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Interactive Theater

Postby sara farr » October 12th, 2012, 4:46 pm

Hey AIC,

Who in the community does "Interactive Theater" -- like on location performing and interacting with audiences? I know of these three orgs:

The Dinner Detective

Capital City Mystery Players (@ Cool River Cafe & on the Hill Country Flyer)

Heroic Interactive Theater (or is this "LARP" -- which is different)

I think "Scare for the Cure" counts, but it's only once a year. I'm MORE interested in established groups/troupes/companies.

Do you know others? Do YOU perform with these groups?
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Postby sara farr » October 13th, 2012, 1:57 pm

Tonight I'm going to "Scare for the Cure" -- an interactive haunted adventure out in Manor, TX.


I know it's been in the works since at least June (maybe even last year?). My friends and I bought RED tickets, meaning we will more than likely get bloody, muddy, and messed up.

Any of you IN this "show"? Are you not allowed to say??

LOL (hystarically)
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Postby JustThatRon » October 22nd, 2012, 8:38 am

The Darkness, which was at TNM was interactive theater.

I think there will be plans to do more, but when is another question. The impression I got was that it was positively received, so the potential for another is good.

Postby Rev. Jordan T. Maxwell » October 22nd, 2012, 9:00 am

Live Nude Improv. highly interactive. sometimes detrimentally so. ;)
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Postby heckleher » October 22nd, 2012, 12:10 pm

Dream Cabinet just opened at Eponymous Garden (prod. by Salvage Vanguard) and the Exchange Artists also do site-specific work? I think a lot of theater companies like to play with site-specific, interactive and environmental work - but it can be very expensive to produce.

I'll be curating Frontera Fringe Festival's Mi Casa Es Su Teatro event in February bee-tee-dubs! It's a site-specific day fest of short works performed by artists in their houses, studios and other alternative venues. More info on that soon :)
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Postby B. Tribe » October 22nd, 2012, 12:22 pm

I'm in Dinner Detective. It's pretty awesome.
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