Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Introduction to Immersive Performance Workshop

Introduction to Immersive Performance Workshop from Sleep No More and And Then She Fell's TAYLOR MYERS
Saturday, November 25, 12PM-4PM
at Strawdog Theatre Company, 1802 W Berenice Ave, Chicago IL 60613
(Irving Park Brown Line, Damen/Ashland Buses | Limited off street parking available)

The Introduction to Immersive Performance workshop is designed to help performers and creators begin to understand a host of tactics employed to engage audience members without the separation provided by a fourth wall. Participants can expect to spend time exploring depth of touch, physical energetic manipulation/transfer, audience navigation, immersive world building, magnetism and authority, and inception/mental manipulation. We will work with group audience flow, control, and herd patterns as well as one-on-one audience engagement. Expect to move, explore, and be bold! Only 13 more spots available as of 4:00PM on 10/31.
Register at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10217870
Participants - $65 | Observers - $25

TAYLOR MYERS is a performer and director based in New York City. He fell headlong into immersive theater in 2012 and co-founded Roll The Bones Theatre Co. to design large scale immersive work at non-traditional times and places. He has performed with Punchdrunk in Sleep No More, Third Rail Projects in Then She Fell and The Grand Paradise, and also served as co-director of Paradiso, a state-of-the-art immersive escape room. Directing shows from sunrise to the witching hour, from a Bronx cemetery to a 500 year old Irish castle, his most recent work includes both an immersive experience and a feature film called Hamlet in the Golden Vale. _____________

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