SINAN REFIK ZAFAR is a New York based sound designer and composer. His recent work includes What the Constitution Means to Me (NYTW, Berkeley Rep, Clubbed Thumb); What To Send Up When It Goes Down, And She Would Stand Like This (The Movement Theatre Company); Jump (Playmakers Rep); peerless (Yale Repertory Theater); Hamlet (Waterwell), The Wolves, The Legend of Georgia McBride, Detroit, Intimate Apparel (TheatreSquared); We are Proud to Present (Yale Dramat), Detroit (TheatreSquared), Richard in 9 Poses (Clubbed Thumb), Midsummer (Tiltyard), Macbeth (d. Will Frears) and Lindsey Ferrentino’s Amy and the Orphans (Carlotta Festival of New Plays). Other regional credits include O, Fallen One (Curly Cue & Co); Blood Knot (Lounge Theatre), Woyzeck (Illyrian Players); Julius Caesar (Griot Theatre of the West Valley). He holds an MFA from the Yale School of Drama and a BA in Drama with honors in sound design from the University of California, Irvine.
My goal as an artist is to use sound as a gateway to make art accessible to the masses. Humans have a natural sense of music and rhythm, which I utilize to draw audiences into a specific text, work, or other creative project.