D a n i e l   B a k e r

broken chord collective
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Daniel Baker is a freelance sound designer raised in Texas and based in New York CIty. Daniel creates sound designs and original music with Broken Chord Collective, a music production group that includes composer/designer/performers Aaron Meicht, Ryan Rumery, and Matthew Suttor.

Current and Upcoming Productions with Broken Chord Collective: A Lifetime Burning by Cusi Cram, directed by Pam MacKInnon for Primary Stages. Oohrah! by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Evan Cabinet at the Atlantic. Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, directed by Liesl Tommy at Yale Rep.

New York Credits: The Atlantic Theater (Scarcity, The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow), Classic Stage Company (Uncle Vanya), Cherry Lane Theater (Hoodoo Love), Keen Company (Theophilus North, Tea and Sympathy, The Dining Room, The Maddening Truth, The Conscientious Objector), Primary Stages (A Lifetime Burning), The Public (The Good Negro), MTC (The Four of Us), The New Group (Everythings Turning Into Beautiful, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The Things We Want), Second Stage (The Mystery Plays, 10 Things to Do Before I Die), Rattlestick Theater (Acts of Mercy, Stay, Geometry of Fire), Women's Project (The Cataract, Victoria Martin, Sand).

Regional Credits: Actors Theater of Phoenix, Arena Stage, Dallas Theater Center, Dorset Theater Festival, Geva Theater Center, Huntington Theater, Long Wharf , Passage Theater, People's Light and Theater, Portland Center Stage, San Jose Rep, The Shakespeare Theater, Studio Theater D.C., TheaterWorks Hartford , Westport Country Playhouse, Weston Playhouse, and Yale Rep.

Education: MFA in Sound Design Yale School of Drama '04

Awards: 2008 Lucille Lortel Nomination for THE FOUR OF US at Manhattan Theater Club