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Tami Dixon

Tami Dixon - Principal Creative and Co-Founder Bricolage Production Company

Ms. Dixon specializes in creating intimate, personalized and embodied immersive encounters. With Bricolage she co-created and directed the large-scale immersive works, STRATA, OjO, and DODO, and is the writer and director of, The Forest of Everywhere, Bricolage’s first immersive for children with developmental differences. Ms. Dixon co-created Bricolage’s Immersive Encounters (IE) program; a bite-sized, sensory-based theatrical initiative developed as a laboratory for training immersive artists and experimenting with participatory storytelling. Ms. Dixon is the lead writer for the company’s critically acclaimed program, Midnight Radio, now in its 10th season. She also co-created Enter the Imaginarium, a second-generation immersive escape room. Her first play, South Side Stories received its world premier and subsequent remount at City Theatre Company. Ms. Dixon is a recipient of a TCG/Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship, The Frankel Award from City Theatre Company, the Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Emerging Artist Award, and a Tribute to Women Leadership Award from the YWCA. Ms. Dixon holds a BFA in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University.

The Immersive Actor
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The Immersive Actor

14 February 2016

In this last installment, Producing Artistic Director Tami Dixon reflects on the role of the actor’s relationship with audience members in immersive theatre. 

Theater for Change
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Theater for Change

8 June 2012

Tami Dixon talks about her company, Bricolage, and how theater can begin important conversations in predominantly-white Pittsburgh.