“THE INCUBATOR PROJECT”: AN OFF-SEASON CREATIVE FACULTY CULTIVATION PROGRAM LAUNCHES
In April and early May, Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts hosted the first 360-degree interactive room pop-up in augmented reality on campus.
Created by Usdan’s long-time musical theater artistic director Charles Kirby, The Harkness iRoom was the first offering of Usdan’s new The Incubator Project — a program which provides the Camp’s creative faculty access to and space on campus to cultivate and develop artistic ideas off-season.
"We were thrilled to have Charles kick off The Incubator Project,” says Lauren Brandt Schloss, Executive Director of Usdan. “Charles has been a member of the Usdan family for over a decade. He is an incredible member of our faculty – a group composed of the most extraordinary educators, creators, and artists. They are part of what makes Usdan the unique experience it is during the summer. It’s our distinct pleasure to be able to stay engaged with them by offering members of the creative faculty the time and space to incubate and develop their artistic ideas beyond the camp season.”