Josh Loar is a Charcoalblue Senior Consultant providing audiovisual design, consultation and leadership

Josh Loar

Senior Consultant

Josh provides audiovisual design, consultation, and leadership on theatre, music venue, and museum/gallery projects.



Josh has 20 years’ experience designing sound and video systems for theatres, concert halls, festivals, galleries, theme parks, corporate events and installations, and other spaces and events. He has served as a Professor of Practice in Sound Design at Michigan Technological University, Lecturer and Sound Supervisor at Yale Repertory Theatre/Yale School of Drama, Audio and Communications System Designer for Walters-Storyk Design Group, Audio, Video, Control Systems Designer for The Producers Group, AV Engineer for Technical Multimedia Design Inc, and the founding technical director and head engineer for Le Poisson Rouge, NYC. He has designed systems for every kind of event space, and has designed large distributed systems for a wide range of installations. He is the author of The Sound System Design Primer (Routledge, 2019).

Production Credits: Shanghai Disney Resort; Lotte World (S. Korea); Yale Repertory Theatre/Yale School of Drama; Michigan Technological University; Le Poisson Rouge, NYC; Galapagos Art Space; California Shakespeare Theatre; SF Mime Troupe; etc.

Supporting the industry internationally since 2004

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise: International Trade 2020 UK Theatre Tonic ITEAC Theatres Trust Theatre Communications Group
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