Apples And Oranges Arts Proclaims Spring 2021 Theater Accelerator Cohort


Making use of the mannequin that accelerates know-how start-ups, the ACCELERATOR program at POMMES ET ORANGES ARTS theater treats storytellers like founders, creating a possibility to work together with consultants in storytelling, manufacturing, financing, distribution and enterprise of the present.

Within the New Version of Actuality, storytellers discover how XR applied sciences could be utilized to develop, rehearse and / or distribute musicals. Apples and Oranges Arts promotes these applied sciences to assist create and ship new stay musicals, whereas concurrently searching for to enrich and speed up the return of stay theater. Collaborating groups are given know-how to help them of their experimentation and investigation, in addition to entry to a few of the greatest professionals within the rising area.

The category focuses on figuring out viewers suitability, tradition, branding, and understanding market potential in relation to historical past, and allows artists from around the globe to take part collectively no matter bodily limitations. . This system runs from March 22 to April 2 and contains a mixture of panel discussions, papers, lectures and shows from consultants within the fields of leisure, know-how and investing. Theater ACCELERATOR culminates with “Sing Tank”, a possibility for members to current their initiatives to veterans of the theater and the tech business.

Mentors for the ACCELERATOR theater embody producers Deborah Barrera and Donna Lynn Hilton, director and technologist Stephanie Riggs, investor Frank Kavanaugh, proprietor and founding father of Tremendous Superior Associates Jim Glaub, area media teacher Tyler Heaton, the multidisciplinary researcher Dr Amma Y. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin, music author Jason Ma, vice chairman at Disneyland for Disney Reside Leisure Matt Conover and digital actuality performers Ashley Marie Samudio and Tyrick Wiltez Jones.

The next initiatives will take part within the Spring 2021 cohort of the ACCELERATOR Theater – New Actuality Version:

  • ABSOLUTE ZERO (guide and lyrics by Dorie Clark, music by Marie Incontrera)

  • ALICE’S WONDERLAND – A HIP HOP MUSICAL ADVENTURE (guide, music and lyrics by J Quinton Johnson and Julia Riew, story by David Coffman and Linda Chichester)

  • SHAPESHIFTERS (guide, music and lyrics by Fact Bachman, directed and developed by Zhailon Levingston)

  • SEEDS (guide, music and lyrics by Adam Gubman)

  • THE CONSOLING MECHANISM (guide, music and lyrics by Joshua Franklin)

  • WHISPER DARKLY (music and lyrics by Andrew Gerle, guide and extra lyrics by DJ Salisbury)

For extra data on Theater ACCELERATOR – New Actuality Version and our present roster of mentors, go to

At Apples and Oranges Arts, we search to assist artists by offering an academic platform for storytellers to be taught to turn into artistic entrepreneurs and self-advocates.


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