Interactive Live Theatre where the audience moves through the story and plays their part in the tale

submission by jonjon

About Your Application

Organization(s) name(s):

Haunted Play LLC

Organization(s) website(s):

www.enterdelusion.com

Organization(s) twitter handle(s):

www.twitter.com/enterdelusion

Organization(s) facebook handle(s):

www.facebook.com/enterdelusion

Organization(s) instagram handle(s):

www.instagram.com/enterdelusion/

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www.enterdelusion.com

Describe Your Organization(s)

Non-profit organization

For-profit organization

Government

Other (please specify below):

In one sentence, please describe what your organization does.

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For the last 4 years, Delusion has been the premiere live theatre event in the nation. We create eerie "moving plays" in existing structures (such as old mansions) where the audience plays parts in a living, breathing, and tangible story.

In one to three sentences, please describe your proposal.

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This new and innovative type of theatre has been a wild hit here in LA. Yet we remain a small theatre company in need of funds to keep the momentum going and build our next year-round play here in LA.

Please write a sample tweet to describe your submission.

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LA has been the home of Delusion for 4 years and with a MYLA2050 Grant, we can keep it that way!

Where will you be working? Please be specific (e.g. Third Street Middle School; Boyle Heights; LA County).

Central LA

East LA

San Gabriel Valley

San Fernando Valey

South LA

Westside

South Bay

Antelope Valley

County of Los Angeles (countywide)

City of Los Angeles (citywide)

LAUSD

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How do you plan to use these resources to make change? (check all that apply)

Conduct research

Engage residents and stakeholders

Implement a pilot or new project

Expand a pilot or program

Mobilize for systems change

Advocate with policymakers and leaders

Implement and track policy

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How will your proposal improve the following “Create” metrics? (check all that apply)

Employment in the creative industries

Arts establishments per capita

Concentration of manufacturing activity in LA

Federal research grant funding

Patents per capita

Jobs per capita

Minority- and women-owned firms

Gini coefficient

Number of high growth startups

Venture capital investment

Measures of cultural and global economic influence (“soft power”) (Dream Metric)

Recruiting and retention rates for local higher education institutions (Dream Metric)

Percentage of graduates from local higher education institutions that remain in LA County 5 years after graduating (Dream Metric)

Unemployment rates (and opportunities) for the formerly incarcerated (Dream Metric)

Describe in greater detail how you will make LA the best place to create.

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I'll begin with a Yelp review from last year's play: "I wish that this was an event that ran year round. It's not just a Halloween spectacle. Delusion is a thought-out, engaging, creative, well written play that for Los Angeles where ,we are all use to the special effects and tricks, is incredibly impressive." We have the best of the best here. And our theatre event utilizes all aspects of the talent pool, from professional stuntmen and women and actors, to storytellers and original composers. Delusion's fan base is growing rapidly. They desperately want to revert to a more tangible life, free of the confines of technology. With Delusion, you enter a real world chilling tale with only your wits about you. For us at Delusion, nothing with ever beat the intimacy and lasting psychological effects of a moving play where every guest plays a part in the story.

Please explain how you will evaluate your work.

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My creative and production team keep things moving efficiently. This is our greatest passion so we will constantly monitor our progress.

How can the LA2050 community and other stakeholders help your proposal succeed? (check all that apply)

Money (financial capital)

Volunteers/staff (human capital)

Publicity/awareness (social capital)

Infrastructure (building/space/vehicles, etc.)

Education/training

Technical infrastructure (computers, etc.)

Community outreach

Network/relationship support

Quality improvement research

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Submission Began
Tuesday, September 08, 2015

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Tuesday, October 06, 2015
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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Winner Announced
Tuesday, December 08, 2015