Author Archives: Cerise Lim Jacobs

First Dress Rehearsal for “Alice in the Pandemi

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: We had our first dress rehearsal last night!  It was so gratifying to see the different elements of the show coalesce – from the 3D animations, projections, electronics, orchestra, and children’s chorus to the sheer artistry of our singers which brought the show to…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 days ago

Students at Lesley Art + Design Respond to “Alice in the Pandemic”

We are so excited to share these beautiful designs, which were created for us by the talented students at Lesley Art + Design. Under the instruction of Animation Department Chair Catriona Baker and Professor Michael Talbot, the students were asked to create artistic responses to “Alice in the Pandemic.”…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 days ago

White Snake Projects Premieres Alice in the Pandemic, Ambitious Virtual Opera Composed by Jorge Sosa (Oct 23–27)

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. 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…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 week ago

Meet the Cast

In between rehearsals, intensive tech training, and avatar transfigurations, cast members Carami Hilaire (Alice) and Eve Gigliotti (Mrs. Lee, her mother) took a little time to share a bit about themselves and their experience making Alice during this very strange year. Carami Hilaire What made you want to be…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 weeks ago

“Alice in the Pandemic,” Activism and Opera

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: We’re less than one month away from the premiere of Alice in the Pandemic and we’re still deep in pandemic times.  The issues Jorge Sosa and I felt driven to write about are heightened, not lessened by time passing.   As a mission driven company,…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 3 weeks ago

Q&A with Andy Carluccio

Meet Andy Carluccio, the video engineer for Alice in the Pandemic. Andy is the president of Liminal Entertainment Technologies, a company focused on providing industry-leading services to enable virtual theater, performances, and creative projects. Read his bio. Q: What made you want to be a Video Engineer? Is…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 month ago

It’s Time to Get Your Tickets!

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: Today’s the day! Tickets for Alice in the Pandemic are on sale NOW!  The premiere is October 23–27, 2020, and we can’t wait to share this show with you.   We’ve spent a lot of time since lockdown thinking about how to re-create a…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 1 month ago

Take a Tour Through Alice’s World

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: We’re excitedly (and frantically) developing Alice in the Pandemic. We started this project in May, and we have finished the music “workshop” and are moving forward on orchestra rehearsals, all in the new world of cyberspace! The tech team is forging ahead with creating the 3D…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 months ago

Immigration: Dreaming of A Real Future

Dear Friends of White Snake Projects: Thank you for attending our forum, Immigration: Dreaming of A Real Future, and thank you to the panelists and tech team who contributed your time and hard work. We are grateful to our partner, the Immigration Initiative at Harvard for hosting…

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 2 months ago

Now for Some Good News

In these pandemic times where good news is scarce, we’re overjoyed to share with you some great news on the White Snake front!

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by Cerise Lim Jacobs , 3 months ago

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