Sadah Espii Proctor (she/hers/Espii) is an XR director and sound/media designer for theatre, audio storytelling, and immersive experiences. She was recognized by American Theatre Magazine for multimedia storytelling in the "Six Theatre Artists to Know" series, and she also received the Barrymore Award for Outstanding Media Design. Her work encompasses global stories of women, social issues, and the African Diaspora, often with an Afrofuturist/Cyberpunk lens. She is also a facilitator of the Radio Roots Writers Group (The Parsnip Ship). She received her M.F.A. in Performance and Interactive Media Arts from Brooklyn College and is a proud alumna of Virginia Tech.
Her VR documentary, Girl Icon, was part of Oculus’ VR For Good 2.0 and premiered at SXSW, Tribeca, Beijing, Women Deliver, Sheffield Doc/Fest (Best Digital Narrative nomination), Transilvania, Guanajuato, and other international festivals. It was also exhibited at the National Civil and Human Rights Center in Atlanta, GA, and made the Forbes List for Top XR Experiences of 2019.
Composer: Preface of a Gray (The Cube, 150 multi-channel speaker system), Gemini (laptop orchestra).
Sound Design: Drift-LA (Crooked Grin Productions), They Call Me Asylum Seeker (Ado Ato Pictures), The Invisible Hand, The Silt Verses.