BROKEN GHOST IMMERSIVES
Produces live, theatrical events inspired by games. One of No Proscenium's 25 immersive creators to watch in NYC.
Ian McNeely holds an MFA from Brown University where he wrote and produced a series of original rock operas including: Rumpadump, White Buffalo, Cow Boy Band, and The Ian McNeely Episode of Inside the Actor's Studio. Ian has composed original music and lyrics for the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble, The Provincetown Williams' Festival and the world premiere of Curt Columbus' Adaptation of Ivanov at Trinity Repertory Company. Ian was awarded the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's 2009 Rex Rabold Fellowship, and delivered the keynote speech at their annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser, The Daedalus Project.
Austen is a writer, performer, puppeteer, dramaturg, drummer, and kindergarten teacher. Austen was the founding artistic director of Animal Fire Theatre in Olympia, Washington, a company dedicated to producing free Shakespeare in the park. To date, Animal Fire Theatre has ticketed over 10,000 attendees, including many families and first time Shakespeare-goers, all for free, He has a BFA in performance from the University of Idaho and a Master's of Education from the University of Portland.
Devon is an actor and director based in NYC. Recent projects include: Steel Magnolias (Annelle, Cleveland Playhouse), Our Town (Emily, New Stage Theatre), Pericles (Bawd, Brown/Trinity Rep), Lungs (Woman, Brown/Trinity Rep), Stone Cold Dead Serious (Linda/Snake Lady, Brown/Trinity Rep) and As You Like It (Rosalind, NYU GRAD Summer Fest). She holds an MFA from the Brown University/Trinity Repertory Program for Acting and Directing. Previously she received a BFA from NYU Tisch. She is currently a member of the SDFC Directing Observership Class.
Rohan Flinn is an artist and game designer based in Seattle. With degrees in Theatre and Game Design, he is especially interested in the intersection of games and art, in particular, the design spaces that are beginning to develop around interactive performance art. With experience as an educator and developer spanning across multiple genres from causual mobile games to traditional tabletops, Rohan has a broad approach to the application of game design principles in innovative new cultural forms.
Marc Kaplan is an accomplished pianist, composer and accompanist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has performed at venues across the country for distinguished company such as elected officials, Olympic medalists, and award-winning actors and actresses. Highlights include opening for Janelle Monae and Natalie Cole, performing with Joe Piscopo and Victoria Jackson, as well as with current and former sidemen for Ray Charles, The Roots, John Legend, Dixie Chicks, and Lady Gaga. Highlighted venues include Chris' Jazz Cafe, Time, Academy of Music, Kimmel Center, Mann Music Center, TLA, World Cafe Live (Philadelphia); Bowery Book Club, Knitting Factory, Public Assembly/Galapagos (New York City); and Trinity Repertory Company, Wilbury Theater Group, The Dorrance (Providence, RI).
Elise is a MFA-trained actor and playwright based in Brooklyn, New York.
As an actor, she's appeared with Trinity Rep, Intiman Theatre Festival, UglyRhino, The Brick, Woodshed Collective, and the Drama League. Her work has included new play and musicals, immersive theatre, Shakespeare, voiceover, film and more.
She performs regularly with The Williams Project, a Seattle-based theatre collective. Their 2015 production of Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending was named on of the best productions of the year by the Seattle Times.
She also writes new plays, musicals and immersive shows. Her work as a playwright has been produced by Dixon Place, Antimatter Collective, The Brick Theatre and Stage74. She's also studied devised theatre with Elevator Repair Service.
She grew up in Dallas, Texas. She received her MFA in Acting from Brown/Trinity Rep and a BS in Theatre Studies from the University of Evansville, with a minor in graphic design. As an undergrad, she also spent a semester in England at Harlaxton College, where she studied Shakespeare and British History.
Sophie Netanel is an actor and writer. Recent credits include: To Kill a Mockingbird (Queens Theatre), The Locus (Summer Repertory Festival), See Bat Fly (Playwrights Rep), Ivanov (Trinity Rep), In the Next Room (Brown/Trinity Rep), Twelfth Night (Brown/Trinity Rep), Hedda Gabler (Brown/Trinity Rep). Training: Brown/Trinity Rep.