Bonnie Bogovich always has her fingers in a plethora of audio pies! As a sound designer, she has spent over a decade designing audio on a variety of award-winning educational products, virtual and augmented reality simulations, interactive experiences, audio plays, and theme park attractions including "I Expect You To Die," Sea World's "Race For The Beach," Legendary's "Annihilator," Earplay's "Jurassic World Revealed," KQMP's "At The Tone," and the upcoming multiplayer Horror VR title "HUSH: In Search of Dominic Ward."

Also an active vocal artist, her voice can be heard in games like "Pathfinder: Kingmaker," "Death and Taxes," "Water Bears," and "Wasteland 3," audio dramas and radio plays like "Codename Blank," "Mandible Judy," Cryptic Canticles' "The Dracula Radioplay Experience," and "The Call of the Flame: An Audio Play," and as a recording artist singer/vocalist on a variety of video game soundtracks and tribute albums. She regularly performs with a variety of live and virtual operatic, choral, and musical ensembles, and she co-created and produced the original productions "Evenings in Quarantine: The Zombie Opera" as well as "Super Smash Opera" and its sequel "Aria Kart."

Bonnie has served on the boards and committees for a variety of organizations including The National Audio Theatre Festivals, Great Lake Film Association, Pittsburgh Savoyards, Game Audio Network Guild, and the Interactive Audio Special Interest Group. She has been judged for Spillprisen, IGF, Indiecade, and the GLFA, worked as an audio textbook proposal reviewer for Focal Press and has spoken at events such as AES, MAGfest, GameSoundCon, SXSW Gaming, VGMtogether, PAX South, PAX Dev, Confluence, and Game Developers Conference. She has lectured at Berklee School of Music, Duquesne University, Teknofonic, Game Worlds Camp, CMU, she was formerly an adjunct professor audio for games and animation at the Art Institute of Austin, she is now an adjunct professor of Composition in Media at Duquesne University, Mary Pappert School of Music.

Bonnie runs her audio production studio, BlackCatBonifide LLC, in Austin, Texas.


  • M.S., Duquesne University
  • B.M., Duquesne University

Areas of Expertise

  • Composition
  • Sound Design
  • Recording
  • Voice Acting
  • Vocalist (Performance)

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