Benji Inniger

Adjunct FacultyTheatre Department

Benjamin J. Inniger is an Adjunct Faculty in the Theatre department.


  • B.A. Bethany Lutheran College in 2006 (Theater, Music)
  • M.F.A Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2010 (Theatre Arts - Sound Design)

Academic Interests

  • Sound Design
  • Music Composition
  • Music Technology
  • Theatrical Directing


  • Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)
  • American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP)
  • American Composer's Forum (ACF)


  • Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival
    • National Award for Sound Design Excellence (2007)
    • Region V Sound Design Award and Kennedy Center Fellowship (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009)
    • Regional Invited Production of Jam Jar Sonnets (2010)
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology/Northern Boundary Section
    • National Conference Fellowship (2009)


  • Biking
  • Ping Pong
  • Birdwatching
  • Musical Instruments
  • Adorable Animals
  • Cooking
  • Green Bay Packers Football


Benji has been a Bethany faculty member since 2006. Also at Bethany, Benji has designed sound and/or composed the music for over 40 productions and cowrote the musical Jam Jar Sonnets with fellow faculty member Peter Bloedel. Benji also works as a freelance composer and sound designer for video games and media projects, as well as a sound designer for theatre, recently designing at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center, Trinity Repertory Company, Brown University, and The Guthrie Theater.


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