Michael Backhaus

Lecturer in Sound Design and Technical Design and Production & Sound Supervisor

Michael Backhaus is the Sound Supervisor for Yale School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre. He has worked as a Production Manager, FOH Mix Engineer, and Monitor Engineer for artists including Ani DiFranco, Manhattan Transfer, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, McCoy Tyner Quartet, Stanley Clarke, David Sanborn, Keb’ Mo’, Dr. John, Eric Johnson, Tower of Power, War, and many others. Mike earned his BA in music from Stony Brook University (2009) and his MFA in technical design and production from Yale School of Drama (2013).