Led by creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs, the company has managed not only to quickly and ingeniously adapt to the changed performing arts environment, postponing until spring the originally slated premiere of composer Elena Ruehr's poli-sci-fi opera Cosmic Cowboy, but even to surpass its own reputation for cutting-edge innovation. The result is an up-to-the-minute version of Lewis Carroll's timeless story, in which Alice is now a nurse who must navigate her way through a distorted and unfamiliar landscape to find her sick mother and, ultimately, herself.
News About Alice in the Pandemic at White Snake Projects
BWW Review: ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC at White Snake Projects
October 25, 2020
When performance spaces were shuttered, many companies shuttered their imaginations in solidarity with the rows of seats, choosing to hibernate until they could return to live, in-person events and allowing both to collect dust in the meantime.
White Snake Projects to Premiere ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC
October 13, 2020
On October 23-27, activist opera company White Snake Projects presents the world premiere of Alice in the Pandemic, a new virtual opera composed by Jorge Sosa.
White Snake Projects Presents New Virtual Opera ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC
August 26, 2020
Alice in the Pandemic, a new virtual opera from activist opera company White Snake Projects, led by creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs, represents an ingenious adaptation to the changed performing arts environment.
Innovations in Socially Distant Performance Presents A FARM FOR MEME Site-specific Theatre Within A Virtual Platform
July 22, 2020
a farm for meme is a story about a 14-acre farm in the middle of South Central Los Angeles, built in a vacant lot after the 1992 LA rebellion-written by Virginia Grise in the middle of today's rebellion, directed virtually by Elena Araoz during a global pandemic.
Cerise Jacobs Pivots To Virtual Opera ALICE IN THE PANDEMIC
June 23, 2020
As COVID-19 plays havoc with arts programming around the globe, creator and librettist Cerise Jacobs and her activist opera company, White Snake Projects, are once again pointing the way ahead, with a nimble pivot to sidestep the uncertainty surrounding fall programming.