Kaitlin Barnett is a sound designer and audio engineer. She is currently pursuing an MFA in Sound Design at the University of Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music. She is in her first year as a graduate student.
Originally from the Pittsburgh, PA area, she moved to Nashville and graduated with a B.S. in Audio Engineering Technology from Belmont University in 2019. Her time in school was spent working a wide variety of shows, from designing theatre productions to producing and managing student showcases.
Kaitlin has been designing and engineering for companies such as Studio Tenn, Nashville Repertory Theatre, Nashville Children’s Theatre, Street Theatre Company, Chaffin’s Barn Theatre, and Belmont University. When she is not designing, she has worked as a tour manager for a national piano artist and crew for a few local venues. She is also a member of both USITT and TSDCA. Kaitlin has been nominated for a KCACTF Region IV Festival Sound Design award and two First Night Awards for Outstanding Sound Design.
Kaitlin aspires to design for both musicals and dramas and bring stories to life through sound.