SAN DIEGO OPERA: OPERA HACK

SATURDAY, JULY 27 & SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2019
Made possible by an OPERA America Innovation Grant
Supported by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Sponsored by Microsoft Corporation
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CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

San Diego Opera is seeking participants for OPERA HACK: a two-day cross-collaborative event for music/theater and technology experts to gather, brainstorm, and discover new methods for live performance. Participants will form interdisciplinary teams to identify specific constraints within live theater and explore various technological mediums to offer solutions. OPERA HACK will culminate with teams proposing their best ideas for further expansion. Immediately following the event, San Diego Opera will select 4 to 7 teams to develop and present their respective concepts at a public event in Summer 2020.

We are looking for creative thinkers who thrive in a cross-functional environment and can offer:

A) Experience from within the working world of music/theater, including but not limited to: Technical Direction, Lighting Design, Composition, Costume Design and Construction, Performance, Theater Project Management, Stage Direction, and Scenic Design.

AND/OR

B) Experience in a creative field of technology, including but not limited to: 3D Printing, Projection & Integrated Theater Design; Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality; Creative Coding, A.I. and Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Haptics, Interactive Theater and Performance Art, and Live Streaming.

TO APPLY

Please use this link to apply.

Applicants will be required to sign into Google Drive in order to complete the form linked above. If this presents an issue for you, please contact Angel Mannion (Project Manager) for further instruction: Angel.Mannion@sdopera.org

The deadline for application is Friday, April 5, 2019. Submissions will be reviewed by a national panel of advisors and selected participants will be notified by April 19, 2019.

For terms and conditions, see: http://www.sdopera.org/operahack/hackterms.

For further questions, please contact our Project Manager, Angel Mannion: angel.mannion@sdopera.org