Sharath is delighted to be a part of the Artists Repertory Theater family where he is proud to be a Resident Artist in Portland Oregon. He grew up splitting his time between Appalachia and India while spending the following years studying across Europe and New England. Before finding a new home in Portland, he spent nearly a decade as a lead sound designer in New York City. West coast design highlights include The Royale (ACT Theatre); Free Outgoing (East West Players); As You Like It (CalShakes); Tribes, The Price, The Mother F**ker with the Hat (Artists Rep); Dead Man’s Cell Phone, True West, Buried Child, Eyes for Consuela, The Road to Mecca, Blood Knot (Profile Theatre); The Piano Lesson, After the Revolution, The Brother/Sister Plays, Jitney, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, Angels in America (Portland Playhouse); The Tempest (Portland Shakespeare Project); Mary Stuart, Wait Until Dark (Northwest Classical); Oedipus el Rey (Miracle Theatre); A Pigeon and A Boy (Jewish Theater Collaborative); A Christmas Survival Guide (Broadway Rose); Hen Night Epiphany (Corrib); Three Men on a Horse (Lakewood Center for the Arts); Macbeth (Bag & Baggage); 13: A New Musical (Staged!); Kiss Me Like You Mean It (Third Rail); Far Away (Portland State University). New York and regional credits include designs at Westside Theatre, La MaMa, Playwrights Horizons, Theatre Row, PS 122, HereArts Center, Mint Theater Company, Sidney Harmon Hall, Virginia Stage Company, Aspen Conference of Ideas, Berkshires Theatre Group, New York Stage and Film, and Contemporary American Theater Festival. International and academic professional credits include designs in India, France, England, Germany, Romania, Yale Rep, Yale Dramat, Harvard, Fordham, Columbia, Willamette, Ohio, and Butler University. Sharath holds a BFA from Ohio University and he earned his MFA in Sound Design from the Yale School of Drama. He would like to thank his wife, Corinne, for her unwavering support over the years.