Patrick Calhoun grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina and attended Greensboro College for undergraduate work where he received a B.S. in Technical Theatre. He completed graduate studies in Sound Design at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Patrick is an east coast based Sound Designer living in New York City, working in Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Regional Theatres around the country. Prior to living in New York, he spent 4 years in Washington DC, working with companies including Woolly Mammoth, Folger Theatre, Center Stage, Theatre J, The Hub Theatre, Roundhouse Theatre, Kennedy Center, Anacostia Playhouse, No Rules Theatre Company, Step Afrika!, The National Gallery of Art, Dance Exchange and others. For the 2012-2013 season he received the Kennedy Center's Kenan Fellowship for the arts in Sound Design. Additionally, he has worked with Barrington Stage Company, Delaware REP, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Triad Stage, Utah Shakespeare Festival, The Utah Festival Opera, Theatre West Virginia, Burning Coal Theatre, JHE Production Group, among others. In fall of 2010 Patrick taught at Greensboro College as Professor in Sound Design and designed as a guest artist. He has also worked with other Universities as a guest artist including The University of Maryland College Park, The University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catholic University of America, and Montgomery College.
Outside of work, Patrick enjoys traveling, listening to music, bringing down the house in karaoke, writing poetry, making music, and painting in acrylic. He is an outdoor enthusiast and loves camping, hiking, and rock climbing.