The Theater of War: Soldiers & Citizens Tour presented readings of ancient Greek dramas to military and civilian communities as a catalyst for powerful discussions about the visible and invisible wounds of war. By presenting these plays to military and civilian audiences, the goal was to de-stigmatize psychological injury, increase awareness of post-deployment psychological health issues, and to disseminate information regarding available resources.
Mike lead the team that developed a mobile app that was used to capture audience "sentiment" in real-time during the performance, as well as feedback afterwards. Designed to be streamlined and accessible, audience members were able to tap whenever a moment of the performance resonated with them. The app was a tool to help generate compassion and understanding between diverse audiences.