Mehdi Raoufi

is thrilled to be directing and designing with Wheelock Family Theater for the very first time. Mehdi has worked for over a decade as a sound designer and teaching artist in the Washington, D.C. area, including Constellation Theatre Company, Faction of Fools, Imagination Stage, Artstream inclusive theatre company and Gallaudet University, just to name a few.

When not designing, Mehdi is a Career Readiness Program Specialist for Partners for Youth with Disabilities, a non-profit organization where he teaches weekly workshops focusing on vocational skills and inclusion in the workplace. Pr

In his free time, Mehdi loves live music and art, playing and creating music, and annoying his dog Coltrane. He holds a M.A. in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Expressive Arts Therapy from Lesley University as well as a B.A. in Theater with a concentration in Directing/Dramatic Literature from Christopher Newport University.