Bill Keays holds a MSc in Media Arts and Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts Summa Cum Laude and a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Ottawa, Canada. His early professional experience in the IT industry was fused with his artistic practice in sculpture and photography into a career as an interactive media artist-technologist. This was put into practice at the Fantastic Corporation, a multimedia start-up based in Switzerland, where he founded and managed a new media Research and Prototyping unit; and later as Creative Director of Virtango, a body-centric interactive media design company. Prior to joining Verity Studios he was Science and Technology Advisor at Cirque du Soleil, where he developed special projects that channel new technologies into productions. In his current role at Verity Studios, he undertakes the role of creative production director bringing drone swarm performances to life on the stage.
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