AsidesLive Symposium:
Site-Specific and Immersive Theatre
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Dec 04 2012

AsidesLive Symposium:
Site-Specific and Immersive Theatre

In the Sidney Harman Hall Forum


$15 regular, $10 subscriber, $5 student

Over the centuries theatre spaces have transformed and in the 21st century many artists are rethinking where theatrical work can be seen. Join us during the run of The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart for this in-depth look at site-specific, immersive theatre and non-traditional theatre spaces. Featuring conversations on the work of the National Theatre of Scotland, the Capital Fringe Festival, dog & pony dc, Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More and the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

The discussion will feature Arnold Aronson, author of Looking into the Abyss: Essays on Scenography,  Julianne Brienza, Executive Director of the Capital Fringe Festival, Katie Fleming, immersive artist and former Props Manager of Sleep No More NY,  Rachel Grossman, Ring Leader of dog & pony dc, Kathryn Hamilton, Artistic Director Sister Sylvester, Ryan Holladay, New Media Curator at Artisphere, member of musical group Bluebrain, Chris Jennings, Managing Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, Liam Kaas-Lentz, Professor Georgetown University, ensemble member of Sojourn Theatre and moderated by Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Professor of Theatre at Howard University and Hannah Hessel, STC's Audience Enrichment Manager.