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"Oh What Horrors! What Delights!" Three Centuries of Making Mischief with the Magic Lantern

Event: "Oh What Horrors! What Delights!" Three Centuries of Making Mischief with the Magic Lantern
Dr. Mervyn Heard is an arts professional with a broad interest in theatre practice and all aspects of the history of popular entertainment and cross-form visual media. For the last thirty years he has held a particular fascination for the magic lantern and its use within the context of live performance. He lectures and publishes on the history of the magic lantern and has served as a consultant on several television and motion picture productions, including Mysteries of Magic (1996) for the Discovery Channel and Tim BurtonŐs Sleepy Hollow (1999). Dr. Heard stages magic lantern entertainments and has performed in galleries, theatres, cinema venues and at festivals throughout Europe, in the USA, Canada, Australia and Japan.
Date and time:April 22, 2013
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Drake Performance & Event Center Bowen Theatre
Contact:Dr. Beth Kattelman
Phone Number:614-292-6614
Event category:Arts and Sciences & Theatre
Event Type:Lecture

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