Jeffrey Nils Gardner

Audio Producer/Director/Artist

Jeffrey is an audio producer and director living and working in Chicago, IL.  They are best known as the Executive Producer of Our Fair City and Unwell, a Midwestern Gothic Mystery, audio fiction podcasts produced by HartLife NFP.  Since its founding, HartLife NFP has been lauded in the audio drama world, winning awards and critical acclaim for its dynamic acting, incisive writing, and high level of production.   They have extensive experience as an audio producer and designer for dance, theatre, and podcasts.

Jeffrey's Chicago stage credits include Sideshow Theatre, New Leaf Theatre, Eclipse theatre, the Steppenwolf Garage, Collaboraction, WildClaw theatre’s Deathscribe festival, and the Chicago Fringe Festival, among others.  They are a former adjunct instructor in the theatre department at Kenyon College, Marketing Coordinator for Collaboraction, and Operations Coordinator for the Museum of Science and Industry of Chicago.



Photographer: Sebastian Orr Photography