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Leo Chavolla

Leo Chavolla is a theatre and music artist specializing in sound design and engineering. Chavolla seeks to use his formal and informal musical training to create meaningful sound environments. His sound design for the play Dr. Faustus earned him a fellowship at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre National Festival in 2024.

Leo has had the privilege of performing a wide variety of roles. Recent highlights include bass trombonist for the Isthmus Brass, third trombonist for the La Crosse Jazz Orchestra, sound designer for Dr. Faustus at UW-La Crosse, and lead electrician for The Wolves at UW-La Crosse.



2020-2024 University of Wisconsin La Crosse - Bachelor of Arts: Music Performance Major, Art Minor, Theatre Technology & Design Minor

2017-2019 Minnesota State College Southeast - Prototype Engineering Certificate

Employment Highlights

2021-Present Systems technician and manufacturing technician at Commercial AV Systems and Interstate Sound, La Crosse, WI.

Summer 2023 Lighting Designer, Master Electrician, and House Manager at Birch Creek Music Performance Center, Egg Harbor, WI.

2022-2023 Show Band Director for Onalaska High School's Hilltopper and Express Show Choirs, Onalaska, WI.

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