Theatre FaculyM. Anthony “Tony” Reimer’s award-winning compositions and sound designs have been heard in venues across the country and internationally for over 25 years. He has a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University, a Master’s in Computer Music and New Media from Northern Illinois University and is pursuing a doctorate in Music Composition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His passion is designing sound effects and writing music for live theatre, film, video games and interactive experiences. In addition to an active freelance career in theatrical sound design, Tony previously served as the audio director and composer for Mutiny Games, a software company building video games and interactive software. He has designed and implemented several interactive installations and data sonification projects at the Krannert Art Museum and the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Champaign-Urbana, IL. Currently, Tony teaches sound design courses and advises student designers in the UIUC Theater department. He is also a researcher at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. At NCSA, he works on software projects that aid collaborative efforts among artists, including things such as a framework for collaborative development of multi-user virtual worlds, audience interaction technology through the use of mobile devices, and support for telematic performances. A complete list of works and other materials can be found at: http://www.toneguy.net/about.html.

 

Email: reimer2@illinois.edu