Richard Woodbury is a composer, sound designer and educator working in theater, dance and media arts. His career has spanned a wide variety of musical endeavors including, in his early teens, a rock band in Pakistan; jazz bands, new music ensembles, and forays into electronic music while in college in Minnesota; over a decade as an accompanist for dance and, over thirty years as a Chicago-based composer and sound designer for theatre and dance. Since 1980 Richard has served as Music Director at the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago where he is an Associate Professor and “Distinguished Faculty Artist”. In 2012 Richard was named "Resident Sound Designer" at Chicago's renowned Goodman Theatre.