Tag Archive for: Theater of the Mind

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First Look: Theater of the Mind

IT’S ALL INSIDE YOUR HEAD. BUT IS ANY OF IT REAL? Co-created by Academy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning artist David Byrne and writer Mala Gaonkar, Theater of the Mind is a new theatrical experience you’ll see, feel, taste and hear. Inspired by both historical and current neuroscience research, the show takes you on an immersive […]

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Explore the Clayton Neighborhood and Beyond

Depending on your selected show time for Theater of the Mind, you could find yourself planning a pre-show brunch, an early dinner, or apps and drinks. The show takes place in a recently revived area that sits between the greater RiNo neighborhood and the historic residential Clayton neighborhood. All locations listed below are conveniently located […]

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Neuroscience 101: A Theater Analogy

You have your very own theater production, being acted out right now, in your brain. An exquisitely complex organ, driven by the hard work of both the actors onstage (your nerve cells) and the players behind the scenes (your glial cells). Just like in an immersive play, your nerve cells steal the show. They communicate […]

Some of the creative team for Off-Center's 'Theater of the Mind,' created by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar. Photo by Adams VisCom.

Theater of the Mind Asks: If you are made of your memories, and those memories are malleable, then who are you?

This is the question that multi-media artist, David Byrne (American Utopia, Talking Heads, Reasons to Be Cheerful, A History of the World in Dingbats) posed to me. Byrne has been asking this question for decades. In his early 20s he found himself fascinated with the work of neurophysiologist Warren McCulloch and thus began a journey […]

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Cap Off Your Visit to Theater of the Mind with The Neuro Nightcap

This fall, celebrate the Denver debut of the highly-anticipated Theater of the Mind immersive theater experience (Aug. 31-Dec.18) with its hotel partner, The Ramble Hotel, Death & Co Denver and their neuro cocktail experiences. Created by multi-award winning artist and Talking Heads frontman David Byrne (American Utopia, Talking Heads, Here Lies Love) and writer Mala […]

Casting Announced for David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar’s World Premiere Immersive Production Theater of the Mind

The DCPA Off-Center is proud to announce the full casting for the world premiere immersive production Theater of the Mind by multi-award-winning artist David Byrne and writer Mala Gaonkar running August 31 – December 18, 2022.

Announcing the 2022/23 season

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Production Lineup for 2022/23 Season

The new Theatre Company season kicks off performances on September 9 and will feature seven mainstage productions including the musical The Color Purple, William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, and a new production of the audience-favorite The 39 Steps.

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Dates announced for immersive experience by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar presented by DCPA Off-Center opening August 2022

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) Off-Center is excited to announce the rescheduled dates for the world premiere immersive production, Theater of the Mind, co-created by creator of the Broadway hit American Utopia, David Byrne, and writer Mala Gaonkar, and premiering in Denver August 31 through December 18, 2022.

Theater of the Mind Producer Charlie Miller: A man ahead of his time

Charlie Miller has always been a young man ahead of his time. After all, he played both Fagin and Captain Von Trapp by the age of 17. Not so many years later, the co-founder and curator of Off-Center at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is regarded as a national thought leader in the […]