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Palomar College Pioneers of CyberTheatre. On Zoom May 15 & 16

May 15, 2020 - May 16, 2020

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating indefinitely

Haunted in Quarantine
Imagine you’re stuck in your house 24/7. I know you can…. Now, imagine your house might be haunted….!!!
(Contains mild adult language.)
 This Tiny House
A poetic theatre work for the Zoom format inspired by stories from our community about how Covid – 19 is affecting us
All Performances Are Free. Click Here to Register.
o  Friday, May 15 @ 7PM (PST) Haunted Quarantine and This Tiny House
o  Friday, May 15 @ Midnight (PST) Haunted Quarantine Only
o  Saturday, May 16 @ 7PM (PST) Haunted Quarantine and This Tiny House
o  Saturday, May 16 @ Midnight (PST) Haunted Quarantine Only
Palomar College Pioneers of CyberTheatre. On Zoom May 15 & 16
Theatre makers all over the world are reinventing live theatre for the Zoom format. Not to be daunted by the seismic upheaval of this brave new world, Palomar Theatre Arts students have been working to bring you two original works for this unique moment. 
The collaboration began by asking, “what does our community need right now, that only live theatre can offer?” We all agreed that people want to be connected, uplifted and entertained in a way that will also add perspective to the uncertainties we all are experiencing. 
Haunted in Quarantine
Our first collaborative brainstorming yielded a “fun” idea. What would it be like for an online support group of people who believe their homes are haunted, to suddenly be sheltered at home, 24/7 with their haunting spirits? Haunted in Quarantine follows the Zoom meetings of this group over several weeks as the natural and supernatural worlds collide in response to heightened dimensions and reverberations of these turbulent conditions. Although influenced by recent generations’ love for the horror genre – this is not horror. People have enough fear right now. We set out for a fun event and have discovered so much more in the haunting metaphors.
This Tiny House
We have also been collecting stories from you, our community, about the immediate impacts of Covid-19. Theatre has the capacity to remind us that we are not alone. So we are mining your stories for the common threads, themes and through-lines that may help us to make some sense out of all this. In the tradition of the Greek Chorus, which always represents the greater community in Greek theatre, we are crafting the source material you have provided into a poetic expression of language, rhythm and gesture. This Tiny House will explore and expand the expressive boundaries of the Zoom container, reimagining the theatre, just as all of us are called upon to reimagine the possibilities of our world during and after the pandemic. It’s not too late to add your story. Click on this link to open the collector
Box Office Instructions:
Performances are free and donations are gratefully accepted to the Palomar Performing Arts Circle. For ticket and more information visit www.palomarperforms or click here to secure your tickets now.
Zoom is Easy To Do:
  1. Download the software on your phone, tablet, or computer. Click Here. Install Zoom
  2. Receive a special link and code from your event host
  3. Log in at the designated time to attend your event
Watch a short video(s) to help you with the final steps – https://youtu.be/hIkCmbvAHQQ or https://youtu.be/9isp3qPeQ0E


May 15, 2020
May 16, 2020
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