There are a lot of people who make theater in Milwaukee who you never see on a stage. They make music and make sure the costumes are right. They design sets and make sure you see them in the right light. They make sure the audience hears what they are supposed to hear and they put all of this together into one complete package. In this series we introduce you to some of these people who work so hard, often without much public acclaim, to bring great theater to Milwaukee audiences.
It could be the sound of a soft breeze whistling through a leafy glen or a rickety train chugging by an open hotel window. It could be the music that you hear when you watch someone cry or fight or die.
It's the sound of life, of a story being told. We hear the sound, but more than that, the sound gives us the freedom to feel more deeply, understand more clearly or feel the wonder of a moment.
Those sounds, and a million others, make up the world where Josh Schmidt lives. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee graduate is one of the top sound designers in this country and a man who knows how to create the sounds that make a visit to the theater a memorable one.
Read the full article at OnMilwaukee.com.