These are creative producers that collaborate with the Interactive PlayLab in the development of our training programs, playtests, and research.
Shea is a producer for theatre, film, VR and animation based in Amsterdam. Founder of NYC’s interactive company Playing with Reality, he continues to train Dutch and European performers and is creating a mobile game that educates and inspires young men to stand up for gender equality.
Joanna has produced and devised interactive productions for audiences of 1-1,000, played in traditional theater spaces and across entire cities. She has worked with Cirque du Soleil, Meow Wolf, and Just Fix It Prod. Her creations have been cited for Overall Excellence and Theatrical Design.
Dr. Kate Ingraham designs interactive simulations for the Center for Research in Education Simulation Technologies (CREST) at the University of Central Florida. Her research examines the complexities and intersections between interactive performance, simulation, and emerging technologies.
Ken brings 15 years of experience in research and production of immersive media and interactive performance. His company, ISS, is an interactive design firm that specializes in human-driven simulation for training and entertainment. Clients include major state universities and the VA.
Kai Kim (she/they) is a queer, Asian, gender non-conforming person named one of 25 immersive creators to watch in NYC by No Proscenium. Kai explores perspectives in storytelling that foster equality, diversity, and inclusion. Collaborations include: Journey Lab, Wildrence, Zamchick & Co., Fat Chix, Inc., Kerrigan/Lowdermilk, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.
Dana Mott is an art director and assistant show producer for themed entertainment and education, specializing in audience engagement and immersive storytelling. Her experience includes theme parks, museums, virtual reality, interactive theatre, video, and storytelling research for therapy.