Stephanie Farina

IATSE Stagehand Local 2 and Aria Music Designs, LLC

Stephanie Farina is a Chicago based sound engineer and musical mixer. Her most recent project was mixing at the historical Lyric Opera of Chicago for Light In the Piazza starring Renee Flemming. Her regional theatre credits include mixing for 10 season at the Goodman Theatre where she was also the head of the audio department. Her credits there include Smokefall, Another Word for Beauty, Brigadoon, Ain’t Misbehavin, Little Foxes, Animal Crackers, Turn of the Century, White Snake, A View from the Bridge, and Wonderful Town. Other regional credits include Lyric Opera of Chicago, West Side Story (Audio 1) Jesus Christ Superstar (Audio 2); Hamilton The Musical (Audio 2 Cover); 42nd St, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat, and South Pacific (Mixing, Audio 1 Cover). Stephanie design credits include Fun Home at Kansas City Reperatory (Associate Designer), Mamma Mia, 42nd St, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolored Dream Coat at Drury Lane Theatre(Assistant Designer);Hephaestus and Trust at Lookingglass Theatre (Assistant Designer), 12 Angry Men at Raven Theatre (Assistant Designer), Distracted at American Theatre Company(Assistant Designer), Good Negro,Venus in Fur (Assistant Designer) , and Music Man (Associate Designer) at the Goodman Theatre. Stephanie pre-Broadway credits include War Paint, Disney’s Jungle Book (Audio 2), and Pretty Women (Audio Crew). Her production work include Disney’s Jungle Book (Huntington theatre), War Paint (Nederlander Theatre Broadway), and Heart Break Hotel (Broadway Playhouse). In addition to her theatrical work Stephanie is the Rental Manager at Aria Music Designs, which provides mostly non-profit theatre with affordable audio rentals. She also works as a freehand Audio 1, Audio 2, and System tech for large and mid scale corporate events, for such companies as Microsoft, Amazon, Marriott, JB Pritzker Campaign and various professional organizations. In addition she is an adjunct professor at The Theatre School at Depaul University. Stephanie is a proud Journeymen in the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 2 of Chicago.