Benjamin Emerson (Sound Designer) For the last 20 years Ben Emerson has been the Sound Supervisor at the Huntington Theatre. During that time, Ben also developed a Sound Design program for Boston University’s School of Theatre, teaching and advising undergraduate and Graduate Sound Design students. Ben has designed over a dozen productions at the Huntington, as well as many shows in Boston’s small theatre community and New England regional theatres. In 2009, Ben was awarded an IRNE for Sound Design for Speakeasy Stage’s production of The Seafarer, and in 2010 he was awarded an IRNE for Sound Design for the Huntington’s production of Fences. In 2015 Ben was awarded an Elliot Norton Award for Sound Design for the Huntington’s production of The Second Girl.