Experiential Storytelling Design
EXPERIENTIAL STORYTELLING DESIGN?
Is that a real thing?
Have you ever cried at Disney movie? Been moved at Church/ Temple/ a religious experience? Laughed at a meme? What if I told you that there was an equation for all of that, one that rings true across ancient philosophy and Bob Ross memes, Broadway Musicals and comic books? Yeah. Kinda like magic. Finding that thread, that equation, the structural integrity and unexplainable magic- that's my superpower.
TWO TEENAGE GIRLS CREATED VIRAL VIKING MUSICAL "OCEANBORN" — NOW IT'S AN OFF-BROADWAY SHOW
A NEW FESTIVAL SHOWS OFF CREATORS READY TO LAUNCH
New York Times
Take, for instance, the confident “Oceanborn,” a sweeping musical with a book by Morgan Smith and a gorgeous score by Mhairi Cameron, done justice on piano by the musical director Paolo Perez, but itching to be performed by a full orchestra.
Centering on a Viking warrior (Penelope Deen) and the small-town woman (Emma Freeman) whose sister she killed, the show is aimed at audiences who loved “Moana,” “Frozen” and “Brave.”
But where those animated films had to satisfy the need for a happy ending, “Oceanborn” presents us with a bittersweet conclusion, in which duty to the community overcomes youthful desires. With haunting melodies, impressive ensemble work, and a modern sensibility, my question for “Oceanborn” is, when can I have the cast recording?
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