Michael Kiley

Michael Kiley is a sound designer, composer, performer and educator working in dance, theatre, and public installation. Original works include Close Music for Bodies (’17 FringeArts Festival), The Empty Air, Animina, and Grindstone Devotional (GPS controlled soundwalks via iTunes, Google), As the Eyes of the Seahorse (HERE Arts Center), Kuerner Sounds (Brandywine River Museum), and With Happiness for You, World (American Composers Forum/Mural Arts). Theatrical collaborations include Mr. Burns (Wilma Theatre), The Christians (Bristol Riverside Theatre), Ludic Proxy (The Play Co.), Saint Joan, Heisenberg (Delaware Theatre Company), As You Like It, Hamlet, R&G Are Dead (The Acting Company), John, Stinky Cheese Man (Arden Theatre Company), Rizzo (Philadelphia Theatre Company), The Gap (Azuka Theatre), The Invisible Hand, Completeness, The Aliens (Theatre Exile). Dance collaborations include Thank You for Coming: Attendance (Faye Driscoll), Otro Teatro (luciana achugar), The Garden (Nichole Canuso Dance Company), Takes (NCDC & Lars Jan), Only Sleeping (SubCircle with Geoff Sobelle), The Shame Symposium, The Vulgar Early Works (Chelsea and Magda). His work has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, The Independence Foundation, The Wyncote Foundation, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and FringeArts. Michael is a four time nominee and two time winner of The Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. He also teaches his own voice practice, Personal Resonance. His work has been called “essential sound design” by the Huffington Post, and “dramatic and beguiling” by The New York Times. Please visit www.michaelkiley.com and www.themuralandthemint.com to hear more of Michael’s work.