Class Code: TG02
Behind the Mask: The Evolution of Halloween in North America
Friday May 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
From Trick-or-Treat to Devil’s Night, this one-hour multimedia presentation by folklorist Tome Wilson of The Mill Race Theatrical Company will focus on the ever-changing festival of Halloween in North America.
About Tome Wilson
Tome Wilson is a senior art director and communication specialist with over 18 years of design experience. His portfolio includes a wide-breadth of agency work, Emmy award-winning technology, and Fortune 50 products used by over 27 million Americans. He’s best known for his advances in the fields of Immersive Design and Accessible Design.
As an Immersive designer, he leads the productions at The Mill Race Theatrical Company including: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Theater of Fear, and The Witches’ Summoning. He is also the founder of Séance Media , an event production company that specializes in fully immersive theatrical séances.
An avid technologist and Halloween folklore expert, Tome combines modern technology with the occult to bring the spirit world to life.