Title

Portal, 73 Seconds, and the Theatre as a Medium for Scientific Discussion

Date

6-1-2017 8:30 AM

End Time

1-6-2017 8:45 AM

Location

WUC Santiam Room

Department

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Session Chair

Karen Haberman

Session Chair

Shaun Huston

Session Title

Artistic explorations in the natural, social and behavioral sciences

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Michael Phillips

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

This presentation discusses the origins and works of Portal Theatre Company, a local devised theater group which tells the stories of science. Their past and current projects (NoBelles, 73 Seconds) are used as examples to explain the process of devising and to explore the theatre’s potential as a medium to creatively bring scientific concepts, discoveries, events, and historical figures to a wider audience.

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Jun 1st, 8:30 AM Jun 1st, 8:45 AM

Portal, 73 Seconds, and the Theatre as a Medium for Scientific Discussion

WUC Santiam Room

This presentation discusses the origins and works of Portal Theatre Company, a local devised theater group which tells the stories of science. Their past and current projects (NoBelles, 73 Seconds) are used as examples to explain the process of devising and to explore the theatre’s potential as a medium to creatively bring scientific concepts, discoveries, events, and historical figures to a wider audience.