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Ethan Eldred

Third-year MFA Sound Design Student


Ethan Eldred is a composer and technologist working at the intersections of sensory experience, connectivity, and storytelling and creator of the immersive AI and movement experience A(m)I(?), in workshops this year. Select UCSD credits: Become/Disintegrate, Chad DeitySomewhere Out ThereLimp Wrist on the LeverFifty Boxes of EarthA Flea in her RearKAHNOPChanging Tides II. Other selected credits: Singin' in the Rain and Fun Home (New Village Arts). This Too Comes by Hard (Capital Fringe ’17), The 39 Steps (KCACTFII 2018), J.B. (KCACTF II Honors). Ethan holds a BA from Messiah U (’15), a Grad Certificate from Berklee College of Music (’21) and is a UC San Diego MFA Candidate in Sound Design (’24). Portfolio and more at Love!!

UCSD Credits

Fifty Boxes of Earth (Sound Designer & Composer)

Limp Wrist on the Lever

winterWORKS ‘22 (Sound and Projection Design)

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Sotoba Komachi (ASD)

51Barrio (ASD)


BA in Music from Messiah College

Graduate Certificate in Music Production Analysis and Studio Design from Berklee College of Music