Photo of a student using a VR headset and controllers on the Maltz Performing Arts Center stage

Maltz’s Joe Piccolo and Engineering’s John Mays talk about the new program they developed at the center

CWRU students bringing virtual reality to center stage at Maltz Performing Arts Center

WEWS: Joe Piccolo, production manager at the Maltz Performing Arts Center, and John Mays, a mechanical engineering student from Case School of Engineering, talked about the new program at the center they developed, along with Maltz Center Stage Manager Amy Weaver. The program allows clients to remotely view possible stage designs and layouts in 3D virtual reality without having to visit the theater in person.