Glimpses into the “Particle Ink: Speed of Dark” experience.
(Photos Courtesy of Kaleidoco)
“PARTICLE INK: SPEED OF DARK” RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS 2022 THEA AWARD
FOR BEST IMMERSIVE LIVE EXPERIENCE
Themed Entertainment Association Awards Recognize World’s Top Experiences
“Particle Ink: Speed of Dark,” the otherworldly, immersive experience whose limited engagement in Downtown Las Vegas has been extended three times and final performance takes place Dec. 4, announces it has received the prestigious 2022 Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Immersive Live Experience category. Designated by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) at this year’s International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo in Orlando, Florida, Particle Ink joins 20 of the world’s top attractions and experiences receiving Thea Awards, including experiences at Walt Disney World in Orlando and Universal Studios Beijing.
The distinguished TEA Thea Award is considered one of the greatest honors in the themed experience industry. The Thea Awards honor individuals, projects and technologies in the arena of themed attractions and experiences worldwide for their innovative work and expertise in storytelling, design and more.
“We created the Particle Ink experience to push the boundaries of art, technology and theatricality,” said Jennifer Tuft, co-chief executive officer, Kaleidoco. “As we conclude our run in Las Vegas this December, we are thrilled to be recognized not only by the Themed Entertainment Association but also by our wonderful fans who helped us extend the show three times.”
Revealing a rupture in the Particle Ink Metaverse, where the virtual world blends into the physical world, “Speed of Dark” invites visitors to explore an abandoned warehouse that contains a portal into the 2.5th dimension. A place of pure magick and captivating performance, “Speed of Dark” offers every visitor an opportunity for personal, intimate interactive exploration.
“Particle Ink: Speed of Dark” is currently on view in the Las Vegas Arts District through Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. Each “Speed of Dark” experience lasts approximately one hour and takes place Thursdays through Sundays at 7 and 9 p.m. and Mondays at 7 p.m. inside The LightHouse, located at 918 S. Main Street. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ParticleInk.com.
ABOUT THEMED ENTERTAINMENT ASSOCIATION
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is the international non-profit association representing the world’s leading creators, developers, designers and producers of compelling places and experiences – worldwide. Its members bring specific expertise in a variety of disciplines to a field that is constantly evolving: the creation of successful, highly engaging, out of home visitor attractions and experiences in the leisure and travel sector. These entertaining and educational projects include theme parks, water parks, museums, zoos, corporate visitor centers, casinos, restaurants, branded experiences, multimedia spectaculars, retail spaces, resorts and hospitality, destination attractions and more. TEA encompasses a community of more than 1,700 member companies in 45 countries.
ABOUT PARTICLE INK
Presented by Kaleidoco, an entertainment technology company, the “Particle Ink: Speed of Dark” portal is now open at The LightHouse in the 18b Las Vegas Arts District. Brought to life by a team whose resumes include Sleep No More, Cirque du Soleil, Disney Imagineering and myriad other creative endeavors, the Particle Ink Metaverse blends the virtual world into the physical world through mixed-reality and innovative technologies. Particle Ink encompasses thought-provoking creativity, imaginative interactive installations and mind-bending, dynamic digital and physical portals designed to enlighten and inspire audiences. For more information, visit particleink.com.