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Below is the in-progress schedule for the 11th annual Games in Education Symposium. Changes to existing session topics are expected and additional sessions will be added as we finalize the schedule. 
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Friday, August 4 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
EK Theater Performance

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EK Theater: Retelling classic stories using video games

Eddie Kim and EK Theater will perform their latest piece "Orpheus and Eurydice" and talk about video game puppetry; their experiences in professional theaters and schools; and their mission to keep the classics alive. 

In the piece, Orpheus journeys to the underworld to see if his newly deceased wife Eurydice can be returned to him. "Orpheus and Eurydice" blends puppetry, live theater, and video games such as The Last of Us and COD Black Ops in an act The NY Times has praised as "an impressive feat of engineering, coordination, and storytelling."

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EK Theater

Director/Founder, EK Theater
EK Theater was founded by director and gamer, Eddie Kim, in 2007. The company’s mission is to bring classics to modern audiences through live works of video game puppetry. EK Theater is made up of students and is based out of the Pierrepont School in Westport, CT. Their work ha... Read More →


Friday August 4, 2017 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Ballroom 1400 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12222