Tom Clark has been Artec’s Principal Consultant in Sound & Communication Systems for the past 16 years, and has been Artec’s design leader in this area working with clients in North America, Europe and Asia since he first came to Artec in 1995.
Tom brings his 30 year experience as a theatrical sound designer to the firm. He is the founder of Acme Sound Partners, nominated in each of the last four years for a Tony Award for excellence in Sound Design, winners of the 2010 & 2003 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design (Ragtime & Baz Lurmann’s Production of La Bohéme). Acme Sound Partners has provided sound designs for an average 25% of all new Broadway Musical Productions every year since 2000-- a total of 36 in all.
Through his work as a sound designer on Broadway, Tom brings a highly attuned awareness of the way facilities and systems are used by performers and by technical staff, helping to ensure that our systems are designed with the end-user in mind.
Tom taught sound system engineering and theatrical sound design at the Yale School of Drama, and served as resident sound designer for Yale Repertory Theatre from 1987-89. He served as Director of Audio+Video Production and Recording Services for The Santa Fe Opera from 1988 until 1997, and served as the audio/visual consultant for the 1996 renovation of the Santa Fe Opera theatre.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatrical Technical Design and Production from Ithaca College. He has been a member of the Audio Engineering Society (AES) since 1984, belongs to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 1.
Tom's projects experience involves the following:
- Adrienne Arsht Center
for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
- Bailey Hall AV and Distance Learning Systems at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
- Chan Centre for the Performing
Arts, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
- Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, Florida, USA
- Epcor Center for the Performing Arts Renovation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
- Frederick P. Rose Hall,
New York, New York, USA
- The Great Hall, World
Union for Progressive Judaism Cultural Centre, Jerusalem, Israel
- Jiangsu Grand theater competition, Jiangsu, Republic of China
- Kimmel Center for the
Performing Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
- New Jersey Performing
Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA
- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Stage Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Recording Control Room
Study for the New York Philharmonic, New York, USA
Nam Hall, LG Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
- Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa,
- The Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore
- Wharton Center for the
Performing Arts, East Lansing, Michigan
Centre for Music, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada