Jonathan Snipes is a composer and sound designer, specializing in electro-acoustic music and musique concrète; bridging the gap between music and sound design. Equally at home in academic and commercial settings, his work has been heard in theater, film, television, and video games. He holds an MFA in theater sound design from UCLA's school of Theater, Film, and Television. On screen, his music has been heard in Mask of the Ninja (Spike TV, 2008), Reversion (Sundance Festival, 2008), Snakes on a Plane (New Line Cinema, 2006), Room 237 (Sundance Festival, 2012), Step Up 3D (Touchstone, 2010), The Office (NBC, 2005-present), The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox, 2007-present), Battlestar Galactica (SciFi, 2004-2009), and Meteor: Path to Destruction (NBC, 2009). On the stage, his work has been featured in Meditations on Virginity (National Theater in Warsaw, Poland, 2004) Nocturne (Black Dahlia Theater, 2004), Crumble (Moving Arts, 2005), Belfast Blues (Off-Broadway, 2004), and Sock & Shoe (Actors Gang, 2009). He has contributed music and sound design to the games "Dark Void" (Capcom, 2010), "Socom 4" (Sony, 2011), and "Resistance 3" (Insomniac, 2011). As “Captain Ahab”, Jonathan has written and recorded numerous albums for the record labels Deathbomb Arc (Los Angeles), Dual Plover (Australia), and Cock Rock Disco (Berlin). He has performed at some of the premier venues and festivals for electronic and music in the world including The Smell, The Echo, and the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, Dour and Dissonant Festivals in Belgium, Bangface in London, Club Transmedial in Berlin, La Gaité Lyrique in Paris, Camp A Low Hum in New Zealand, and The Golden Pudel in Hamburg. He is a founding member and resident composer of Three Chairs Theater Company. From 2003-2006, Jonathan was the resident sound designer at Los Angeles' “Black Dahlia” theater. From 2008-2010, he taught theater sound design at UCLA and Culver City High School's Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. He has given lectures at the California State University of Los Angeles, Pinnacle College, and the Rhodopi International Theater Laboratory in Smolyan, Bulgaria.