STAGE Scientists, Technologists, and Artists Generating Exploration

What is STAGE?

STAGEScientists, Technologists and Artists Generating Exploration – a unique collaboration between art and science, began as an alliance between the Professional Artists Lab and the California NanoSystems Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

STAGE endeavors to:

STAGE began as an International Script Competition, and has now expanded into the STAGE Collaboratory.

The Collaboratory:

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The STAGE Collaboratory is a collective laboratory for creating and developing multi-media theatre pieces in which science and technology play prominent roles in content and/or form.

An international array of professional artists and distinguished scientists come together in numerous residencies throughout the year to dedicate themselves to the inception and evolution of original theatre work. The Collaboratory’s first theatrical creation, The Art of Questionable Provenance (formerly titled The Brain Project), is well underway, in partnership with the University of Chicago.

The Collaboratory was launched in 2009 to expand the successful partnership among artists and scientists known as STAGE.