August 14-16, 2020
The Cell Theater,
New York
August 14-16, 2020
The Cell Theater,
New York

Science
in Theatre
Festival

Science in Theater Festival is
а 3-day event that pairs artists
and playwrights with scientists,
combining theater with new technologies.

Includes

 
3 science-themed
plays
created specifically for the festival by a scientist and playwright tandem
 
3 science research
presentations
by scientists from NYU and
CUNY
 
3 panels of scientists
and artists
to discuss the science and idea

of the play
 
Experience New
Tech
presenting the latest edge-cutting inventions
that can be used in theatre

Day
Program

12pm–6pm
 
Exhibition and Presentations
 
At exhibition, the experiences
are immersive, interactive, guided
and scheduled
 
Exhibitors’ presentations in
TED-talk format
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Night
Program

7pm–10pm
Science Inspired
Theatre Plays
 
The evening programming will
present theatre based
on science subjects
 
3 days and 3 different plays
 
After each play, there will be a
panel with scientists, playwrights
and artists
to discuss the idea
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Program

 
DAY 1, AUGUST 14
Immersive exhibition:
1pm-5pm
Science Inspired Theatre Plays:
7pm-10pm
Playwright:
Alexis Roblan
Scientist:
Dr. Heidi Boisvert
Panel: How can we tap into a human mind and use it for good?
Suzanne Dikker, Moran Cerf
 
DAY 2, AUGUST 15
Immersive exhibition:
1pm-5pm
Science Inspired Theatre Plays:
7pm-10pm
Playwright:
Saviana Stanescu
Scientist:
Niki Athanasiadou, Phd.
Panel: Meaning of human life when AI takes over
Robyn Stein De Luca, Massimo Pigliucci
 
DAY 3, AUGUST 16
Immersive exhibition:
1pm-5pm
Science Inspired Theatre Plays:
7pm-10pm
Playwright:
Nancy Manocherian
Scientist:
Polona Šafarič Tepeš
Panel: Human propagation facing the 6th extinction
Igor Cesarec, Katrin Spiess, Polona Šafarič Tepeš
playwrights
Nancy Manocherian Nancy Manocherian
Saviana Stanescu Saviana Stanescu
Alexis Roblan Alexis Roblan
Scientists
Niki Athanasiadou Niki Athanasiadou
Dr. Heidi Boisvert Dr. Heidi Boisvert

Partnerships

We are looking to curate the most exciting new tech products
and present them in an immersive and engaging environment
to audiences of young artists, innovators, techies, investors
and journalists.
We would love to invite the inventive companies to apply to our
day programming of an immersive tech-innovation expo. Fill
in the form and we will contact you within 24-48 hours
 
If your product or service are in
VR/AR
Smart Eyewear
Wearable devices
Brain monitoring technologies
Biofeedback
Submit

Where

The Cell Theatre
338 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011
The cell’s mission is to curate, incubate and
develop new works in the arts.
Flexible space with 20′ ceilings, balcony, and booth,
seating for 60+ people, professional lighting, sound, and
projection equipment

Team

 
Tjaša Ferme
Co-Founder and
Artistic Director of
Transforma Theatre
 
Irina Nazarova
Advisor, Marketing director
 
Carly J. Bauer
Marketing and
Partnership Manager
 
Svetlana Semenova
Design Manager

Portfolio

The Female Role Model Project (TFRMP),
2018–2019
The first interactive theatrical experience paired with neu-
roscience celebrating female pioneers.
The Female Role Model Project has been produced
Off-Broadway at Art and Tech Center 3-Legged Dog in
New York, at the Edinburgh Fringe and at Biennial of Art
and Technology at Ammerman Symposium. It received an
Honorable mention
in the Creativity category of Fast
Com-pany’s World Changing Ideas Awards and a
nomination for the outstanding innovative design at
New York Innovative Theatre Awards.

Pre-Order Tickets

 
Tickets for Day Program
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Tickets for Night Program
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