Variant 31: An Immersive Survival Experience

Variant 31: An Immersive Survival Experience

BIG DREAMER PRODUCTIONS – Big Dreamer Productions is an international company based in New York and London. Founded in 2001 by Producing Artistic Director Dalton M. Dale, BDP specialises in immersive horror experiences. Currently we are Co-Producing the Broadway bound Moulin Rouge, Operation Crucible Off-Broadway, Associate Producing the International Tour of Rock of Ages and the 30th anniversary of Fame both on international tour and coming to the West End in 2019.

Other credits include creating and producing NY State's largest immersive haunted house The Uninvited: Awakening in 2016, the UK tour of Of Mice and Men, National Broadway Tours of Shrek, The Addams Family and the North American tour of Wizard of Oz.


Dale became the youngest producer in Off-Broadway history with his 2011 production of The Deathly Ones and he has designed every haunted attraction in New York City and currently has nine immersive escape experiences playing in the States. Big Dream Productions have terrified more than a million victims. For more,


MCGILL PRODUCTIONS – Stephen McGill has been an independent producer since 2012. He has previously worked on the worldwide productions of Mamma Mia! as well as the West End productions of Billy Elliot and Jersey Boys.


Current productions include the UK & International tour of Fame and the Off-Broadway transfer of Operation Crucible at Davenport Theater, New York. He is an Associate Producer on the UK tours of Madagascar & Flashdance.


Recent productions include the UK tour and West End run of American Idiot at The Arts Theatre, Spamalot, Of Mice and Men, The Crucible, Footloose and Little Shop Of Horrors all on UK Tours, Gary Lamont: Dropping The Soap! on Scottish Tour, The Pajama Game at Shaftesbury Theatre, Katie Brennan’s Quarter Life Crisis at the Edinburgh Festival, The Last of the De Mullins at Jermyn Street Theatre, Facing East: In Concert at the Lyric Theatre, The Tailor Made Man at the Arts Theatre, and An Incident at the Border at Trafalgar Studios.


Stephen attended the Stage One New Producers Workshop in October 2011 and was awarded the Stage One Start Up Bursary in 2014 for The Pajama Game.


OSCAR BLUSTIN – Oscar Blustin is Artistic Director of site-specific theatre company SPECIFIQ and works internationally as a director, writer and immersive consultant.


Most recently in London, Oscar co-wrote and co-directed The Soulless Ones, a large-scale immersive adventure for cult British film company Hammer Horror. SPECIFIQ has created immersive theatre in some of London’s most famous venues, including The National Theatre, Tower Bridge, The National Maritime Museum, Harrow School, The Actors Church in Covent Garden, and many more.


Specialising in immersive and interactive theatre, Oscar has created work in non-traditional spaces throughout the UK, from sprawling London office blocks to disused shops in Sheffield city centre and historic university buildings in Bath and Durham amongst others.