FESTIVAL THEATRE TO HOST VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE
Journey into the unconscious mind as
Interactive Theatre and Virtual Reality combine
FESTIVAL THEATRE EDINBURGH, MILBURN FOYER
FRI 21 JUL – THU 3 AUG 2017
Performance times vary
check edtheatres.com/whist for full programme
Press performances: Friday 21 July, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm; Saturday 22 July 11.30am and 1pm (performance lasts 1 hour)
Age recommendation: 16+ (some adult content)
Following a series of performances in London, Bournemouth and Stuttgart, ‘WHIST’, creators AΦE are thrilled to present their latest theatre and Virtual Reality production at Festival Theatre Edinburgh.
Inspired by Sigmund Freud’s dream theory, WHIST invites audiences on a journey into the unconscious mind, where instincts will be the guide through a narrative of surreal dreams and fears. Combining Physical Theatre and Mixed Reality Technology, the production brings the magic of theatre together with the type of special effects only possible in the world of film.
WHIST incorporates 360˚ interactive film, soundscapes and an architectural art installation to create an environment that blurs all boundaries – between consciousness and unconsciousness, reality and fiction, the physical and the virtual. Immersed in a world of unfolding dreams, the viewer chooses his or her own path, creating a truly unique narrative dependent on choice – their personal decisions made through the course of the mesmerising hour-long experience.
"The most incredible & visionary experience, stranger than a dream – exceptional”
"would do it again ten times over”