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Experience Theatre Project was founded with the belief that new, modern theater consists of innovation, immersion, and imagination.
We strive to create a unique and inventive theater-going experience by bringing audience members into the moment through a collaboration of creative writers, performers, musicians, technology, digital media, and the community. We aspire to produce a wide-ranging repertoire which will encourage the audience to not simply observe a play, but essentially feel as though they are an integral part of the performance (the experience). Our eclectic approach celebrates new voices, inspires and challenges audiences of all ages, and explores new and inventive ways in which to bring theatrical performance to a whole new level of storytelling.
Our goals are to:
Nurture the art of live theater through innovative, immersive, dynamic productions which engage the audience
Educate young minds in the beauty, creativity, spectacle, and challenges of theater arts
Dedicate ourselves to the art and to our supportive community
Encourage the art of collaboration between creative voices and new or different technology
Serve the community through leadership and innovation in the arts
Encourage new works which represent new voices and methods of theatrical storytelling
The principle individuals behind this non-profit endeavor are passionate in their love for theater, especially with a twist: their production of Shakespeare's "The Tempest" this summer will be done in steampunkt motif. The Bard's Birthday Bash last week was thrown to draw attention to this play at The Round in Beaverton during June-July. There were a handful of medieval characters in costume mingling with the audience and each member of the audience participated interactively with them. This interaction between players and theater-goers demonstrates the essence of this new theater project.
It was thoroughly enjoyable for all the attendees, including the
I worked with ETP at their Bard's Birthday Bash, a free event to entertain and excite kids and families about Shakespeare. I enjoyed working with the Steampunk Workshop gentleman (can't remember his name!) while we helped kids create steampunked guns. It was a lot of fun. The event was in support of their free summer show at the Round. I attended their free show in 2016 of A Midsummer Night's Dream and it was really fantastic! I would be happy to come back and help these guys out. They are a fun bunch!