Olivia Wheeler

Last updated: September 7, 2022

Olivia Wheeler is a mixed-race, Chinese Canadian sound designer, composer, and multi-disciplinary artist. She is a recent graduate of the University of Victoria with a degree in theatre and minor in music. Her work specializes in sound design, composition, technical theatre, immersive performance design and puppetry.

Recent theatre design credits include associate sound design for The Three Women of Swatow (Tarragon Theatre), sound design for It’ll Come to Me (Theatre SKAM), and production design for The Fates, End of Term and Backliners (Theatre SKAM). Audio credits include sound design for Liberated Feminist Futures (Nightwood Theatre), Ganga’s Ganja (Red Betty Theatre), and Knife Skills (Blue Jaye Productions), and composition and sound editing for the podcasts A Slice of PI and Patchworks. Her upcoming work includes assistant sound design for Every Little Nookie, Hamlet-911, 1939 (Stratford Festival).

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Stages of Transformation

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