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Victoria (toy) Deiorio
Combining her previous careers in acting and songwriting, Victoria Deiorio is a critically acclaimed sound designer and composer for theatre, based in Chicago.

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Podcast Interview with Victoria Deiorio
Designed By with Joanna Pena-Bickley, August 26, 2023
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Podcast Interview with Victoria Deiorio
The Backstage Creative, June 2, 2020
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Women to Watch on Broadway
Broadway Womens Fund, March 7, 2002
  To spotlight women in leadership, the Broadway Women’s Fund — Broadways first impact investment fund — is proud to announce the third annual Women to Watch on Broadway. (Direct Link)

The Backstage Creative
Krista Kopper, June 2020
  A podcast with Victoria Deiorio, who is a Chicago based sound designer. We talk about women in theater, life in academia, and the myriad of opportunities in the sound world. (Direct Link)

The Art of Theatrical Sound Design, A Practical Guide
Bloomsbury Publishing, September 2018
  Emphasizing the artistry behind the decisions made by theatrical sound designers, this guide is for anyone seeking to understand the nature of sound and how to apply it to the stage. The Art of Theatrical Sound Design allows developing artists to apply psychology, physiology, sociology, anthropology and all aspects of sound phenomenology to theatrical sound design. (Direct Link)

A Sound Designer on The (Remarkable) Encounter, January 2017
  At a moment when sound designs artistry has come into question due to the elimination of the Tony Award category, it is critically important to see a show where you simply cannot ignore the importance and potential of sound design. (Direct Link)

Is Technology in Sound Design Eroding Collaboration?, June 2015
  Sound design is a deep and thoughtful process of integration of all aspects of theatrical expression. Think of what is lost without the exchange of ideas and the depth of knowledge and experience the sound designer brings to the process. Collaborative directors and designers feed off of those thoughts from others and each one layers upon the previous one with respect to the artistry of each persons addition. If you remove one of those voices, you lose an entire layer of artistry from your production. (Direct Link)

Windy City Sound
Stage Directions, December 2014
  Chicagos sound designers have an identity as particular as their citys theatres, and both were forged together. I identify myself as a composer/sound designer. But more specifically, Im a Chicago composer/sound designer. And as Im sure that every city has its story of how sound developed in their theatres, starting my career here in the mid 90s gave me the unique perspective of the evolution of what I consider the birth of artistic sound design in Chicago. The Community Itself Chicagos theatre community is comprised of diverse artists that produce their work at theatres that vary in size… (Direct Link)

What it Means to Sound Designers to Take Away the Tony, June 12, 2014
  Last night there was an outpouring of disgust, sadness, confusion, anger, and frustration over a decision to again treat our field as though we are not as important as the rest of the team. This rush of emotion comes because this is not new to us at all. The amount of work in order to be validated by the Tony Awards as a category, which was instated in 2008, seems to have meant nothing at all if it suddenly goes away. Its not about an award. Its not about the spotlightmost of us work very hard to go unnoticed during a performance (unless we need to be noticed). Its about validation for the… (Direct Link)

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