Leon Rothenberg

Sound Design

Leon Rothenberg is a Tony award-winning Sound Designer who has designed sound and written music for a number of environments including theater, film, dance, installation and the circus. Recent credits include musicals and plays on Broadway and across the country at venues such as A.C.T, The Huntington, Old Globe, Arena Stage, Williamstown Theater Festival, Seattle Repertory Theater and La Jolla Playhouse. He designed sound for Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza, currently touring the world, and Wintuk, Cirque’s winter holiday show in New York City.


Recent designs on Broadway include A Doll's House Part 2, Violet, The Realistic Joneses and The Nance, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play. In addition to theater, other work includes sound score for dance, feature and documentary film, and animation.


Leon serves on the Theater faculty at California Institute of the Arts. He has also taught at NYU Tisch School of the Arts and Bennington College. He holds an M.F.A. from California Institute of the Arts, a B.M. in Music Composition from Oberlin Conservatory, and a B.A. in Computer Science from Oberlin College.


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