Wiley is an award winning actor, movement coach, producer, and queer vegetarian inhabitant of our beautiful planet. They are currently based in Los Angeles on the unceded land of the Tongva, Kith, Gabrielinos, and Gabrieleños. While growing up in Seattle (on traditional land of the Coast Salish people, including the Duwamish people past and present), Wiley discovered their love of theatrics at seven years old when stepping on stage for the first time to play John Darling in Peter Pan. Since then he has gone on to perform across the country and internationally.
Wiley has worked on Off-Broadway, Showtime, HBO, Travel Channel, Netflix, Amazon, Universal Studios, and Hulu productions. He is affiliated with the Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre Company, SITI Theatre Company (an avid Suzuki & Viewpoints practitioner), and The Groundlings. Wiley earned his BFA in Theatre from NYU's Tisch School of Drama; he studied practical aesthetics with the Atlantic Theatre Company, Elizabethan & Jacobean drama at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, and musical theatre performance at New Studio on Broadway.
Wiley is a director at the Youth Academy of Dramatic Arts (YADA) in LA & an instructor with Village Theatre; in addition to his current role on the managing team of the Hollywood Fringe Festival.
"I am especially passionate about mythic stories, shared through collaborating forms of artistic expression, that celebrate empathy, responsibility, and ultimately action." - Wiley
What People Say about Wiley...
"Wiley acts with a quality of ease and I see him bringing so many dynamic aspects of himself to the stage."
- Jacquelyn Landgraf, Atlantic Theatre Company.
"Wiley lights up the stage, using his innate sense of comedic timing to create a joyous and energetic performance."
- The Beachcomber News, in a review of Wiley's performance as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors.
"He reminds me of my grandmother."
- Someone who also said I'm a "extremely talented and hard working professional" but this is what stuck with me...