Michael Wheeler

Michael Wheeler

Assistant Professor

Directing, Acting, Arts Leadership, Interactive Performance


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Michael Wheeler is Director of Artistic Research at SpiderWebShow Performance, Canada’s first live digital performance company. He was previously Executive Director and Transformation Designer of Generator, a mentoring, teaching, and innovation incubator in Toronto that empowers independent artists, producers and leaders. He has also been a curator of The Freefall Festival with The Theatre Centre, curator of HATCH emerging artist projects with Harbourfront Centre, and an Intern Director at The Shaw Festival.

Michael is a Co-Curator of FOLDA (The Festival of Live Digital Art) occurring annually in June at The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts. Directing credits include Behaviour at GCTC, Objections to Sex and Violence at Artscape Sandbox, Rifles at NSTF, and You Should Have Stayed Home National Tour. He holds a BA (distinction) from McGill University and a MFA from The American Repertory Theatre/ Moscow Art Theatre Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard University.