Scott Edwards
McKnight Theater Artist Fellow
Jordan, MN
Biography

Sound designer Scott W. Edwards grew up in the Minneapolis theater scene. Right out of high school he interned for two years at The Children's Theatre Company's lighting and sound departments and then went on to become CTC's resident sound designer for the next eight years. He was then hired by the Guthrie Theater as their resident sound designer and has spent the past 21 years at the Guthrie designing 140 productions and working with artists from all over the world. He was also responsible for desigining the audio systems in the Guthrie's new three theater complex which opened in 2006. He has worked with many theaters in the Twin Cities, such as Penumbra Theatre, Mixed Blood Theatre, Illusion Theatre, The Ordway Theater and The Jungle Theatre and many regional theaters around the country. He was also a founding member of Myron Johnson's Ballet of the Dolls and the live sound engineer and production manager for Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. Recently his work on Mark Rylance's and Louis Jenkins' Nice Fish premiered in London's West End.