Virtual Reality Will Disrupt the Stage

The Virtual Stage meets Virtual Reality

June 16, 2016

Virtual Reality (VR) has arrived and it does not appear to be going away any time soon. On the contrary: According to The Virtual Stage's Artistic Director Andy Thompson, who experienced virtual reality for the first time at the Digital Media Conference in Vancouver's Centre for Digital Media (, the emerging technological interface will likely revolutionize entertainment – and possibly even society as we know it.

The VR game Andy demos is called Fantastic Contraption ( It utilizes the HTC Vive ( headset technology.

Special additional thanks to Patrick Pennefather, Dr. Kimberly Voll, and the Consulat général de France à Vancouver.


The Virtual Stage Arts Society acknowledges the financial assistance of the Province of British Columbia.