KU Theatre student Kayleigh Shaffer wins national award for sound design work

Kayleigh Shaffer
Kayleigh Shaffer. Photo courtesy of KU Department of Theatre & Dance

Johnson County native Kayleigh Shaffer, a University of Kansas junior studying theatre design, has received a First Place National award for Sound Design at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Shaffer received the top recognition for her work on “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” a large-scale and complex production that was part of KU’s University Theatre 2018-19 season. The festival took place April 15-20 in Washington, D.C.