Danny Rockett

Danny Rockett has performed on Broadway, radio and television in a career in music and theatre spanning over 2 decades. A composer, whose work has been featured on numerous stages, films, tv shows and music halls, Rockett has primarily written for theatre, radio, and rock bands. Rockett plays multiple instruments and is an accomplished producer, teacher and musical director whose work can be heard on dozens of albums in a plethora of musical styles. With a humorous and unorthodox approach, Rockett attempts to reinvent the art of sound production with every new challenge and endeavor. In 2016, Rockett brought home the Jeff Award for his Sound Design for Trap Door’s production of How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients.

 Jarring extremes seep into Danny Rockett’s ominous but playful sound design” Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls. – Gwen Purdom, Time Out Chicago

Danny Rockett

Chicago Reader names Trap Door Theatre as runner up for Best Off Loop Theatre Company! Best of Chicago 2018

Time Out Chicago recognizes Trap Door as one of the best storefront theatres in the city!

Trap Door welcomes
New Resident Director: Monica Payne
and New Resident Sound Designer: Danny Rockett

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