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New York 2016 ISPA Congress - Persis-Jade Maravala
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Persis-Jade Maravala, Speaker (SESSION III | Going Mainstream: Street Art and Immersive Theater; Wednesday, January 13, 2016) at the New York 2016 ISPA Congress, Performance!. View the full Schedule of Events

Persis-Jade Maravala | Speaker

ZU-UK & GAS Station

Joint Artistic Director/CEO

Persis-Jade Maravala has worked as joint AD/CEO of ZU-UK (London, since 2010), Para Active (London, 1998-2010), Centro Popular de Conspiração Gargarullo (Rio de Janeiro, 2012-2014) and GAS Station (London, since 2015). Her artistic work has won awards and nominations in the fields of immersive theatre, digital and hybrid art.   

Persis-Jade's most acclaimed project, Hotel Medea, was the highest rated event by both public and press, becoming the standout hit of Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011, presented also at LIFT2010 and Hayward Gallery in 2012.   

She also created and developed the first creative methodology for Immersive Theatre, a training programme for actors in immersive overnight event Hotel Medea. 

With ZU-UK Persis Jade has published academic papers on immersive theatre, programmed live and digital festivals, created a telematic exhibition for the Olympics 2012, the World Cup 2014, Olympic Park in 2015 and coached emerging artists in over 10 countries since 2006.

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