Mehdi Raoufi

(He/Him/His) is thrilled to be designing again with Wheelock Family Theater. His previous Wheelock credits include Sound Designer and Technical theatre instructor for the Teen Ensemble production of Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe, as well as sound designing and assistant directing She Kills Monsters with the virtual Teen Ensemble. 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 Outreach Coordinator for Partners for Youth with Disabilities, a non-profit organization where he helps develop internships and real-world work experiences for youth with disabilities. In his free time, Mehdi loves live music and art, playing and creating music, and 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.