Boulder Co. — The Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company (BETC) was awarded the Boulder Arts Commission’s Arts and Business Collaborative Grant on Wednesday evening, November 21, 2013. The $25,000 award was received for a proposed collaboration with Fiske Planetarium. These partnering organizations will create a “Star Power Series” of immersive events incorporating state-of-the-art planetarium projection technology with live performance.
BETC is regionally recognized for its world and regional premiere productions, and has won multiple grants to support past productions of new works. Fiske Planetarium staff have created and distributed award-winning planetarium shows for NASA missions including the Hubble Space Telescope. Fiske’s science expertise and established local, regional, and national networks for content distribution will combine with BETC’s bold, innovative theatrical programming to create exciting new works for audiences from Boulder and beyond.
The initial project in the series is scheduled for a world premiere at the Fiske Planetarium Theater in Fall 2015.