About Me

Robert Hornbostel is a sound designer, audio/visual technician, and theatrical technical hacker based out of Chicago, IL. 

Robert specializes in creating immersive and detail oriented Sound Design, in reaction to his surroundings, representative of the world and scope of a given production. Sound Design is more than Doorbells and Dog barks, it is a chance to connect an audience to a world unseen; from a fundamental level of involvement in the storytelling of a piece. Robert strives to work with interesting people in a collaborative sense to tell unique and specific story that effects the audience on a deep level of understanding. 

Design Resume


Tech CV

Current Works!

The Gulf – About Face Theater – January 2020

Wake Up Brother Bear – Chicago Children’s Theater – January 2020

Sophisticated Ladies – Porchlight Music Theater – January 2020

Whisper House – Black Button Eyes Productions – January 2020

Upcoming Productions

Freaky Friday – Porchlight Music Theater – April 2020

Poisoned: A Snow White Rock Opera – Pan Flute Productions – April 2020

Loki: End of the World Tour – Lifeline Theater – May 2020

Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Cardinal Stage Theater – May 2020

Contact me!

E-Mail Me! @ rjhornb@gmail.com

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