Chris Pfaff produced and moderated the ‘Virtual Theatre: The Metaverse Smashes the Four Walls’ session at the VR AR Global Summit Online North America on June 3, 2021, featuring some of the leading producers of immersive theatre and dance, including: Kiira Benzing, from Double Eye Studios; Blair Russell, from Crux; Brandon Powers, from Brandon Powers Projects, and Lorne Svarc, from Technodramatists.
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The panel discussed the emergence of XR theatre production, including VR and AR integration with narrative original and adaptive works, as well as how to blend XR technologies with live and virtual audiences.
Kiira Benzing (upper left); Brandon Powers (upper middle); Blair Russell (upper right); Lorne Svarc (lower left), Chris Pfaff (lower right)
Brandon Powers shows some of ‘Queer Skins’
Kiira Benzing shows off some of ‘Finding Pandora X’
Blair Russell demos new work
Lorne Svarc demos new work
Lorne Svarc shows some of ‘AliBi’
Blair Russell introduces a new virtual world