Jeffrey Nils Gardner

Nils Gardner, Jeffrey

Jeffrey Nils Gardner is a director and sound artist whose creative practice involves immersive narrative worlds, queer identities, contrapuntal voices, and small moments between fictional and real people. They are the Executive Producer and Founder of HartLife NFP which produced the eight season award winning audio drama podcast Our Fair City and the critically acclaimed Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery.

They also spent ten years in various positions both educational and technical at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry, and they were an instructor in the theatre department at Kenyon College in Ohio. Jeffrey earned a Masters in Sound Arts and Industries from Northwestern University.