UA Assistant Professor Entertains “Babies in Space”

Atlanta’s Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre commissioned UA assistant professor Jane Cassidy (Art and Art History, digital media)Jane Cassidy, Babies in Space at Atlanta's Alliance Theatre, Summer 2016 with Dashboard Projects’ sculptor Kelly O’Brien, and dance and performance collective Fly On A Wall to create a space-themed installation for newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers as part of Alliance’s “Theatre for the Very Young Series.” Cassidy and O’Brien created video installations and sculptural elements for “Babies in Space,” an interactive outer-space playscape and performance that was described as “a touchable, jumpable, mesmerizing space with a Brian Eno-like soundtrack” by Creative Loafing. More than 1,200 babies and caregivers took part in the interactive performance from May to September, 2016.