Sten’s sound designs were last heard in the West End on Hair at the Gielgud theatre while he was a partner in Acme Sound Partners. Acme designed over thirty Broadway shows earning five Tony nominations and four Drama Desk awards. He represented the partnership on Broadway shows and U.S. tours including Hair, In the Heights, The Motherf**ker with the Hat, Merchant of Venice, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and Avenue Q. Other New York credits include seven seasons at the New York Shakespeare Festival’s Delacorte theatre, The Total Bent and Venice at the Public Theatre. U.S. Regional credits include Fallaci at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Family Album at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, No Place to Go at Two River Theatre, Moon for the Misbegotten at Great Lakes Theatre Festival, and six seasons on the Lowell Davies Festival theatre at San Diego’s Old Globe. Sten has taught sound design at the Yale School of Drama and New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts. He is currently the Sound Director at The Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis where, in addition to managing the sound department, he has designed various productions including Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Last Stop on Market Street, Matilda the Musical, The Sneetches, and Akeelah and the Bee, which transferred to Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage.