Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

Graduate Student Performances in the xMPL (Spring 2021)

Spring 2021

Graduate Student Performances in the xMPL


March 15 - June 25, 2021


Join CTSA graduate students from each of the four departments for a series of virtual performances in the Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL). The xMPL is a black-box space with a focus on interdisciplinary and experimental projects. Below are the residency dates for students. Performance dates will be announced online - check back here often!


Our Class

THEM! Drama Series

Our Class

Written by Tadeusz Słobodzianek

Jane Page, Director

December 1 – 4, 2016

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)


Counter-Balance Theater Presents


Adapted and Directed by Annie Loui
Based on the New York Times best seller by Dava Sobel

Music by Mark Caspary

with Thomas Varga, Kayla Kearney,
Megan Gainey, Nick Manfredi,
Alex Raby & Xander Ritchey

March 16 – 18, 2017

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

A devised physical theatre production exploring invention, engineering & obsession in the 18th century.



April 14-16, 2016

By: Tira Palmquist
Producer: Vincent Olivieri


Smoke Front

Director: Phil Thompson
xMPL (Experimental Media Performance Lab)


Fire Road

Director: Lia Fakhouri
Calit2 (California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology), EVoKE Lab, Second Floor