BA, Computer Science, Lafayette College, 2004; Technical Certificate in Sound Design, Yale University, 2005; M.F.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2008. At Webster since 2008.
While at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, he designed Our Town, Noises Off, and the world premiere of The Secret Lives of Losers. Rusty's work was also heard at many theatre's across Kansas City. Some of Rusty's favorites include: In Spite of Thunder: The Macbeth Project at the Coterie Theatre, Iron Kisses, Faith Healer, and the world premiere of Right Next to Me at the Unicorn Theatre. He recently designed sound for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival's production of Othello, where he also serves as the chief audio engineer. In addition to being on faculty of Webster University's Conservatory, Rusty will also serve as resident Sound Designer for The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis.