Thought Experiments on the Question of Being Human
a festival of original plays, created by scientist/playwright teams, examining the question
of what it means to be human in light of current developments in science and technology
Pacific Science Center - October 12, 13, 14, 2018
Infinity Box Theatre Project is proud to present its 6th annual "Thought Experiments on the Question of Being Human" at Pacific Science Center in conjunction with the "What is Reality" Experience Mashup. This year our theme is "Living in Multiple Realities."
This year’s plays are:
"Measures of Perception" by Darian Lindle. Directed by K Brian Neel
Featuring: Alyssa Kay and Sherif Amin.
"Love in the Cave" by Jane Ryan. Directed by Wiley Basho Gorn
Featuring: Harry Todd Jamieson, Miranda Bumstead and Taigé Lauren.
"Augmented Roommates" by L Nicol Cabe. Directed by Emily Harvey
Featuring: Queenelle Gazmen, Minna Lee and Kinsey Lahn.
"Oh, Grandfather" by Wayne Rawley. Directed by Meghan Arnette
Featuring: Skye C. Stephenson, Marena Kleinpeter and Michael Blum.
This year our scientist/playwright pairs are:
Jane Ryan and Mar Gonzales Franco, Ph.D., whose research tries to achieve strong immersive experiences using different disciplines;
Darian Lindle and Max Di Luca, Ph.D., a researcher who uses psychophysical experiments and computational modeling to understand how human perception works;
L. Nicol Cabe and Franziska Roesner, Ph.D. whose research focuses on computer security and privacy; and
Wayne Rawley and Laura Trutoiu, Ph.D. a domain expert in virtual and mixed reality.