Jo Cattell is a leading voice in the convergence of live theatre and immersive technologies. Her work has appeared at Sundance Film Festival, the BBC, Sky Television, Cirque du Soleil, and multiple US and London theatres. Cattell is a member of the LightPoets digital and immersive theatre collective, whose immersive graphic novel, PARTICLE, will open in a 5-story building in New York City in 2020 (currently postponed due to Corona). She is a 3Arts awardee, a Joan Mitchell Center Fellow, and a Perkins Coie awardee. Cattell was the Maggio Directing Fellow at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, with whom she is currently collaborating with the world-renowned Electronic Visualization Lab at the University of Illinois to create HUMMINGBIRD, an immersive VR theatrical experience. In addition, she has recently been commissioned by San Francisco State University to adapt KING LEAR into a remote experience using augmented reality technology.