Sarah Ellis is an award winning producer currently working as Director of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company to explore new artistic initiatives and partnerships. In 2017, she became a fellow of the University of Worcester for her work in the arts and technology. In 2016 she was awarded The Hospital Club and Creatives Industries award for cross industry collaboration for her work on The Tempest in collaboration with Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios. In 2013 she was listed in the top 100 most influential people working in Gaming and Technology by The Hospital Club and Guardian Culture Professionals. In partnership with Google’s Creative Lab, she recently produced Midsummer Night’s Dreaming which won two Lovie Awards for Innovation and Experimentation. In 2012, she produced myShakespeare an online artistic commissioning platform for the World Shakespeare Festival. In 2011, she was the producer of the RSC’s new work Adelaide Road, which mixed live performance with an app and website map. As a theatre and spoken word producer, she has worked with the Old Vic Tunnels, Battersea Arts Centre, Birmingham REP, Contact, Freeword, Improbable, Southbank Centre, Soho Theatre, and Shunt. She has been Head of Creative Programmes at the Albany Theatre and Programme Manager for Apples & Snakes, England’s leading performance poetry organisation.
- The Royal Shakespeare Company Paves Way For Virtual Reality TheatreArthur C. Clarke once said: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” If that’s true, then the Royal Shakespeare Company is well on its way to casting actual spells over its audiences. More here: https://www-forbes-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.forbes.com/sites/leeseymour/2017/01/10/the-royal-shakespeare-company-is-paving-the-way-for-virtual-reality-theater/amp/
- 400 years in the making - Intel x The RSC | Experience Amazing | IntelGo on a journey with The Royal Shakespeare Company to Stratford-upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare, on the 400 year anniversary of his death—and experience The Tempest as never before. Intel, @theRSC, and @imaginariumstudiosUK are bringing live performance capture to theatre for the first time ever and the results are amazing. #RSCTempest #ExperienceAmazing
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