Geoff Wiley is the co-founder of the Jalopy Theatre and School of Music. Wiley is a musician, artist, actor and teacher, from Friday Harbor, Washington. He has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. He currently leads the band Skalopy and also plays in the Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues. Wiley, with his wife Lynette, and partner Eli Smith, co-founded the Brooklyn Folk Festival. He is the founder of the Mid-Winter Jug Band Rendezvous Festival. He has acted in four plays in New York City, and many in Chicago and Washington. When not running the Jalopy Theatre, Wiley is designing children's toys, musical instruments and chasing his 3-year-old twins.