Redux (Yale University Art Gallery/ selected for PQ 2019 featured emerging artist exibition), and the thesis installation Resounding World (Yale School of Drama Designer's lab).