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Angel VR is a multi-award-winning virtual reality immersive experience between the main character “angel” (a sophisticated warrior in an impossible world) and a single audience member, allowing an intimate and personalised experience between the two.

Angel VR has been developed using motion capture optitrack technology, Unreal and Maya software, Motion Builder and Marvelous Designer, using 3D sound to enhance the artistic experience; and to capture the movement of the dancer and award-winning choreographer Avatâra Ayuso to build her avatar.

This is a production by AVA DANCE COMPANY (UK) in partnership with Rose Bruford College (London) with the support of Arts Council England.

The experience will take place in the peaceful and atmospheric surroundings of the King’s College London Chapel – a Grade I listed building designed by the eminent Victorian architect, George Gilbert Scott. The College Chapel at the Strand is seen by many as the spiritual heart of the College. It is a focus for Christian worship at the Strand as well as a place of peace in our busy College. The Chapel is located on the first floor of the King's building directly above the Great Hall and is a remarkable piece of Victorian architecture.

Suitable for audiences 12+.

Meeting point: King’s College London, Strand main reception.

After the viewing, there will be an opportunity to meet the artist.

Avatâra Ayuso is an award-winning choreographer, cultural leader, mentor and activist in the dance world and the charity sector. Ayuso is fully committed to empowering women and girls, she founded the charity AWA DANCE (Advancing Women’s Aspirations with Dance) dedicated to the leadership development of women and girls, using the transformative power of dance as the tool to empower their voices.

As an Artistic Director and choreographer of AVA DANCE COMPANY, Ayuso's artistic practice aims to overcome eurocentrism, by promoting cultural exchanges among artists. In her most recent projects, she has collaborated with artists from Burkina Faso, Japan, Chile, Senegal, Taiwan, Morocco and Nunavut (Canadian Arctic). As an artist, she has collaborated with large organisations around the world, among them in the UK Sadler's Wells Theatre, BBC Television, Royal Opera House, and Royal Academy of Dance.