Sharath (he/him/his) was raised between Appalachia and India while spending the following years studying across Europe and New England. Before arriving in the Pacific Northwest, he spent nearly a decade as a lead sound designer in New York City.
Design highlights include Wolf Play, Teenage Dick, Skeleton Crew, I and You, Between Riverside and Crazy, Grand Concourse, The Price, Tribes, The Motherfucker with the Hat (Artists Rep); In the Heights, Macbeth, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Portland Center Stage); Nina Simone: Four Women (Alabama Shakespeare Festival); Amadeus (Folger Theatre-Washington D.C.); The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley (Marin Theatre Company-San Francisco); Ibsen in Chicago, Tiny Beautiful Things (Seattle Repertory Theatre); Pass Over, The Royale (ACT Theatre-Seattle); WIG OUT! (American Repertory Theatre/Company One-Boston); As You Like It (California Shakespeare Theater- Oakland); Coriolanus: Fight Like a Bitch (12th Avenue Arts-Seattle); Free Outgoing (East West Players- Los Angeles); 26 Miles, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Buried Child (Profile Theatre); The Piano Lesson, Jitney, King Hedley II, The Brother Sister Plays (Portland Playhouse).
Regional/International credits include designs in New York City, Washington D.C., Boston, Norfolk, Raleigh, Aspen, Columbus, India, France, England, Germany, and Romania. He has previously served as a visiting assistant professor, lead designer, guest artist, instructor, or lecturer at Reed College, Yale, Fordham, Columbia, Willamette, Ohio, Portland State, and Butler Universities.
Sharath is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829, The Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association (TSDCA), and is an Arts Envoy for the U.S. Department of State. He holds an MFA in Sound Design from the Yale School of Drama, a BFA in Production Design & Technology from Ohio University, and is very proud to be a Resident Artist at Artists Rep.