Dan Wolpow

All-Around Creative

Location icon United States

Director/Producer of cutting-edge interactive media. Creator of several original musicals. Masters candidate at the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University.

Portfolio

Interactive Entertainment

Creative Director/Producer
PROJECT NEVERLAND - Presented by Team TheatAR

Project Neverland is an exploration project focusing on the use of augmented reality in live performance. In collaboration with the CMU School of Drama, the team is adapting an existing story to the stage featuring a fully-realized animated character that performs alongside a human actor.

Producer/Writer
Prism—Evoking Empathy for Autism

Prism is a technological solution to an important problem society faces today—helping neurotypical people to empathize with those on the autism spectrum.

Producer, Writer, Sound Designer, and Performer
The Extraction (Mixed Reality Experience)
Sound Designer
Maestro (VR Experience)
Sound Designer, Composer/Lyricist
Slime Lord (ARKit Game)
Producer, Writer, Sound Designer, and Performer
Hero of the Skies (Immersive CAVE Experience)

Videos/Songs

Spiegel & Wolpow Collaborations
Sizzle Reel
Short film made in 72 hours at Carnegie Mellon University
I Love Cake
Script/Lyrics
Jolly Gay Bath
Script/Lyrics
Evil Barbershop Quartet

Reviews/Press/Publications

Wesa
Video Game Helps Kids Understand Experiences Of Peers On The Autism Spectrum

A new game developed by Carnegie Mellon University students is helping elementary schoolers understand what life is like for kids on the autism spectrum. Created by the university's Entertainment Technology Center, Prism uses its animal characters as allegories for the challenges those with autism face.

Cmu
06/25/2018
Award-winning Game Prism Explores Facets of Autism - News - Carnegie Mellon University

Students from Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center won the most honors in this year's International Serious Play Awards competition for games designed for use in education or training. The ETC won four of the seven awards, including the only gold medal for Prism, a transformational web browser game designed for elementary school students to promote empathy for peers with autism spectrum disorder.

ArtsBeat
07/11/2014
New York Musical Theater Festival Report: 'Cloned!'

"Avenue Q" has Gary Coleman. "Cloned!" has Sharon Stone. Sharon Stone circa 1993, that is. Stepping out of her bathtub in a white dress and a tool belt, she comes to the rescue, sort of, humblebragging all the way.

Playbill
07/28/2014
NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence Announced; Cloned! Is Best of Fest | Playbill

NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence Announced; The New York Musical Theatre Festival has announced the winners of the NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence. News Cloned! Is Best of Fest Cloned! took home this year's Best of Fest Award, with The Gig receiving honors for music, lyrics, orchestrations and more.

StageBuddy.com
NYMF Review: Cloned! - StageBuddy.com

Among the many very nice things about Cloned!, the backyard-ish little musical now playing at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, is that your lack of a date for the evening is unimportant. What matters pairing, after all, in a world where multiplicity goes mad?

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