College of Arts and Humanities
Robert Dagit

Robert Dagit, M.F.A.

Robert Dagit is the Resident Sound Designer/ Engineer and Advisor for the Sound Design and Technology program at Theatre UCF. He has recently worked for Playmakers Repertory as their Resident Sound Designer/Engineer. He has also worked at such theatres as Triad Stage, Stage One: Family Theatre, Parkland Theatre, Music Theatre Louisville, Station Theatre, Centerstage -¬‐ Baltimore, University of Findlay theatre, New Harmony Theatre and Lincoln Amphitheatre. He also has done events work with Creative Visions, Assembly Hall (Champaign), and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Favorite designs include Mary’s Wedding, An Enemy of the People, Into the Woods; Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike; Assassins; Love Alone; Surviving Twin, Cabaret, (Playmakers Repertory Company); The Mountaintop (Triad Stage); My Fair Lady, Guys and Dolls (New Harmony Theatre); Nunsense (Parkland Theatre); Young Playwrights Festival (CenterStage‐Baltimore); Ain’t Misbehavin’, Big: The Musical (Music Theater Louisville); Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat (Stage One: Family Theatre); La Calisto (University of Illinois Opera); The Ionesco Pair, The African Company Presents Richard III (University of Illinois Theatre); An Evening with Sutton Foster (Berkshire Theatre Festival); Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Armory Free Theatre); Ellnora: the Guitar Festival (Krannert Center for the Performing Arts); and the world premiere of My Ántonia (Station Theatre). In his limited free time, he can be found soldering new Audio snakes or playing fetch with his dog. He holds a BA in Psychology and Theatre Arts with a specialization in lighting and Sound from the University of Southern Indiana and an MFA in Sound Design and Technology form the University of Illinois: Urbana/Champaign. Member of Alpha Psi Omega: Omicron Phi Cast


  • M.F.A. in Sound Design and Technology from University of Illinois: Urbana/Champagin (2012)
  • B.A. in Psychology and Theatre Arts: Sound/Lights from University of Southern Indiana (2007)


Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10996 TPA3265C Sound Design for Theatre Ⅰ Face2Face Tu,Th 3:00PM - 4:50PM Not Online
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No courses found for Fall 2018.

No courses found for Summer 2018.

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11046 TPA3265C Sound Design for Theatre Ⅰ Face2Face Tu,Th 3:00PM - 4:50PM Available

University Course Catalog Description

Introduction to Sound Design for the Theatre.

 Course Overview

Sound Design is an introductory course designed to stimulate understanding of both the aesthetic and technical aspects of sound and sound design. Students will be introduced to listening exercises, the properties of sound, sound-reproducing equipment, music and sound construction for dramatic material, etc. to establish a fundamental skill set to be able to create a realized Sound Design for the Stage.

 Course Objectives

By the end of the course, you will establish fundamental building blocks to various Sound Designer and develop the tools to function as a Sound Designer for UCF Theatre.

 Course Prerequisites

BFA Design and Technology or Stage Management Major and “C” (2.0) or better in TPA 2220c – Stage Electronics, THE 2305 – Script Analysis for the Theatre, TPA 2000C – Design Basics, and TPA 4250C – CADD for theatre; or by Special Permission. 

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
81543 TPA2220C Stage Electronics Face2Face Tu,Th 12:00PM - 1:20PM Available

University Course Catalog Description

Introduction to electronics for the stage, including electricity, lighting equipment, Audio equipment and Projection Equipment.

Course Overview

This course will give you a basic knowledge of electrical theory and safety, a foundational knowledge of the physics of light and the equipment used in theatrical lighting, a foundational knowledge of the physics of sound and the equipment used in theatrical sound and video.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to function as a member of a lighting or sound crew for installs, troubleshooting, and strike. You will also have a general understanding of electrical theory and safety.

Updated: May 22, 2018

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