Faculty & Staff

Isaiah Parnell
Sound Supervisor, Sound Tech for Theatre

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars and to change the world

Degrees & Accomplishments
A.A. in Theatre Technology from Sinclair College
2017 KCACTF Region III Theatrical Sound Design Award Recipient
2017 Hangar Theatre Sound Design Fellowship Recipient
2020 New Hampshire Theatre Award for Sound Design Nominee
2021 KCACTF National Theatrical Sound Design Award Recipient
Topics of Expertise
Sound Design/Sound Technology for Theatre
BIPOC in Technical Theatre

Isaiah is a sound designer and sound engineer originating from Houston, TX. He holds an associate of arts degree from Sinclair College and has studied theatrical sound design & technology from institutions such as Wright State University and University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music. Previous positions held are sound supervisor at the Weathervane Theatre, sound & lighting supervisor at Sam Houston State University and assistant head of sound at Dallas Theatre Center. He has worked and designed at multiple venues such as the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, the Hangar Theatre, the Weathervane Theatre, Schuster Performing Arts Center, A.D. Players at the George Theatre, and Stages Theatre. He is also an active member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) and the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association (TSDCA).