OrpheusVR is a new operatic experience that is currently being developed by Debi Wong, Youhan Guan, Conrad Sly & Brian Topp.
This single-user experience is a new virtual take on the myth of Orpheus & Eurydice, that plays like a choose-your-own-adventure opera with musical and moral implications.
The Apocrypha Chronicles is a new podcast that uses generative storytelling and audio-drama to simultaneously depict the present-day struggles of artists navigating the closure of performance spaces and cultural activities and the hopeful future that might emerge in the wake of the 2020 pandemic. Episodes will be released weekly starting January 11.
#IndieFest is a new, Vancouver-based festival that illuminates the power of interdisciplinary and collaborative storytelling. This year, we are going digital and inviting local artists and audiences to share stories about their days in quarantine by submitting short works to a digital time capsule.
Sanctuary & Storm is a new opera by Tawnie Olson (composer) and Roberta Barker (librettist), that depicts a fictional debate between the two most powerful women in Medieval Europe: Hildegard of Bingen, the Sibyl of the Rhein and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Duchess of Aquitaine, Queen of the Normans.
JESSE – AN ASL OPERA is a workshop reading by Landon Krentz, Heather Molloy & Paula Weber resulting from a two-week experimental process that gathered Deaf and Hearing artists to explore how poetry, music, English and ASL intersect. Bi-cultural and bilingual, this experience reflects a creative process that was both riveting and uncomfortable.