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Michael Wheeler

Artistic Director of SpiderWebShow Performance

Michael is Artistic Director of SWS Performance, a digitally-engaged online theatre company that operates out of The Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts in Kingston, Ontario, which serves as a venue and laboratory for SWS experiments, performances, and presentations. Most recently Michael directed the live-streamed production of Darrah Teitel’s Behaviour at GCTC in Ottawa. A graduate of the MFA theatre program at Harvard University, he holds teaching and research appointments at Queen’s University.

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Digital + Live Performance
Essay

Digital + Live Performance

Exploring the Present and the Future

6 June 2019

In the lead-up to HowlRound’s Digital + Performance Convening, Michael Wheeler and Sydney Skybetter chatted, via Slack, about some of the big questions artists are faced with as they contemplate the connection between theatre and technology.